At Green Connect, they're branching out to help you in the garden and around the house! Interest in sustainable living is on the rise so let them teach you in the comfort of your own home via School of Green Living, a mixed bunch of live webinars which draw on over nine years of experience working in sustainability. Each week, sign up to learn from one of the experts on the Green Connect team as they share their expertise in:
- Growing chemical free vegetables and herbs
- Making tasty meals out of local, seasonal produce
- Zero-waste living
- Caring for chickens, bees and other backyard farm animals
- And more!
Be empowered to implement the changes you want and create a more sustainable household and community!
May 23: What can I grow? Characteristics of the seasonal vegetables and herbs we can grow May 30: Resilience in diversity: Crop rotation and companion planting methods June 6: Weeds, pests, disease and malnutrition: Planning a response to common vegetable growing issues
Sign up to hear our farm manager, Cal Champagne walk you through the skills that led he and his team to turn 11-acres of disused land into what is now Green Connect Farm, one of the country's leading examples of urban agriculture.
Cal has been the manager of Green Connect Farm since its establishment. After growing up on a permaculture demonstration property on the Far South Coast of NSW, Cal moved the Illawarra to study environmental sciences at UOW. He then went on to postgraduate studies in Sustainable Food Systems at the University of Sydney.