Spring Sharing for Seed Freedom & Fair Food

October 23, 2016

October 23, 2016

1:00 pm To 5:00 pm

Mullumbimby Community Garden, Stuart St, Mullumbimby, New South Wales, Australia



Event Description

Join Byron Hinterland Seed Savers and Byron Region Food Sovereignty Network for the Spring Sharing. 

This local event supports both international and national campaigns promoting alternative farming approaches, new ways of shopping, and sustainable eating habits that all encourage consumers to use the soil beneath their feet and their purchasing power to make positive impacts on our society and the environment.

Bring: Any abundance of seeds, plants, tubers, produce you have to share & a plate of finger food.

Enter the Fair Food Spring Bake-Off – Free & Optional

Make something and include any of the four ingredients found in the Byron Region Food Sovereignty Network logo. (Citrus, Avocado, Macadamia, Banana). You will need to bring it on the day, and will be required to write and display your ingredients at the event. Judges will reward for taste, creativity, authenticity and enthusiasm.

Prizes include $100 Santos Organics gift voucher (1st), a Future Feeders Family Fresh Produce Box (2nd) and a 3 pack of Honey Bee Wraps. (3rd)

1:00pm – Arrive
1:15pm – Welcome
1:30pm – Future Feeders Farm Tour and/OR BHSS Seed Saving Skills Workshop (you choose)
2:00pm – Future Feeders Farm Tour and/OR BHSS Seed Saving Skills Workshop (you choose)
2:30pm – Spring Fair Food “Local bake-off” + Afternoon tea & awards
3:30pm – BRFSN workshop session – Crowdsourcing discussion about Fair Food Themes facilitated by Paul Crebar
4:30pm – Seed Swap Ceremony facilitated by BHSS
5:00pm – Finish

Flow: $5 for network membership fees.


Byron Region Food Sovereignty Network & Byron Hinterland Seed Savers


Short description—organiser

The Byron Region Food Sovereignty Network is a part of a greater movement of people who are active and engaged in creating a transparent and clean local food system.

Fair Food Week theme

Theme 1: Alternative Farming Methods,Theme 2: Alternative Eating Habits,Theme 3: Alternative Purchasing Patterns

Contact Information


How to book

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