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Past Melbourne Event: VOL 24

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VOL 24

August 10, 2014
@ The Workers Club

Theme: Can of worms!

Problems are created and problems are solved, and there’s often a lot of surprise and unintentional consequences along the way.  What’s your can of worms?


Inspirational Fact #1: the can opener wasn’t invented until 48 years after the invention of the can.  Inspirational Fact #2: worms are non-arthropod invertebrate animals forming important links in the food chains in ecosystems everywhere.

Speakers:

Angela Chong, social entrepreneur
Kate Dundas, 3000 acres
Leanne Giroto, Brain Tree
David Hood, Doing Something Good
Angie Orrego, Local Organics
Tanya Massy, South East Food Hub
Chris McLoghlin, Earth and Sky Organics
Rohan Mitchell, Open Food Network
Justin Walsh, Trentham Food Hub

Brought to you by Melbourne Architect Here Studio

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Can of Worms

BY DAVID HOOD
@ VOL 24 ON AUG 10, 2014

David Hood talks about the harsh reality of being a homosexual in the U.S. He talks about the struggle and issues gays and lesbians have to face every day. 

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Can of Worms

BY ANGIE CHONG
@ VOL 24 ON AUG 10, 2014

Angie Chong talks about the origin and growth of her passion for agriculture and how it has affected her. She first started out with just a can of worms but she ended with an entire garden.

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Trentham Food Hub

BY JUSTIN WALSH
@ VOL 24 ON AUG 10, 2014

Justin Walsh talks about his journey of being a local farmer and how his journey has affected his community. He also explores ways if improving his community through farming. 

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3000 Acres

BY KATE DUNDAS
@ VOL 24 ON AUG 10, 2014

Kate Dundas talks about ways of making our community and lives healthier  and better. One of the way is by creating a garden to grow  fruits and vegetables in our own backyard.