Free Workshops & Demonstrations

From tiny houses to big ideas, be inspired  

Backyard Aquaponics
Sat, Apr 13
Anglesea Community House
Apr 13, 2019, 3:00 PM – Apr 29, 2019, 3:45 PM
Anglesea Community House, 5 McMillan St, Anglesea VIC 3230, Australia
Grow an entire dinner right in your backyard with aquaponics! If you have ever wondered about Aquaponics and how you can grow your own healthy fish, herbs and vegetables in your own backyard but were confused about where to start, this is talk is for you.
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Tiny homes and big ideas
Sat, Apr 13
Community Hall- Green Living Festival
Apr 13, 2019, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Community Hall- Green Living Festival, 5 McMillan St, Anglesea VIC 3230, Australia
Learn about the different aspects of designing, building and living in a Tiny House from owner and professional builder, Paul, from Tiny Houses Victoria, Taylan from Big Tiny and Stuart from Jesuit Tiny Homes.
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Edible garden design
Sat, Apr 13
Hayshed- Green Living Festival
Apr 13, 2019, 2:30 PM – 3:15 PM
Hayshed- Green Living Festival, 5 McMillan St, Anglesea VIC 3230, Australia
Have you ever wanted to grow your own food, but weren’t sure where to start? Join author and permaculture guru, Craig Castree as he talks you through the basics of how to plan your own productive garden using permaculture principles.
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Queen Bee story time
Sat, Apr 13
Anglesea Community Garden
Apr 13, 2019, 2:30 PM – 3:15 PM
Anglesea Community Garden, 5 McMillan St, Anglesea VIC 3230, Australia
Come hear what all the buzz is about with author and illustrator Felicity Marshall as she reads her book Hello, honey bee. Each participant will also get to take home their own small jar of honey!
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Sourdough bread making
Sat, Apr 13
Anglesea Community House
Apr 13, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM
Anglesea Community House, 5 McMillan St, Anglesea VIC 3230, Australia
We all know that nothing smells better than home baked bread but have you ever baked your own? In this demonstration you'll learn about how to start your own sourdough starter and gain the confidence to bake your own bread at home.
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Keeping chooks
Sat, Apr 13
Anglesea Community Garden
Apr 13, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Anglesea Community Garden, 5 McMillan St, Anglesea VIC 3230, Australia
Chooks make a great addition to sustainable gardens and make great pets. Learn about how to look after backyard chooks so they remain happy and healthily while giving you joy, beautiful golden eggs and great fertiliser for your garden.
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Attracting insects into the garden
Sat, Apr 13
Youth Room, Green Living Festival
Apr 13, 2019, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM
Youth Room, Green Living Festival, 5 McMillan St, Anglesea VIC 3230, Australia
Join Denis Crawford, author of 'Garden Pests, Diseases and Good Bugs: The Ultimate Illustrated Guide for Australian Gardeners' and learn how to identify the beneficial insects that pollinate and provide free pest control to your garden.
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The secrets to an energy efficient home
Sat, Apr 13
Anglesea Community House
Apr 13, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Anglesea Community House, 5 McMillan St, Anglesea VIC 3230, Australia
Making your home more efficient is a journey that can lead to both improved comfort and lower energy bills. Come and be inspired to take that journey by seeing examples of how it's possible to achieve energy bills of near zero and, at the same time making your home a nicer place to be.
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Create a worm farm
Sat, Apr 13
Anglesea Community Garden
Apr 13, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM
Anglesea Community Garden, 5 McMillan St, Anglesea VIC 3230, Australia
Learn all you need to know to be a successful worm farmer and how worm farming is a great alternative to disposing of your food waste in the rubbish bin while creating natural fertiliser for your garden.
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Pest-repellent plants and other organic solutions to garden pests with Penny Woodward
Sat, Apr 13
Youth room- Green Living Festival
Apr 13, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM
Youth room- Green Living Festival, 5 McMillan St, Anglesea VIC 3230, Australia
Join author Penny Woodwood (Herbs for Australian Gardens) as she talks about organic gardening, cultivation and planting insect repellent herbs, companion planting and much more.
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Queen Bee story time
Sat, Apr 13
Anglesea Community Garden
Apr 13, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM
Anglesea Community Garden, 5 McMillan St, Anglesea VIC 3230, Australia
Come hear what all the buzz is about with author and illustrator Felicity Marshall as she reads her book Hello, honey bee. Each participant will also get to take home their own small jar of honey!
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Creative vegetarian cuisine
Sat, Apr 13
Community House- Green Living Festival
Apr 13, 2019, 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
Community House- Green Living Festival, 5 McMillan St, Anglesea VIC 3230, Australia
Vegetarian food is healthy, interesting and good for everyone. In this class you'll learn to create fulfilling, innovative and delicious dishes that the whole family will love.
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Speed date a stylist
Sat, Apr 13
The dressing room- Living Green Festival
Apr 13, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:45 PM
The dressing room- Living Green Festival, 5 McMillan St, Anglesea VIC 3230, Australia
Would you like to learn some cool Up-cycling ideas to rock your wardrobe? Join Ana Fernanda Covarrubias, Eco Fashion Stylist from @the_second_runway for this styling workshop and see first hand that second hand, doesn't mean second best. No sewing skills required!
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Edible weeds with Doris Pozzi
Sat, Apr 13
Youth Room- Green Living Festival
Apr 13, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM
Youth Room- Green Living Festival, 5 McMillan St, Anglesea VIC 3230, Australia
What if many of the weeds in our garden were just as edible as the vegetables we tend beside them? Join Doris Pozzi, author of ‘Edible Weeds and Garden Plants of Melbourne’, for a fascinating talk on the wild side.
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Queen Bee story time
Sat, Apr 13
Anglesea Community Garden
Apr 13, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Anglesea Community Garden, 5 McMillan St, Anglesea VIC 3230, Australia
Come hear what all the buzz is about with author and illustrator Felicity Marshall as she reads her book Hello, honey bee. Each participant will also get to take home their own small jar of honey!
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Vegan cooking with Anita
Sat, Apr 13
Community House -Green Living Festival
Apr 13, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
Community House -Green Living Festival , 5 McMillan St, Anglesea VIC 3230, Australia
Are you intrigued by the benefits of plant-based eating and want to know more? Join us to learn some delicious vegan takes on some classic dishes.
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Create a worm farm
Sat, Apr 13
Anglesea Communtiy Garden
Apr 13, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Anglesea Communtiy Garden, 5 McMillan St, Anglesea VIC 3230, Australia
Learn all you need to know to be a successful worm farmer and how worm farming is a great alternative to disposing of your food waste in the rubbish bin while creating natural fertiliser for your garden.
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Wicking bed demonstration & talk
Sat, Apr 13
Community Garden Gate- Green Living Fest
Apr 13, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Community Garden Gate- Green Living Fest, 5 McMillan St, Anglesea VIC 3230, Australia
Learn how to make a wicking bed from upcycled materials. With our drying climate it is increasingly important to use water wisely. Wicking beds are a great way to grow with less water. This hands-on demonstration will teach you how to make a wicking bed from various recycled materials.
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How eating beef can save the world
Sat, Apr 13
The hayshed
Apr 13, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
The hayshed, 5 McMillan St, Anglesea VIC 3230, Australia
Come hear from Sprunt Farm how eating beef can actually save the world..intrigued? Come along to find out more.
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