Lots of photos from the Kiama Sustainability Expo and Kiama Community Garden Open Day, held on Sunday. There were lots of local organisations and businesses present, as well as celebrity gardener Costa from SBS. What a top day!
I attended an event at the Kiama Library last night, “Sustaining The Library”, put on by the Kiama Greens. Ten years ago, The Greens donated about $1200 worth of books and CDs about the environment and sustainability to the Kiama Library. Last night they did it again. There are some great books in the collection … [Read more…]
I spent the day on Saturday manning a sustainability stall at the [Kiama Show](http://www.kiamashow.com.au/), and really enjoyed getting to talk to the many people that stopped by. I was wearing a few hats on the day – representing [Jamberoo Community Growers](http://sites.google.com/site/jamberoocommunitygrowers/), [Kiama FutureCare](http://kiamafuturecare.org/) and [Jamberoo FutureCare](http://jamberoofuturecare.org/). The three groups pooled our resources and had information … [Read more…]
I spoke at the launch of the [Sustainable Illawarra Super Challenge](http://www.sustainableillawarra.com.au/The-SuperChallenge.html) Round 2 today at the Dapto Ribbonwood Center. Sorry guys if I rambled too much :-). It was a great session, with beautiful food and lots of local families to meet. I was pleased to see a nice strong Kiama contingent! It was great … [Read more…]
What a great night Friday night was, with the official launch of [Kiama FutureCare](http://KiamaFutureCare.org). A little over 60 people attended as the Mayor of Kiama, Sandra McCarthy, spoke about climate change, about what the Council has done and continues to do, and about the role that grass-roots community groups like Jamberoo FutureCare and Kiama FutureCare … [Read more…]
If you live in the Kiama area, don’t forget to come to the [launch of Kiama FutureCare](http://green-change.com/2009/05/26/kiama-futurecare-launch-2/) tonight! If you’re interested in being part of the group, we’d love to meet you and get your details. We know that not everyone has the time to commit to joining every group they’re interested in. That’s OK. … [Read more…]
Things are gearing up for the launch of Kiama FutureCare on World Environment Day – Friday 5 June 2009. The Sebel Harbourside (the old infants’ school) has been generous enough to provide us with the venue free of charge, and we’ve lined up Kiama Mayor Sandra McCarthy to officiate the actual launch. We’ve also lined … [Read more…]
We had another meeting of the [Kiama FutureCare](http://kiamafuturecare.org) group last night – a big thanks to Edwin from [Little Blowhole Computers](http://www.ironstone.com.au/) for once again offering up his home as a meeting place. Kiama FutureCare is a grass-roots group of motivated community members interesting in promoting the concept of sustainability in the Kiama area. We are … [Read more…]