Yesterday I posted an article over at Design Federation wrapping up a Women in Business seminar I attended about two weeks ago. It's a pretty long and detailed post with all the advice and tips I gathered from the two guest speakers Jodie Fox of Shoes of Prey and Lucie Trinco of il Tutto. If you're a woman running your own small biz, or anyone really, head along and get some valuable insight.
I also planted some of my new seeds (yesterday's post), for which I am planning a little How-to post. My mother likes to say my green thumb is so bad I could kill plastic flowers, so all this gardening lately is my determination to really get a grip with the basics. So if you're like me and a total novice in the grow-your-own-food stakes, then you might be interested in following my progress over the next few weeks and months as seeing if it inspires you to have a go.
In that spirit of education and experimentation I'm planning to get my butt along to these awesome looking events and workshops over the coming weeks:
- Street Fair of Cycling Goodness! - part of the Bicycle Film Festival Sydney, a lovely street fair launch for Sydney Rides Festival. Aside from all the lovely bike-related stalls, food and fun there is a bike-valet. That's right people, a bike-valet. Free, Saturday 8th Oct in Taylor Square, 10am-4pm
- The Clothing Exchange (Sydney) - a giant clothes swapping event, you exchange like for like for free. The only cost is your entry ticket. $25, Monday 17th Oct at Opera Australia, Surry Hills.
- Worm Farming Workshop - hosted by the City of Sydney. Going to learn about worm wee. Free, register your place online. Various dates/locations.
(I'm heading to the Tuesday 25th Oct workshop at Waterloo Library.)
- Seed to Plate: Grow Food in Small Spaces - another CoS workshop. Free, register your place online. Various dates/locations.
(I'm heading to the Wednesday 9th Nov workshop at Green Square Library.)