Archive for the ‘The Living Classroom’ Category

PULSE OF THE EARTH – A Festival of Regeneration.
The “Pulse of the Earth” Festival will be held in Bingara on September 6,7 & 8. This promises to be a major event for our town and shire and an engaging and festive start to a new spring season. The Living Classroom will host the event, presented by Bingara and...
Bingara’s Living Classroom features on Prime News
"A University research project is bringing new life to Aussie farm dams", this was heading which accompanied the footage aired on Prime News on June 20. Visit The Living Classroom's page >> https://www.facebook.com/Prime7NewsNorthWest/videos/347626946153918/
Gold discovered in The Living Classroom’s Great Lake
Just over two years ago the Bingara Hatchery released several hundred fingerlings into the Great Lake at The Living Classroom.  There was great excitement last month when this beautiful golden perch (yellow belly) was caught and released. Rick Hutton said, "It is wonderful to see that nature has approved and they...
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...