Led by experienced presenters, Living for our Future workshops, talks and events are informative and practical. Delicious locally made organic refreshments are supplied at most events, as well as giveaways, door prizes and resources to support you on your sustainable living journey.

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Boroondara Sustainable Living Festival

The Boroondara Sustainable Living Festival, held on Saturday 15 February 2014 was a huge success.

From beekeeping to wildlife gardening, bike riding to solar electricity, backyard chooks to just having fun - there was something to inspire every one.


Beginners guide to backyard chooks

Boy with chicken and egg

2pm to 4pm, Saturday 5 April

Fresh eggs and lively pets - chickens can be a fantastic addition to most productive home gardens. This popular workshop covers the essentials of selecting and caring for healthy, happy chooks in the suburbs. Presented by sustainable gardening and chook expert Maria Ciaverella from My Green Garden.

Bookings are essential as places are limited. 

Beginners guide to backyard chooks


Boroondara Waste and Recycling Centre tour

10am to 11.30am, Saturday 12 April

Ever wondered what happens to your rubbish and recyclables once they have been collected? Want to discover how to recycle items that can’t go into kerbside bins? Join us for a family friendly tour of the Camberwell recycling facility with Waste Centre Coordinator Sam Di Giovanni. See how your recyclables are processed and discover ways to recycle even more of your household waste.

Bookings are essential as places are limited. 

Boroondara Waste and Recycling Centre tour


Beginner veggie gardening

10am to 12pm, Saturday 3 May

Learn the basics in starting and maintaining an organic veggie patch at home.  Discover the importance of soil, and what, when and how to plant seeds and seedlings. Presented by gardening expert Ryan Young.

Bookings are essential as places are limited. 

Beginner veggie gardening 

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