Monday, September 26, 2011

Re-skilling Workshop - Introductory Beekeeping Sunday 25 September 2011

Re-skilling Workshop - Introductory Beekeeping  
Sunday 25 September 2011 9am - 1pm

Course was  full - but postponed because of rain  

Participate in taking apart a hive; identify queen, drones and workers. Learn the basics of keeping your own hive/s. Discussion around native bee species, pollination and food security.
Notes and resource list provided. 

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Bellingen Seed Savers host Jude and Michel Fanton 17/18 September 2011

The  founders of the Seedsavers Network, Jude and Michel Fanton came to Bellingen to present

Film and discussion on Saturday 17 September 2011

Workshop at Gleniffer on Sunday 18 September 2011

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Bellingen Seed Savers at the Spring Plant Fair 10 September 2011

The Bellingen Seed savers stall was visited by more than 400 people, taking away seeds and plant material.

The many volunteers at the stall  were run of their feet for  more than six hours.

Sunday, September 4, 2011

Energy Festival 3 September 2011

The Transition Bellingen stand at the Energy Festival presented the development of the Transition Initiative ion Bellingen.

The displays included Bellingen Seed Savers and a pictorial history of past events.

The main attraction was the invitation to take a nap, progressing the personal resilience project of "NAP-IN".

Ways of reducing energy usage was demonstrated by a model showing the value of shadecloth - reducing temperature in room by 5 degrees C, and the use of a pyrolisis cooking stove.

photographs at  Transition Bellingen Events Photographs