Sunday, March 14, 2010

Transition Kenmore March Meeting - Climate Friendly Food

Transition Kenmore's next meeting is on Wednesday the 17th of March. Our main topic will be:

"Climate Friendly Food" - presented by Louise Orr

We are delighted to have Louise share this presentation with us which was very well received at Woodford

Louise lives and works as a committed environmentalist. Graduating from the University of Queensland with an honours degree in environmental science, she has spent 15 years working within the environment and related industries. Louise spent a number of years consulting within the area of sustainable agriculture, and has also delivered natural resource management and land management programs at both local and state government level. Louise currently works providing research and advice on sustainability issues for the Queensland Government. She is passionate about food and the challenges and risks presented in feeding the earths people. She is a committed local food advocate, who understands how cultural, ecological and economically healthy food systems create resilient, inclusive communities.

Wed March 17th 7:30pm
Uniting Church Hall
982 Moggill Rd, Kenmore

Come and be inspired about local food solutions!

Considering that Transition Kenmore just carried out its second permablitz, Louise's talk will be very topical.

Also if there are questions you want answered about your electricity bill Sustainable Jamboree are putting on an excellent forum.
Check it out:

Electricity bill Myth-busters
- Question & Answer Forum
Mt Ommaney Library Meeting Room, Dandenong Road
2 – 4pm, Wed 24 Mar, & repeated 1 – 3pm, Sat 27 Mar, 2010

Ask about
· Mysteries of your bill and your kWh / day usage
· Cheaper ways to run air-conditioning
· Booster switches
· Tariffs pros and cons – getting the most from your electrician
· Earning cash on your electricity bill
· Smart grids and demand for large scale renewables
· Peak demand myths
· Energy saving products and replacing your hot water system
· Temperature settings for water and fridges – health and safety

Panel includes Anne Armansin, Origin Retail Energy Adviser and Energy Insitute guru as well as Ed Parker, local resident and net energy generator who is earning money from solar. Ed won the Lord Mayor's Australia Day Greenheart Award in 2009.

Register early. Limited seating - phone 3375 7268

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