Macedon Ranges Sustainable Living Festival 2017

This Festival is run by the Macedon Ranges Sustainability Group and was held on Saturday March 4 2017!  www.mrslf.org.au . Speakers, workshops, green living ideas and technology, local food and farming, fresh food and live music.

Groups represented included: Kyneton Transition Hub, BREAZE energy solutions, Wilderness Society, Bob Brown Foundation, Yes2Renewables, Woodend Bee Friendly Society. Macedon Ranges Vegetarian Eating Group or MR VEG. Ashbourne Landcare Group, Upper Campaspe Landcare Group, Macedon Ranges Cycling Group, Bike Safe Macedon Ranges, film – Just Eat it: A food waste Story.

Thank you to all the volunteers who made it a fantastic day. Without your support and participation we could not run the festival.

Thank you to the Woodend Community Farmer’s Market for their cooperation (being held at the same time).

Thank you to the MRSLF committee led by Sharon Kitson.

Thank you Cr Jennifer Anderson, Mayor Macedon Ranges Shire, for opening the festival and for your support.

Thank you to all the exhibitors, the old fashioned games expert Bruce Batten who came from Whittlesea, workshop speakers – Kerrie Aitken, David Arnold, Sandor, Woodend Bee Friendly Society, Melissa Keath, main stage speakers including Simon Corbell, Pat Simons, Barry Mann, Simon Reid, Leigh Ewebank, Dean Lamb, Melissa Connors, Anna Mitchell, Anita, Ralf Thesing, Peter Lane, Mary Anne Thomas MP.

A huge special thank you to all who worked overtime at the Woodend Library including Lu Lu who gives us support ALL the time. Nothing is too hard to do.

Thank you to MR VEG for all your hard work and such great vego food! And to the Smoothie Peddler for great cool smoothies run by peddle power! The cake stall provided lots of cakes, slices and muffins provided by MRSG members and friends. Thank you for your hard work to produce such lovely food.

A huge thank you to our supporters: Trentham & Districts Community Bank Branch, Macedon Ranges Shire Council, Macedon Ranges Sustainability Group, Western Water, Mary Anne Thomas MP State Member for Macedon, Print Together, Woodend Farmer’s Market,  Kyneton Toyota, Watts Fresh. A special thank you to Isobel Lane for her very kind contribution.

Thank you to The Session Trio for their fantastic music.

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