Workshops & Events

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: COVID-19

We would respectfully ask that if you have ‘flu-like’ symptoms, or if you have recently travelled interstate, please refrain from attending events.

As part of our ongoing covid management planning at The Joinery, we are maintaining capacity restrictions, sign-in procedures and strict hygiene and social distancing requirements that must be adhered to.

Please note that we will continue to follow advised health and safety protocols. Registered participants will be notified and refunded if future events are cancelled.

Further information on COVID-19 is also available at the Department of Health and Wellbeing website. Thanks to everyone for your cooperation.

Warm regards, The Adelaide Sustainability Centre

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Wicking beds

Sunday 19 September | 10am-12:00pm
Wicking beds are water efficient gardens, perfect coming into summer. Register for our workshop and demonstration with Karen Montgomery. Register here.

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Guided tour of the Joinery

Monday/Tuesday 27-28 September  | FREE |Bookings essential
Check out our community environment centre in the heart of the city, including the green roof, community garden, solar demonstration and more. Register here.

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).

Natural Pest and Weed Managment

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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Film: Flow for the Love of Water

Water Sensitive Urban Design for Your Backyard

Water smart solutions for your home and 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.

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’.

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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Green Roofs presentation

Tues 12 Oct | 5:30-7pm | $7.50
Check out ASC’s new demonstration green roof and learn about their benefits, key requirements, plant and soil selection and more. Register here.

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Garden art at Common Ground Community Garden

Tuesday 28 September | 10:30am-11:30am | $10 + bf
Join community darden volunteers for a morning of art and nature, and make your own creative plant marker. Register here.

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Eco Families

No sessions scheduled
Eco Families are family-friendly workshops where participants can share their sustainability journey and skills, and bring along their little ones. If you’re interested in hosting a session please email asc@conservationsa.org.au

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plastic Free July DIY Workshop - Beeswax Wrap Making (Photo by Nina Pullen)
Plastic Free July DIY Workshop – Beeswax Wrap Making (Photo by Nina Pullen)

 

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Wildlife nesting box workshop

Sunday 26 September | 10am-12:30pm
Learn about the importance of tree hollows and how we can support native species. Build your own possum or parrot nesting box to take home. Register here.

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Fantastic Fungi exhibition

9am-5pm | Monday-Friday | Until 5 Oct
As part of Nature Festival and Biodiversity Month, discover the wonderful world of fungi with this photographic exhibition from Drew Sinton. More information here.

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Adelaide Repair Cafe

Last Sunday of the month at Makerspace Adelaide 
A welcoming space supporting community learn skills to repair broken items. See upcoming dates and details here. Check out other SA-based Repair Cafes near you here.

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Boomerang Bags Sewing Bee

Sessions currently postponed
Community made using recycled materials, Boomerang Bags are a free, fun, sustainable alternative to plastic bags. To RSVP email: francoisepiron@bigpond.com