Catch & Store Energy: Fair Harvest Festival this weekend

Fair Harvest Festival: Head down to the farm for a day of celebration with sustainability experts, live demonstrations, music and food on offer for all ages.
Fair Harvest Festival: Head down to the farm for a day of celebration with sustainability experts, live demonstrations, music and food on offer for all ages.

With a theme for 2018 of ‘Catch and Store Energy’, Fair Harvest Permaculture’s annual festival is on once again this weekend.

Boasting a fantastic lineup of both entertainment and informative experts, the festival delivers sustainable and realistic solutions for a healthy and environmentally conscious lifestyle.

Alongside demonstrations of electric and ‘veggie oil’ vehicles, bike-powered appliances, wind power, biogas and hot water systems driven by compost, attendees will have the chance to check out the latest in permaculture design, pasture improvement and animal keeping, thermal cooking and sustainable building design. 

Catch the Eat Your Greens group as they demonstrate food drying, fermenting and storage; Anthony Smith from Eco Wastewater Solutions discussing compost toilets and grey water systems; and hear from Jamie Moir about harnessing flower power with bees. 

Bee Winfield from Merri Bee Organic Farm will talk Biogas, while in the Yoga Barn, Ute Coleman will lead a session focusing on the energy from Sound Bowls. 

The ever-popular Charlie McGee and The Formidable Vegetable Sound System will be back to entertain the crowds, with a sundowner set to follow music from Arcana Rose.

The Fair Harvest Festival 2018 is on Sunday November 25 at 426 Carters Road. Gates open at 10am and food is available for purchase. BYO for sundowner. Adults $20, Unwaged $15, Kids $5 (Under 5 free). For the full program and more information about the event visit www.fairharvest.com.au