Sustainable living, events and news in the City of Port Phillip

Event Composting and worm farming in apartments - free talk 6:30pm on Wednesday 24 August 2016 at St Kilda Town Hall. Free composting and worm farming in apartments workshop. Learn how you can turn your food waste into nutrient rich soil that is like gold for the garden, with a focus on apartment living. Find out about the different composting and worm farming options that work in apartments and how much they cost, how much space and time you’ll need to make it work. Speakers include Richard Thomas from WormLovers on worm farms, Dane Morrissey on composting, Penelope Lynch on Bokashi bins. here will be hands on demonstrations for all of these options, so you’ll get to see, touch and smell what they are really like. This will be followed by a Q&A with Richard, Dane and Brett Hedger from City of Port Phillip. Bring a bottle and take home free samples of compost and worm juice, and go into the draw to win your own Bokashi bin or worm farm. What's on, My Community, My House, What your council is doing Event Botany of the Sandbelt Have you wondered what the difference between a sedge or a grass is? News, What's on, My Community Event Edible Ecosystems: Introduction to Edible Forest Garden Design Want to be a designer of edible forest gardens? News, What's on, My Community

Upcoming events

Event Book Binding with native plant Fibres Learn to bind your own book with native plants. News, What's on, My Community Event Seedlings info night and 'mini PD' Interested in joining Seedlings and learn about how to implement sustainability measures? Or planning to continue? News, What's on, What your council is doing Event Native Plants for your Space Ever wanted to grow your own bush food? Want your own wildflower meadow?Than this is the class for you! News, What's on, My House
Event Propagate, Plant, Repeate How to start a garden without paying for plants? Join this interactive lesson on how to cut, divide and grow seeds. News, What's on, My Community Event The Age of Consequencies Sustainable Living Festival presents this special screening of the latest documentary on Climate Change. News, What's on Open House Melbourne 2016 This year's new edition to the St Kilda Open House venues is The Esplanade Vaults. News, What's on, My Community Renewable energy project powers along with tender release Port Phillip Council’s street lights and three town halls could be powered by “green” energy following a tender released today to develop a large scale renewable energy plant in regional Australia. News, What's on, What your council is doing Event Ride2Work day 2016 Join us for Ride2Work Day on 12 October 2016 What's on, My Community, What your council is doing, At Work Event Fungi Foray Are you interested in fungi? Would you like to learn more about the different types of mushrooms? Then head to Westgate Park. News, What's on, My Community Event Transition Town Port Phillip Are you a community connector or a change agent? Would you like to be one? News, What's on Event 2016 Open House Melbourne Wondering how green can be a heritage building? News, What's on, My Community The Earth in 500 years Global warming has implications for current times, as well as the future. News