4th April 2015 – Ecoburbia Festival Update

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Narara Ecoburbia Festival.

Nearly 4,000 people attended the 2015 Narara Ecoburbia Festival on 11 April 2015.

Here is some of what happened.

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Hot Pans on Fire, Marysville, Vic., steel band gave wonderful concert and told their story of rebuilding community through music.


Elizabeth Farrelly, Sydney Morning Herald Opinion writer, talked on “Dreaming of Ecoburbia: ecovillages and the quest for more sustainable habitat”.

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Art Tank ran an all-day drop-in workshop for kids, Making Sound From Recycled Materials.


Dr. Samantha Graham, OUTOFYOUR MIND, Mind Trainer for South Sydney Rabbitohs, spoke on “Mind Training for High Performance”.


John Seed, from Rainforest Alliance, spoke on “Deep Ecology and the Conservation of Nature”.


Tumbi Tyres and More, Solar powered tyre repairers, exhibited all day.

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Eco Chic Hair Boutique, Sustainable Salons Program, exhibited all day.

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Contacts and details.

email: ecoburbia@neln.org.au Ph. 0478 636 033.

The Narara Ecoburbia Facebook site is: https://www.facebook.com/NararaEcoburbia

The Narara Ecoburbia web site is: http://neln.org.au/ecoburbia/

The Narara Ecoburbia Festival took place at the Narara Valley High School, Cnr. Fountains and Pandala Road, Narara, NSW 2250, Australia, from 9 a.m to 4 p.m.on Saturday 11 April 2015.