Invite to Harvest Festival

SHOWCASING fresh, beautiful produce, a ‘Harvest Festival’ will be on offer at Panania Public School on Saturday and Sunday, May 25 and 26.

Day of fun for all of the family

Saturday will feature the launch, a range of interesting guest speakers and a bush food supper.
On the Sunday, schools from across Sydney are invited to come and sell their produce and enter competitions such as pumpkin rolling relays and a radish eating tournament.
There will also be an eco-market with a focus on local, ethical and sustainable businesses.
War on Waste Sutherland will attend as well as a coffee cart with a BYO mug system, with the day starting with free yoga on the oval from 8.30am.
Menai High teachers and students are bringing sheep, alpacas and a petting zoo, and you can step back in history at the wool spinning display with Erin from Cultivate.
Canterbury Bankstown Council is sponsoring some free sustainability workshops on Sunday, with composting and worm farming and bush tucker foods to feature.
Sydney LETS and the Relove Movement are also hosting SWOP (swap wearables or plants) events.
Find more details on Facebook.
Organiser and Director of Panania Free Rangers, Jacquie Dredge, says it will be a weekend not to be missed.
“It’s a wonderful opportunity for local residents and families to learn more about the environment and sustainability through the displays and the free workshops provided by the council plus Auntie Carol is making kangaroo cottage pie which will be a real treat for all and SWOP is heaps of fun,” she said.
For more info or to get involved, call Jacquie on 0408 395 808.