Lunch time!

Lunch time!

Lunch time at Urban Farm and House! Bruschetta with tomatoes, basil and saltbush straight from the garden. Washed down with a hot cup of herbal brew – with lemon and mint also from the garden. The tomatoes self-seeded from compost, basil collected from a...
Futurefoodsystem

Futurefoodsystem

Be sure to check out Futurefoodsystem – a self sustaining, closed loop, two-bedroom home that will shelter, feed and provide energy for its inhabitants – on display now at Federation Square. Its fantastic to see the concepts of self-sufficiency, and...
The Sustainable Hour

The Sustainable Hour

For seven years, The Sustainable Hour have broadcasted weekly on the Geelong-based community radio station The Pulse – 94.7, a live internet stream, and podcast. They have focussed in particular on the climate emergency and solutions to combat the situation....
E-bikes

E-bikes

We have been lucky¬† enough to have the opportunity of trialling a Tern GSD e-bike – a sustainable and healthy alternative to the motor car for trips around town. It’s great for school drop off (get right to the gate and avoid those oversized SUV queues in...
Tiny Houses

Tiny Houses

There is a lot of air time dedicated to the topic of tiny houses. In time mainstream television and media will move on once the ratings show signs of a plateau or decline, but we believe the interest in downsizing, re-connecting with nature, and eliminating material...
Embodied Energy

Embodied Energy

Embodied energy is the amount of energy required to produce a particular item or material and make it available for use. Highly processed materials such as stainless steel, glass, and concrete take a lot of energy to produce when all manufacturing processes, mining...