I won the major prize in the Nature Conservation Council of NSW’s Illawarra Climate Challenge!
I was interviewed by Gavin Webber from The Greening Of Gavin as part of a series of podcasts he’s done with sustainable bloggers from around Australia. Let me know what you think!
I’m a big fan of US farmer Joel Salatin. He’s the man behind Polyface Farm, “a family owned, multi-generational, pasture-based, beyond organic, local-market farm and informational outreach in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley”. You might recognise him from the recent films Food, Inc and Fresh, and from Michael Pollan’s book The Omnivore’s Dilemma. One of my favourite articles … [Read more…]
I was recently interviewed for another gardening article in the Illawarra Mercury. My last interview was back in March, on the subject of lunar planting. Unfortunately they don’t put these articles online, so you’ll have to make do with this dodgy scan – click on the image to make it bigger (be warned, it’s a … [Read more…]
A little while ago I mentioned that I was interviewed for a podcast by Tim Denshire-Key. Tim is a student from RMIT who has been travelling around Australia, checking out sustainability initiatives and interviewing people. He’s finally back home and working his way through the 50+ interviews he recorded. What a huge job! Well, my … [Read more…]
Yesterday I met up with Tim Denshire-Key at Wollongong University, and he interviewed me about our participation in the Sustainable Illawarra Super Challenge and our efforts to become more sustainable in an ordinary suburban house. He’ll use the audio in an upcoming podcast. Tim is studying Industrial Design at RMIT in Melbourne, and is currently … [Read more…]
I’m now officially a suburban eco-warrior – the newspaper said so, so it must be true! I finally got a chance to scan the Illawarra Mercury article I was interviewed for last week. Click on the small image to see the full-sized one (be warned – it’s about 750 KB). You might have to zoom … [Read more…]
We did an interview and some photos with Paul from Wollongong Council for Sustainable Illawarra today. Paul is going around and gathering stories from about 25 different households, putting together some case studies and other materials for the Sustainable Illawarra project. Maybe we’ll end up on their web site, or possibly in a booklet or … [Read more…]