LFG Stall at the Logan Eco Action Festival (LEAF)

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LFG Stall at the Logan Eco Action Festival (LEAF)

Time: May 27, 2018 from 10am to 3pm
Location: Griffith uni Meadowbrook
Event Type: festival
Organized By: Lyn Buffett
Latest Activity: May 26, 2018

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Come and help out at our stall atLEAF. Please comment below if you would like to man an information station (on a food gardening topic of your choice) or if you can give a short talk on topic of your choice.

LEAF is a fun and inspiring community festival that generates awareness about the issues our environment faces and practical ways to address them.

LEAF offers attendees access to a wide range of eco businesses, demonstrations, workshops, children’s activities and live music. This interactive and educational event is designed to, empower festival attendees to find new ways to decrease their environmental footprint.

Costa Georgiadis from ABC’s Gardening Australia will be joining us again at this year's event. The theme for LEAF 2018 is “Rethink the future”. 

Planning for the 2018 Logan Eco Action Festival (LEAF) is well underway. These are the key details you need to know:

  • What: Logan Eco Action Festival (LEAF)
  • Where: Griffith University, Logan Campus
  • When: Sunday 27 May 2018
  • Time: 10am - 3pm
  • Entry Cost: Free
  • Parking: Free onsite, or catch the train to Loganlea Station and hop on our free shuttle bus

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Comment by Julie Graham on May 9, 2018 at 20:55

I'm attending a wedding in Toowoomba that weekend so won't be able to participate.

So sorry about this but I didn't have a decision in the date for wedding.

Comment by Shayne Meibusch on April 29, 2018 at 8:06

 I can transport the sugarcane bales again this year also spend some time as a general helper at the stall .

Comment by Marilyn Carey on April 27, 2018 at 11:21

Not sure if this is where you want this but this is basically what I put down on lyn’s survey. Not very fit, but hope i can can help somewhere. 

Sorry about taking so long to reply, only just got the next months program sorted. Taken a long time to think about what I can talk about. I’m not an expert in anything, just been muddling around for a very long time.  Mostly along perma culture lines for the last 40 years. .
I can’t stand in one place for too long, but could sit and chat to people, maybe with a small table or something to put things on. Or maybe a short general talk with a microphone.
Maybe talk about going from a bare bit of ground to a jar of marmalade. With photos and samples
Or I could talk about basic practical permaculture with photos and samples of how my basically permaculture mess developed over the last 30 years.
I could bring photos of my foraging type muddle of a garden, and maybe some samples of root like ginger or citrus or bananas or whatever might be ripe by then.
Or maybe a series of photos of my orchard starting with rainforest, clear fell, woodchip wasteland, new orchard, intensive weed farm, to semi mature orchard. Demonstrating that any obstical can be overcome.
Or I could talk about making jams and pickles. Have won prizes in the past but don’t do much anymore because nobody eats sugar these days, it’s all stir fries.
Or do as I say, not as I did - 50 years mistakes!
Or maybe just the photos and written explanations that could go on a whiteboard.
Or anything else you can think of.
I’m not fit enough to do much heavy lifting for setting up or cleaning up etc but could bring all my own stuff, apart from a whiteboard.

Comment by Mary Perryn on April 19, 2018 at 11:18

Happy to be a general helper.

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