Landcare: Eco events THIS weekend

Please find information below about 3 events this weekend.

National Environment Centre organic farm tour

When: THIS Sat20th August, 10am – 12pm

Where: Ettamogah Road, Thurgoona NSW

Cost: Free

The National Environment Centre, which is part of TAFE NSW, will be holding a tour of their 200ha organic farm. The farm, which is run by students undertaking courses in organic production and permaculture, produces organic vegetables and herbs, organic lamb and pork, paddock-based chickens and eggs, organic olives and honey.

Please RSVP to Rob Fenton (02 6043 6722 or rob.fenton )

Violet Town Eco Tour

When: THIS Sunday 21st August, 11am 3pm

Where: Meet at Violet Town Community Complex, 37 Cowslip St, Violet Town

Cost: Free

Come for a walking tour of Violet Town sustainability initiatives with local permaculture designer and teacher David Arnold, and see how much even a small rural community can achieve in just a few years. Visit the energy efficiency retrofit of the community buildings, a volunteer-driven creek restoration project, two energy efficient houses, the Violet Town Community Forest, and Murrnong Permaculture Farm.

For more details: www.vtecoliving.blogspot.com

Please RSVP to arnold.vt or ph 03 5798 1679

Wodonga Sustainability Fair

When: THIS Sunday 21st August, 10am 3pm

Where: La Trobe University, Wodonga

Cost: Free

The 4th Wodonga Sustainbility Fair retains its orientation towards sustainable living and related practices that preserve resources and reduce the negative impact on our environment.
2010 saw thirty-four organisations display a variety of sustainable products and services and the day attracted over 1000 visitors.

For more details: www.latrobe.edu.au/aw/events/major-campus-events/sustainability-fair

Amber Croft

Regional Landcare Facilitator | North East Victoria

P: 0429 400 411

E: amber.croft@landcarevic.net.au

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