Archive for the ‘The Living Classroom’ Category

Alex is back!
The next round of artists-in-residence at The Living Classroom has begun. The project, with the quirky title, “An Artist, A Farmer and a Scientist walk into a bar…” has recommenced with several of the artists staying at TLC during this week. Artist Alex Wisser is on...
Renowned soils consultant to visit Bingara
Nicole Masters from Integrity Soils is an agro-ecologist and sought after speaker, educator and consultant. Nicole has been working in regenerative agriculture for 20 years and works with farmers in New Zealand, Australia and the US. Nicole is delivering a one day workshop, Resilient Soil Systems at The Living...
Koala food project underway
As part of a Koala Food Project funded through North West Local Land Services and supported by the Gwydir Shire Council and Northern Slopes Landcare, a Koala Food Tree garden is being planted by the Gwydir Ark Threatened Species group at The Living Classroom in Bingara. ...
Display for the Fader Emporium
Vision 2020, in conjunction with The Carbon Farm & The Living Classroom has taken a three month lease on part of The Fader Building, including the two northerly windows. The purpose is to create wonderful display space for the many great things which are going on in our community, and...
Carbon Science: Science Culture workshops excite learning
‘An artist, a farmer and a scientist walk into a bar …’ is a quirky title for an amazing process of learning and discovery. The idea, that these three people can engage in conversation around common subjects led to the Carbon Science: Carbon Culture Workshops at The Living Classroom...
Alex is ready to start digging!
Artist Alex Wisser from Kandos has started his Bingara project. His task is to dig a hole, all by hand, three metres into the earth, and to film every stage of his endeavour. Alex is a key member of the Kandos School of Cultural Adaptation. Along with his fellow artists...
Where the wild things grow
“There is lots of food out there growing wild!” These were the words used by Diego Bonetto to introduce himself to a keen group of foragers last weekend at The Living Classroom in Bingara. Diego is based in central Sydney. He makes his living conducting workshops and tour groups helping...
Keeping you – and those around you – healthy and happy
Wellness is something we all aspire to have. When you are healthy you are most likely to be happy and that means you can deal with life with confidence and pleasure… and happiness is infectious, when you are happy those that you love and care for can share a...
Teachers learn about waterbirds in Bingara
Local school students have joined the fight to protect waterbirds across the North West, with a new ‘Waterbird Tracker’ app which was trialled in Bingara. Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall said that school teachers from across the region attended workshop at Bingara’s Living Classroom with support from the NSW Office...
An Artist, a Farmer and a Scientist walk into a bar …
Imagine this …. A horse walks into a bar and the bartender says, “Hey! Why the long face?” Or, a cowboy, a blond woman and a duck walk into a bar, and the bartender says, “Is this some kind of a joke?” Or, (and this is the last one); “An Artist, a...