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    Whipbird Café Coolabunia April 9th & 10th

    Stalls, Music and a Farmers Market

    A farmer to plate connect

    “Sustainable Future Community Gathering”


    April 9th & 10th 2011 at the Whipbird Café out at Coolabunia

    Entry is $5.00 per person

    For further event information call Brian Jarvis on 0427 594 776 or

    Thankfully sponsored by:

    BIEDO; LJ Hooker Kingaroy; Crow FM; Burnett Beekeeping Supplies; Sth Burnett Woodworx; Nichols Printing; ABC Local Radio Wide Bay; Sth Burnett Building Approvals; Sth Burnett Times; Go Green Generation; Country Focus.

    Saturday starts 10am: Sunday farmers market starts 7am.

    SPEAKERS & TOPICS Include: Jeff Clewett, Director & Principle Scientist of Agroclim. ‘Making the most of climate opportunities & challenges’. Ann Bennett, Retired teacher & passionate environmentalist .‘Total renewable energy by 2020’ Robert Pekin, Executive Director ‘Food Connect Foundation’ & ‘Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance’. ‘The founding of a regional farmer to plate connect’. Dr Marci Webster-Mannison, Director, Centre for Sustainable Design, School of Architecture, University of Queensland. ‘Sustainable design in buildings & communities’ Murray Hallam, Writer of ‘ Aquaponics Made Easy’ ‘Aquaponics in your backyard’. Drew Hutton, Spokesperson for ‘Friends of the Earth’ & the ‘Lock the Gate Alliance’. ‘Protecting our food and water security’. Julie Shelton, Churchill Fellow, writer, organic farmer, founder “Slow Food Sunshine Coast “. ‘Supporting regional food growers and producers through local markets’. Toby Hutcheon, Executive Director Queensland Conservation. ‘Transition to a low carbon and ecologically sustainable society’. Berneice Hilly, R Health South Burnett Community Nutritionist. ‘Healthy food choices’ Brian Jarvis, Sustainable Living Solutions. ‘Finding the balance for a sustainable future’. Go Green Generation, Tameka Gogerly & Simone White, Local solar provider & young enthusiasts. ‘Carbon footprint reduction’.

    Saturday night – Three course dinner catered by local chefs showcasing regional foods, includes wine tasting compliments of Moffatdale Winery & Kingsley Grove estate.

    Music compliments of Darren Schmidt, Vashti & Grant. Tickets $40 ON SALE NOW.

    Sunday afternoon – A smorgasbord with Chef Jimmy from Accents Restaurant & Charmaine from Whipbird Café cost $20 adults, children under 12 $10. Music by Kreatures of Kumfit.

    Muso’s welcome for the afternoon acoustic jam session, hand drums & percussion.”

    I can’t copy the jazzy poster but all the info is above.When I have any specific times for speakers etc I will post here.

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