Pictured from left to right are Joe Demasi, Rob Smith, Teresa Nurmela, Sue Milne, Gillian Taylor and Mark Nurmela.
Hundreds of people came together for the environment last Sunday, most of them volunteers who will now be spending the next six months growing native seedlings in their backyards as part of Trees For Life’s growing season. Continue reading Trees For Life’s Annual Distribution Day
Pictured above: Andrew Fairney, Dr Ian Chivers, Bob Myers and Maddy Clonan in a field of Rytidosperma geniculata (Wallaby grass) at the Mount Pleasant Seed Production Orchard
The Upper Torrens Land Management Project (UTLMP) Grassy Groundcover Restoration Project hosted a workshop and visit to the field day on Tuesday, November 11th at Mount Pleasant with Native Seeds Pty Ltd in a workshop focusing on native grasses. Continue reading Native Grass Establishment Field Day
Story by Kelly Heptinstall
Pictured are the Basket Range ‘mob’ during their Mimili Trip.
Since 2001 Basket Range Primary School has participated in a eciprocal exchange program with the Mimili Anangu School.
Mimili is an Anangu community on the Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara lands in the North West of South Australia. Continue reading Basket Range Primary School & Mimili Anangu Exchange Program
Story by Kelly Heptinstall
As the South Australian Snapper fishingseason got into full swing earlier this year, a group of keen Kersbrook locals took to the waters to try their luck. The group took advantage of a secret location off the shores of Port Pirie, during a fishing charter. The fishing trip proved to be quite the success for the hills dwellers. Continue reading Kersbrook ‘Catch of the Day’
Each Wednesday morning, a group of volunteers gather in Mount Pleasant to help grow a fantastic community project, increase knowledge and access to healthy fresh fruit and vegetables.
We invite you to join local plant and fungi expert, herbologist, and botanist, Bev Lane, in our community garden, Wednesdays from 9:45am, for a morning of gardening adventures and learning. A former lecturer in medical botany, Bev has a lifetime of experience growing food plants, uses for weeds, native foods and herbology. Continue reading Growing knowledge at the Mt Pleasant Community Garden
Once upon a time, a man was selling raspberries.
A customer noticed the man also had goats and inquired to purchase some milk.
This gave the man an idea, upon which he built an empire.
A Fairytale perhaps? Or is there a thread of truth here? Trevor Dunford, of Lobethal, is the raspberry seller and his empire, which began in 1995, is cheese. Continue reading Udder Delights – by Kendrea Rhodes