QLDC Libraries Meaningful Conversations – Community Kai

Join our engaging food sustainability series featuring a diverse lineup of events designed to both educate and inspire. Dive into insightful discussions with experts covering topics such as food waste, rewilding projects, local produce cultivation, sustainable eateries, beekeeping, composting, and community gardens. We’ll also be offering a complimentary community tea and wrap things up with an enlightening film night presenting ‘Together we Grow’, a documentary by Happen Films showcasing the inspiring story of the Common Unity community garden in Wellington.

This program is brought to you by QLDC Libraries in partnership with the generous support of Te Hau Toka.

There are three events that form part of this series, feel free to attend one or all of them, click on the links below for details.

Cultivating change: A sustainable food panel discussion

Thursday 12 October at the Sherwood Queenstown from 6.00pm – 7.30pm

Join us for an inspiring panel discussion on local sustainable food initiatives, featuring local heroes dedicated to minimizing food waste, rewilding projects, cultivating produce, and nurturing community gardens. Moderated by Sustainable Queenstown, this event promises insights and inspiration for building a more sustainable food future in our region.

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Guest speakers & afternoon tea: The Bowling Club, Bee the Change & Dr Compost

Saturday 14 October at Queenstown Library from 12.00pm – 2.00pm

Join us for an informative morning with three engaging speakers: The Bowling Club (Dunedin), pioneers of affordable, sustainable dining; Bee the Change, advocates for bee-friendly gardens and local food systems; and Dr. Compost, an expert on composting.

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‘Together We Grow’ Documentary Film Night

Thursday 19 October at Queenstown Library from 6.00pm – 7.00pm

Don't miss this screening of ‘Together We Grow’, a 40-minute documentary by Happen Films. Delve into the inspiring story of Common Unity, a thriving community hub in Wellington, as they tackle food insecurity and social isolation amidst a housing crisis.

Click here for all the info and booking details.