Workshops & Events

As part of our ongoing covid management planning at The Joinery, we would respectfully ask that if you are unwell to refrain from attending events.

Past Workshops and Events

Edible Flowers Workshop - Fruit Salad Cups
Edible Flowers Workshop – Fruit Salad Cups

Native edibles

Preserving the Home Harvest

Fermenting & Natural Dye Workshop

Building a local food community

Food freedom: perspectives on local food sustainability

Eco Families Adelaide: Snack Sharing Session (repeat)

Eco Families Adelaide: Natural Remedies for all Seasons

Kefir and Kombucha: Fermented Goodness

Eco Families Adelaide: Snack Sharing Session

Growing Great Veggies

Feed your belly, not the bin! Food Waste Workshop

Eco Families Adelaide: Preserving Summer Delights

Film: Dirt! The Movie

Edible Flowers Workshop & Afternoon Tea

Native Food Gardening

Advanced Backyard Vegetable Gardening

Film: Fair Food The Documentary

Film: Just Eat It. A food waste story

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Growing a Flourishing City for Birds, Bees, You and Me (Photo by Sam Ryan and Dani Austin).
Growing a Flourishing City for Birds, Bees, You and Me (Photo by Sam Ryan and Dani Austin).

Fantastic Fungi exhibition

Natural Pest and Weed Management

Christmas Nature Crafts

Nature Hiking and Camping Food

Eco Families Adelaide: Native Bees + Build your Own Bee Hotel

The Sustainable Artist: Workshop with Alana Gregory

Clothing as Medicine: Natural Dye and Ayurvedic Medicine workshop

Campfire Stories Australia: Spring Cleaning

Campfire Stories Australia: The Road Less Travelled

Natural Dye Workshop with Samorn Sanixay

Campfire Stories Australia: Courage

Re-Creating with Natural Dyes (Workshop)

Public Talk – Somebody Else’s Problem: Consumerism, Sustainability and Design with Robert Crocker.

Film: Love Thy Nature

Campfire Stories Australia: Belonging

Wildlife of Greater Adelaide, Meet author James Smith

Campfire Stories Australia: Change

Film: Dirt! The Movie

Native Bees in Your Backyard

Growing a Flourishing City With Costa Georgiadis… for birds, bees, you and me

Koalas of Adelaide

Film: The Best of Scinema International Science Film Festival

The Wonderful World of Frogs

Nesting Box Workshop

Get Set for City Nature Challenge

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Wicking beds

Water smart solutions for your home and backyard

Film: Flow for the Love of Water

Water Sensitive Urban Design for Your Backyard

Wicking Bed Workshop in The Common Ground Community Garden @ The Joinery, our home base.
Wicking Bed Workshop in The Common Ground Community Garden @ The Joinery, our home base.

Grow It Local:

  • Online Information Session
  • Food Gardening for Beginners
  • Natural Pest Management
  • Worm Farms

Caring for Indoor Plants

Plant Propagation Workshop

Dig a Little Deeper Into Compost

Film – A Simpler Way: Crisis as Opportunity

Growing Great Veggies

Film: Dirt! The Movie

Native Food Gardening

Advanced Backyard Vegetable Growing

SA Community Garden Gathering

Wicking Bed Workshop

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School Holiday Workshop - Nature Collections and Mandalas
School Holiday Workshop – Nature Collections and Mandalas

School holiday workshop – Looking after our oceans

Hot Rocks!

Workshop for Homeschooling Families – The Wonderful World of Frogs

Edible Flowers for Kids

Kids Christmas Garden Crafts

Paper Making Workshop

Film: Oddball

Just Make It! Nature Collections and Mandalas

Urban Bugs N Slugs Safari

School Holiday Workshop – Nature Collections and Mandalas

Just Make It! Christmas Crafts for Children

Sharing food, conversation and inspiration. Monthly film night, screening of the french documentary ‘Tomorrow’.

“Introducing Sustainability” Book Launch

Kaurna Language Workshop

Library of Things presentation

Film Night: Minimalism

Film Night: Tomorrow

Film Night: Treading Lightly

Film Night: Living The Change

Film Night: A New Economy

Film Night: Tomorrow

Monthly Boomerang Bag Working Bees

Community Organising Training with the Wilderness Society

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Climate Action Resources Expo

Saturday 26th November| 10am-3pm | FREE

Come and join us at the Blackwood Uniting Church’s CARExpo – a day of information and resources to encourage and educate the local community in easy ways to take small actions that can positively affect climate change. This event will comprise of speakers, stalls, displays, workshops and activities for children.

Register your interest and attendance here.

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Library of Things Presentation & Workshop

Wednesday 7th December| 7-8pm | ONLINE | $5

Learn about our Library of Things and how you can become involved!

In the 1-hour webinar you will:

  • learn about the mission and purpose of a Library of Things
  • find out more about the ASC Library of Things and how you can become a member
  • be introduced to the U-Turn loan platform and guided through how it can be used to borrow items from the Library.

Register your attendance here.

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Clothes Swap

Saturday 3rd December| 11am-5pm | $5

Swapping your clothing is one antidote to fast fashion as it promotes the reduction, reuse, and recycling of clothing!
Large organizations often end up discarding most of their clothing donations into landfill, but at Sustainable Clothing Co nothing goes to waste and we have partnered with them to bring you our next Clothes Swap.

For information on how the Swap works and to register – click here.

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Nature Festival 2022 – Community Artwork

Daily | 9am-5pm | FREE

View the colourful acrylic artwork, featuring native butterfly species that was created by the 18 community members and artist TaylorJay during Nature Festival 2022.

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Urban Garden Bingo – FREE Self Guided Activity

How many of these plants, critters and garden structures can you find in the Common Ground Community Garden? Play our self-guided garden bingo activity at The Joinery or your own backyard.

Collect your copy from the Adelaide Sustainability Centre today!

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Adelaide Repair Cafe

Last Sunday of the month at Makerspace Adelaide 
Monthly sessions are a welcoming space designed to help the community learn skills to repair and mend broken or damaged items. See upcoming dates and details here.

Check out other SA-based Repair Cafes near you here.