SUSANNE RIX: GROWING FOOD FOR SUSTAINABILITY

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SUSANNE RIX: GROWING FOOD FOR SUSTAINABILITY
27th February, 2018

Co-op member Susanne Rix is a passionate advocate for food growing and sustainability and the creator the Blue Mountains Edible Garden Festival and Trail on the weekend of 3–4 March.

Susanne has been growing food since she got her first little garden and began reading about permaculture in the 1970s.

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FESTIVAL EVENTS: GROWING FOOD FOR CHANGE
27th February, 2018

Image: Overgrowing the System panelist Emmanuela Prigioni and chef Cherry Moon in the Lyttleton edible garden.

We live in uncertain times, but one thing we know for sure is that we all need to eat!

Another thing we know is that a food system that includes local, regenerative agriculture means greater food security, a healthier environment and climate, and a stronger local economy.

So, what is the vision for local food security and how are Blue Mountains residents working towards this?

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NOURISHING FAMILIES AT NORTH KATOOMBA HUB
27th February, 2018

Nourishing Families – making sauerkraut with  Danielle O’Donoghue at the North Katoomba Community Hub play group.

In 2017 the Co-op ran a pilot wholefood cooking and nutrition program, Nourishing Families, in partnership with Connect Child and Family Services, for parents and carers of children aged 0–5 at their North Katoomba Community Hub Play and Chat supported playgroup.

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COMMUNITY DONATIONS
27th February, 2018

As a not-for-profit community-owned and managed co-op, one of our core values is social responsibility. One of the ways we contribute to our community is by donating around ten per cent of our surplus to support local food related and social justice projects every year.

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BOOMERANG BAGS LAUNCH
19th September, 2017

Trish Doyle MP officially launched Boomerangs Blue Mountains at the Co-op on Saturday 2nd September. Boomerang Bags are now available at the shop to borrow and bring back, and Co-op members can earn volunteer points for sewing bags until the end of September. (more…)

PLASTIC FREE JULY COMMUNITY CELEBRATION
5th July, 2017

Come along to our Plastic Free July Community Celebration on Saturday 8th July and meet the people behind some inspiring initiatives to reduce plastic waste in the Blue Mountains.
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STUDENTS REDUCE WASTE WITH SCULPTURE
5th July, 2017

St Canice’s Primary School in Katoomba has started its own war on waste this year. Stage 3 students Marley Harrison, Bodhi Miller, Sam Kennedy and Leo Curry tell the story of their Save Our Seas project.

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YOUR SUGGESTIONS
5th July, 2017

Thanks for Your Suggestions and Messages of Love and Appreciation posted in the box outside the Main Shop.

This is where we’re up to with your recent suggestions so far…

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BOOMERANG BAGS AT THE CO-OP
5th July, 2017

Our collaboration with Boomerang Bags Blue Mountains begins this Saturday at our Plastic Free July Community Celebration at the Co-op where the bag people will be sewing bags, screen printing bag pockets and handing out take home kits.

We have a special opportunity for Co-op Members to volunteer to make bags in our newly appointed sewing room. If you are an experienced sewer and would like to earn your volunteer points sewing instead of working in the shop, you can book in at the main counter but please specify that you’d like to sew.

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SEEDLINGS AT THE CO-OP MAY
9th May, 2017

Our lovely local growers will be back in May with lots of ready-to-plant chemical-free seedlings for you to buy. Drop by for a chat, find out what they’re planting, and get some local chemical-free plants for your winter veggie garden.

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