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Kids’ toy and clothes swap

Do you have toys, clothes, and/or books that your children have outgrown? Join us for a morning of toy, clothes, and book swapping! While the swapping gets done, we have creative and sensory play activities so everyone is sure to be entertained. In collaboration with Mountain Kids Sensory Play  and 1 Million Turtles Community Conservation Program … Read more

Going Circular

This film tells the stories of four inspiring thinkers who dare to think beyond the linear “take- make- waste” approach, and highlights some of the ground-breaking innovations that are redesigning our systems for a more circular future with no waste. Going Circular offers concrete solutions to encourage us to make circularity part of our everyday life, … Read more

Adaptation for a Hypothetical Scenario

Contribute your ideas, and listen to experts, about how we can adapt before an inevitable climate change disaster in the Blue Mountains. Isolated for over three months, without grid electricity, how could we survive, and even thrive, with the right preparation? Dr Roy Tasker, Adjunct Professor of Chemistry at Western Sydney University and the Chief … Read more

No Waste on Country

Join Bunjalung woman Janelle Randall-Court and Baglady Shirley Lewis for this workshop which will look at  culture, caring for country and making it fun. Specially designed for families, but open to all. This FREE event is part of ReIMAGINE – a headline Festival of Resilience event. For more information or to RSVP click here. Numbers limited to … Read more

Imagining & Developing a Wellbeing Economy for the Blue Mountains

Imagining & Developing a Wellbeing Economy for the Blue Mountains Together An Action for Community and Environment (ACE) workshop for the Festival of Resilience. Is it possible for us in the Blue Mountains to survive the uncertain future we face with climate change?  Perhaps even to thrive? We think we can!  Join us as we … Read more

The Magic of Biochar & the Promise of Pyrolysis

The Magic of Biochar and the Promise of Pyrolysis Are you growing some of your own food?  Do you have a garden you are proud of?  Do you know that you could increase the productivity and health of your soil by applying biochar? Come and learn about this extraordinary substance – which ancient inhabitants in … Read more

Towards Zero Waste Success Stories

Join local business and community representatives in a lively discussion, where we share our success stories – and what we all need to do better. With energetic facilitation by Blue Mountains Deputy Mayor Romola Hollywood. Bring your stories to share! Featuring: Mountain High Pies Lindsay’s Café Leura Garage Café Junction 142 Lyttletons Co-op Blue Mountains … Read more

In the press – Festival reimagines future

Published in the Blue Mountains Gazette 14 September 2022: HOW do I start a community garden? Is zero waste really possible? How would we manage if our roads were cut off by natural disaster? What could a wellbeing economy look like in the Blue Mountains? These are some of questions that will be explored at the … Read more

Farm It Forward Growing Local Food and Community Workshop and Tour

Join us at 9.30am until 12.30 pm for a comprehensive tour of the main FiF Headquarters and how-to workshop by FiF Coordinator Manu ! Location: Clear View Parade Hazelbrook (see ticket link for more info) In this three hour morning/afternoon session, you will learn: Why backyard and community farms are vital to a resilient future … Read more