Eco-fiesta 2022 wrap-up

Eco-fiesta, one of the city council’s best community initiatives in the thirty-plus years I have lived here, celebrated its 30th birthday yesterday with another wonderful festival. Dozens of stalls, hundreds of happy visitors, perfect weather, all in the beautiful surroundings of Anderson Park – what more could anyone ask for? It has always been an … Continue reading “Eco-fiesta 2022 wrap-up”

Eco-Fiesta 2017

This year’s Eco-Fiesta, a few days ago, was much like those of previous years: a lovely day in the park with all sorts of loosely ‘greenie’ and ‘alternative’ people and organisations.  I wrote enough about the 2014 and 2013 events that I shouldn’t need to present an overview this time, so I will dive straight in to … Continue reading “Eco-Fiesta 2017”

Eco-fiesta afterword

The weather last Sunday was lovely and thousands took advantage of it to visit Townsville’s Eco-fiesta. It was much the same as last year, with a very similar collection of organisations participating: NQCC, Wildlife Queensland, the Herb Society, Hands on Wildlife, Coastal Dry Tropics Landcare, Sundalah and a few other yoga and alternative health people, … Continue reading “Eco-fiesta afterword”

Coming up: Eco-fiesta!

Eco Fiesta is a free annual community event that focuses on sustainability and the environment. It includes live entertainment (which this year will feature EMDEE, a high energy didgeridoo meets drum and bass outfit) and workshops filled with ideas to assist the community in becoming more environmentally conscious and sustainable. Many community groups have stalls and displays, … Continue reading “Coming up: Eco-fiesta!”

Townsville Beekeepers Association at Eco-fiesta

More from the Eco-fiesta, as promised: the Beekeepers were handing out flyers for their own activities (download the pdf here for contact info). They were also showing off hives and sharing honey … which you can’t get here, unfortunately. I didn’t see any information about native honey bees at the stall but it’s quite possible some of their members … Continue reading “Townsville Beekeepers Association at Eco-fiesta”