Feb 24, 2010

Transition Town Hervey Bay

Transition Town Hervey Bay update.

Celebrity visit

We have invited Jerry Colby Williams from ABC Gardening to visit us once again and he will give a talk at the USQ on Saturday 27 March 2010.

TIME 10.30am – 12.00Noon

Gold coin donation at the door.

Jerry is a curator, writer, executive member of Queensland Conservation Council, director of the Seed Savers' Foundation, a patron of ANZES (the Australia & New Zealand Solar Energy Society), and an ABC TV Gardening Australia television presenter. Trained at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Jerry is qualified in horticultural estate management, soft landscape design, horticultural and botanical sciences.

Projects completing – what next?

As Transition Town Hervey Bay draws near to the end of its 2 year project, its heartening to see so many new volunteers coming on board full of enthusiasm and great ideas. The Low Carbon Diet, the Energy Descent Action Plan and the TT Gardeners are all scheduled to wind up in June but there are calls already to go beyond that date, so it looks as though a new team will form.

Next Meeting Thursday 25 February at Images Training Restaurant, Wide Bay TAFE, Urraween Rd. A short film and social meeting.

Library Presentations

Transition Fraser Coast presentations at:

Maryborough Library Thursday 25 Feb 10am
Hervey Bay Library Friday 26 Feb 10am


You are invited to the Transition Town Gardener’s very first BYO BBQ

When: Sunday 7 March 2010. 11am – 2pm

Where: At the Cottage, 16 Peter’s Lane, Pialba

Why: To share good food with good people in the wonderful garden that is evolving.

BYO everything (plates, cutlery etc) and mix with like minded people while you share recipes, gardening tips and make new friends. There will be a raffle, plant sales and an opportunity to meet one of Hervey Bay’s leading chefs. See you there!

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