Northern Beaches event: Indira Naidoo- Permaculture for Small Spaces and indoor market

  • 27 Aug 2015
  • 7:15 PM - 9:15 PM
  • Nelson Heather Community Centre, Banksia Room, 5 Jacksons Rd, Warriewood

Please note we have a new venue for our monthly PNB meetings.  

We are excited to welcome Indira Naidoo to our new home this month. Indira is one of Australia’s most popular broadcasters and author of ‘The Edible Balcony’. She has some great ideas for anyone trying to maximise their available space for growing food, especially for those with balconies and small gardens. Join us & have your questions answered...

Also, we have teamed up with some of our favourite, local eco-product providers to bring you our INDOOR MARKET...

In between the talks, there will be plenty to feast yours eyes on, and stock up on eco goodness. Confirmed for the night are stalls from:

  • Hope Collective- Ethical Gifts

  • Nui- Eco Oills & Creams

  • PNB Living skills- Our very own stall, showcasing practical tips for your home. 

  • New leaf nursery- Lucky us, to have this great nursery on our door step. 

  • Hemp gallery- Everything in the Hempsphere :) 

$5 non-members. Free for PNB/PSN members. 

About our Speaker:

Indira's first book, the best-selling ‘The Edible Balcony’ published in 2011, about growing food in small spaces, has been launched in London, Hong Kong and New York and she lectures internationally on food sustainability issues.

Indira also hosts urban food garden tours. Last year she took a tour group to explore the rooftop farms of New York City.

She has designed two award-winning food gardens for the Australian Garden Show Sydney, in Centennial Park, and through her garden company helps community group build their own food gardens.

Indira is an ambassador for Sydney’s homeless crisis centre the Wayside Chapel and conducts weekly gardening classes on its rooftop vegetable garden for its homeless visitors.

In recent years Indira’s journalistic interest has shifted to the role global environmental issues play in conflict, poverty and food security.

She has been the media manager for consumer advocacy group CHOICE and was a Geneva-based sustainability consultant with the United Nations’ trade development arm – The International Trade Centre.

In 2009 she was selected from 2000 applicants to be trained by former US Vice President Al Gore as a climate change presenter.

Her signed book, “The Edible Balcony”, will be available for $40 cash on the night.

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