Be part of the solution with this practical sustainability workshop. Participants will learn how to make and maintain their own beeswax wraps for keeping food fresh and hygienic without the use of single-use plastics such as cling-wrap. This is a hands-on workshop where participants will make their own ready-to-use beeswax […]
Sustainable Living Workshops
Learn how to fix your old jewellery and create new and unique pieces from vintage jewellery. We’ll teach you the basic tools and techniques so that you can become self-sufficient in looking after your jewellery for years and years to come! This workshop is supported by Whitehorse Sustainable Living Week.
Participants will learn the art of twined basketry in this full day workshop. This technique is prolific amongst Indigenous Women from the Top End of Australia. It is used in ceremonies, for hunting practicalities and now for artistic expressions. This workshop is suitable for beginners as well as people who […]
What will I cook for dinner tonight? We’ve all been there: deciding that you don’t want to cook the same old thing, you waste half your lunchbreak looking at recipes online, battle the crowds after work as you run up and down the aisles shopping for the long list of […]
Join us for a day of extracting colour from local plants, flowers and food scraps to dye fibres. You will learn how to identify suitable dye sources, get multiple colours from one plant, methods to preserve and set the dyes and how to work in a sustainable way in your environment. Included […]
Have some old jewellery that you no longer wear? Learn how to recycle your old watches, earrings and other jewellery items and transform them into new contemporary pieces. This workshop is supported by Whitehorse Sustainable Living Week.
Explore the versatility and adaptability of recycled bicycle inner tubes to make one-of-a-kind contemporary jewellery pieces. Using this alternative material participants can choose to make earrings, necklaces, bracelets or rings. This workshop is supported by Whitehorse Sustainable Living Week.
Trash Puppets is on a mission to save the world…. one puppet at a time! In this workshop, you will create your very own unique, working puppet, made completely out of recycled and reused materials. No glue or paint required! Trash Puppets makes sustainability fun for people of all ages. […]
Learn the ancient craft of basketry in this full day intensive workshop. Learn how to harvest leaves, vines and grasses for weaving, how to prepare them and traditional techniques to create your own hand-woven functional basket or work of art. Incorporated in this workshop are the principles and ethics of permaculture. Materials included. […]