On Sunday 6th November, 2016 the Gawler Regional Natural Resource Centre will be hosting the 4th annual Sustainable Living Festival, an event that celebrates sustainability and aims to teach, encourage and inspire our local community to embrace and learn about living a more sustainable lifestyle in a fun way. The Sustainable Living festival 2016 will feature: Guest Speakers including: Trevor Nottle, South Australian author and dry climate gardening expert; WOMAD Talks speakers Professor John Boland and Chris Bryant, experts on designing and maintaining sustainable gardens; Kerry Cleopatra of Waking Up Wellbeing, talking on food, wellbeing and healthy community and Helen Edwards, a sustainable design and decoration blogger, speaking abour simple steps to a more sustainable home and the connections between health and home.
There will also be a range of workshops, wicking beds, electric bikes, straw bale building, mushroom growing. Kids activities including a Nature Playground, built by kids, for kids!. An interactive animal display, where the kids can hold a crocodile or even pat a snake!! An arty workshop where the kids will be making creations from 'junk' as well as a group project involving well known Artist, Scott Rathman.
Celebrity chef Simon Bryant, who promotes the use of ethically sourced and local, fresh ingredients will be presenting a cooking demonstration using locally sourced ingredients. We have over 20 stalls providing advice and information on topics such as energy efficiency, native plants, bike maintenance, community group programs, Eco friendly products, native plants, upcycled items, ethical homewares, henna tattoo's, native oils, environmentally friendly products and much, much more.
Food to suit most tastes and diets will be available for purchase on the day. Gawler Rotary Club will be cooking a bbq and Alchemy Cafe will be running an outdoor cafe. Vegan, raw and vegetarian food available!