Planetary Health Day
9am to 3pm Saturday 24 February 2024
Planetary Health Precinct
33-39 Acacia St Katoomba (former Katoomba Golf Clubhouse)
We know how overloaded everyone feels so we’re holding PLANETARY HEALTH DAY on Saturday 24 February. Visit the Planetary Health Precinct and find ways to save money, reduce disaster risk, and restore the health of our community and planet! It will be a one-stop shop and fun Community Day at the Planetary Health Precinct to help you tick off all those sustainability and disaster risk reduction goals on your to-do list.
We’ll be launching a WATER TANK COMMUNITY BULK BUY so you can order discounted water tanks. Other highlights of the day will include:
- a First Nations Cultural Workshop with Chris Tobin;
- an opportunity to meet the ‘off-grid’ Chippendale Sustainable House guy Michael Mobbs as he installs a ‘Cool Seat’ at the Precinct;
- learning about fire safety and volunteering with the fabulous South Katoomba RFS;
- learning about volunteering to protect our wildlife with WIRES;
- an opportunity to speak with local solar panel providers;
- a chance to spend some time with a local EV owner to discuss what it’s like to be an every day electric car driver in the Mountains;
- meeting Diego Bonetto and Marnee Fox at their Eat Weeds stall;
- tasting plant-based food and learning to make plant-based cheese at a tasting and ‘how-to-make-your-own cheese’ demonstration;
- an opportunity to taste fermented foods;
- viewings of our Water For Life exhibition and our wicking beds and ponds;
- learning about seed saving and buying local seeds and produce;
- a drip irrigation workshop;
- learning about reducing your waste and growing food;
- a Blackheath Community Farm stall selling seedlings;
- learning about fire resistant hempcrete;
- making or buying a Boomerang Bag;
- an opportunity to pick up free books and clothes;
- and lots more!
Be part of the swarm4planetaryhealth as we create a healthier and more fulfilling way of living together!
Contact Saskia for more information on 0473 882 868 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
This event is part of a Bioregional Collaboration for Planetary Health and is supported by the Disaster Risk Reduction Fund (DRRF). The DRRF is jointly funded by the Australian and New South Wales governments.