Earth still pulsing after the weekend’s festival
September 14, 2019
The Earth’s pulse was in overdrive over the weekend for the inaugural Pulse of the Festival, hosted at the Living Classroom in Bingara. The blustery weather blew visitors in who were as far away as Victoria to Queensland, coupled with a sprinkling of international visitors. “Friday night was disappointing in...
Pulse of the Earth and Groundswell Festival nearly here
September 4, 2019
Current drought conditions are testing everyone in our community. You are invited to grab your friends, take a decent break and be part of this exciting festival. To be held this weekend September 6, 7 and 8 at The Living Classroom in Bingara; highlights include: Free entry and free...
If the Earth could speak? What would it say?
August 15, 2019
Earlier this year artist Alex Wisser took on an unusual task. To dig, by hand, a hole into the earth at The Living Classroom in Bingara. The task was a part of the two year project with the quirky title “An Artist, a Farmer and a Scientist walk into...
PULSE OF THE EARTH – A Festival of Regeneration.
July 3, 2019
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
June 26, 2019
"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
December 11, 2018
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!
October 31, 2018
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
October 13, 2018
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
September 19, 2018
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
August 22, 2018
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...