Events & Workshops
Feb 2018 – A taster of the possibilities within the Green Fabric Platform
Mar 2018 – Launch of the Green Fabric Platform with Sustainable Community Businesses, Products & Projects all on show in one place
Apr 2018 – The first of a selection of Educational talks on aspects aligned to our platform.
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PAST EVENTS & WORKSHOPS
Movie Night: The New Economy
On a lovely Spring night we joined together at Cinema Paradiso to share a viewing of The New Economy – Where working together for the good of all was the most common business model. We watched as several organisations strive towards building a more cooperative future. By putting humanity before the bottom line, they are finding their place in an economy previously dominated by profits & big business. Big things happen when humanity is at the core of business. A New Economy is a feature documentary that asks, “Can cooperation save the world?” A must-see movie for all those wanting to get excited about the new changes happening in economy.
Thanks to our Promoters: Co-operation Housing, Enkel, Galactic Co-operative & Green Fabric.
Housing Co-op Taster Tour
Sunday 8 October 2017
Curious about housing co-ops? Interested to see and learn more about existing housing co-ops in WA?
Hop on the bus and come along for a unique taster tour of Housing Co-ops.
- Sustainable Housing for Artists and Creatives (SHAC)
- Inanna’s House
- First Fremantle Housing Collective
This is a unique and popular event, organised in partnership with Co-operation Housing WA.
Touring Cohousing Communities –
Pinakarri Community, Hamilton Hill
Saturday 26 August 2017 – 2-4pm
I learned to love cohousing communities by visiting them: seeing these distinctly unique and beautiful places, and meeting the people that live the cohousing lifestyle. Join me on a tour of cohousing communities in and around Perth.
Through Pinakarri we learn to love.
Pinakarri in Hamilton Hill, near Fremantle, is an award-winning, intentional cohousing community of around two dozen people. The community consists of 12 architect designed houses and a common house.
We joined long time resident Robyn Williams and learned more about how Pinakarri came about, how people live here and manage it, and what they have learned along the way.
Stories from the heart
23 July 2017
An Evening Of Live Storytelling, Hosted by Lisa Evans of Speaking Savvy.
The theme of the event was journeys, personal journeys, all true, and told without any notes used. I was one of the story tellers and told the audience about ‘the best gift ever’ (video coming soon…)
It was an enormously fun, positive, inspiring, emotional and uplifting evening. I thoroughly enjoyed it and would highly recommend you come along to the next one, to listen, or maybe share one of your stories. Speak to Lisa from Speaking Savvy for more info.
Stories from the Heart is a charity event, fundraising for good causes, it was a privilege to be a part of it.
Co-operative Housing in the Perth Hills
15 July 2017 2:30-5pm
In July this year Green Fabric facilitated an information session specifically focussing on co-operative housing in the Perth Hills area. There is growing interest in this area in more community oriented, sustainable and affordable housing. Let’s get together and discuss what this could look like and specific opportunities.
Albany Collaborative Housing Workshop
23-25 June 2017
Albany Cohousing was a newly formed group of people working towards developing a cohousing project in Albany, WA. They invited Eugenie from Green Fabric to work with them and facilitate a workshop that would help the group towards realising their vision of a housing development that is designed to be ecologically efficient, maximise positive interactions between residents include some shared facilities, incorporate shared food gardens.
While in Albany, Green Fabric facilitated a workshop for the City of Albany, surrounding shires and other Government departments on Infill Development and Collective Building Groups which was attended by around 25 people.
The Future of Organisations – workshop series
March – May 2017
Want to create the organisations of the future? We live in a world where resilience, flexibility & innovation are needed to thrive. More collaborative, democratic & flat organisations where ownership & power is shared are necessary. How do we build these organisations? What are some of the options? What can we learn from others across the globe?
These were just some of the questions we explored in the workshop series of three ‘The Future of Organisations’ which Green Fabric hosted in partnership with Adam Jorlen from Enkel between March & May 2017.
#2 The New Co-operatives
#3 Collaborative Networks
Living Together, Living Better – workshop series
In collaboration with Meriam Salama from The Henry Project, Green Fabric hosted the successful ‘Living Together – Living Together Workshop Series. Over three Sunday afternoons, these half day workshops provided participants with a taste of what community living is like and whether it may be for them. The video is an impression of this series.