The Down to Earth mob’s Spring Seed Sharing & Planting (Sat morning 10 Sep) was great fun, as usual. Some hands-on seed raising soil mixing, then share, plant & socialise in that order. Vera explained that the e calendula flowers that were growing there in abundance, could be infused in oil for several weeks to be the base of a healing cream (stay tuned for more cream making)
Couldn’t think of a nicer way to get engaged in your local community than to Adopt-a-Spot like the folks here at The Blue Wren Reserve in Stoneville are inviting you to do. Something all the family would enjoy. Contact Kathryn on 0429 990 861 if you require further information
This VERY short notice opportunity has opened up back at the orchard we were going to have the July Pruning Workshop at … before it was seriously rained out!
We’ll be helping Neville, the owner, with more winter pruning, possibly apples & grapes this time.
A great opportunity to help out and gain some skills at the same time. Just rock up at the orchard.
| DATE & TIME
|| Thur 25 Aug , 9.45am
|| 565 Bedford Street, Mt Helena (look for MiT sign)
| WHAT TO BRING
|| Your gloves, secateurs, loppers, branch saws etc
SCHOOLS’ TREE DAY at Mundaring Primary School, last Friday 29 July. Students from Kindy to Year 6 commemorated Schools’ Tree Day by planting activities with their buddy classes in the Early Childhood Centre. The day was extra special because it was the first event in which members from Mundaring in Transition (MiT) assisted. Many thanks to Barbara Shepherd and Ken Graham, the volunteers from MiT.
Our July movie event is a movie about the effects of the globalisation of the fashion industry and some very unsustainable practices.
CLOTHES SWAP & SOUP
We’ll be starting earlier at 6pm with some crusty bread & homemade vego soup (gold coin donation) and a bit of a Clothes Swap. So bring along items you no longer need – kid’s, men’s or women’s. Could be perfect for someone else. It’s a great way to recycle.
MOVIE AT 7PM
Join us to share your excess garden produce, fruit, seeds, cuttings, plants, gardening magazines etc.
Bring things to share, take what you can use.
No money, just sharing.
Don’t have anything to share? Then bring along something for morning tea, or just bring your smile!
Email us if there’s something in particular you are looking for.
Runs every third Sunday of the month.
The perfect movie to motivate us for Plastic Free July (and onwards). It takes us on a journey to one of the most remote places on Earth, Midway Atoll, to uncover the truth behind the mystery of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Along the way, scientists, celebrities, legislators, and activists shed light on what our society’s vast consumption of disposable plastic is doing to our oceans, and what it may be doing to our health.
Coming up next Wednesday. Our super interesting discussion about where to stash your cash so it does some good for the Planet & you! Now, more than ever, it really matters what we do with our hard-earned cash.
Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ethical-investment-tickets-24646028936