Sustainable Living Festival by Freya Hansford

This weekend  the Macedon Ranges Sustainability Group is hosting its 7th annual Macedon Ranges Sustainable Living Festival.

Hansford, FreyaTo be held on Saturday from 10am till 4pm, the Sustainable Living Festival will feature various local ethical businesses showcasing sustainable living ideas and technologies, sustainable food and gardening.

The State Minister for Energy will be connecting the new solar array at Black Forest Mill and visiting the site for a proposed community wind farm.

There is a lot to see and do. Entry is $10 for Adults, $5 for kids and $25 for families.

There will be heaps of live music with some great local bands including:
12:35pm Mosey featuring former Braemar College student Bridie Johnstone 1:15pm Zoe Fox 2:10pm David Jurianz 3:10pm Jarrod Shaw and Sarah Wilkinson.

Wind down on Sunday with a relaxing and entertaining community picnic at the Woodend Children’s Park from 12.30pm.

The Macedon Ranges Sustainability Group promotes renewable energy projects, vegetarianism and how to live in a low impact way that shares the planets resources with future generations.

Freya Hansford
Environment Prefect

For a number of years now, our  Year 9 Braemar College students have been volunteering at this event as part of their community service.


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