The Sustainable Living Festival runs for 3 weeks and promotes solutions to global warming by promoting sustainable living practices.
Started in 1998, the festival attracts over 150,000 people each year and has become Australia’s largest festival of its kind.
Sustainable Living Festival Dates 2017 – Ticket prices & Program
The festival program includes workshops, talks, demonstrations and exhibits as well as live performances and films which are used to inform and educate people about sustainable living.
Only organisations that “walk the talk” are invited to participate in this festival, so you can rest assured that you are receiving information from those don’t just talk about these philosophies, but live by them. There will be over 200 exhibitors at the event and over 100 seminars and talks.
Some of the talks will include ‘Edible Garden Basics’, ‘Netting to Protect your Harvest’, ‘Bush Foods’, ‘Poultry Chat’, ‘Redefining Progress’, ‘Gardening in Small Spaces’ and ‘Zero Emission Housing’, just to name a few.
The Festival’s Big Weekend Green Market will be held on Friday the 10th of February from 12pm–7pm, Saturday the 11th of February from 10am–6pm and Sunday the 12th of February from 10am–6pm. At this market, you will find home, design, garden, transport and much more.
Head over to Federation Square, Alexandra Gardens, Birrarung Marr and heaps of other locations during the festival, as there are events all over Melbourne which aim to educate all citizens and visitors about the environment.