Welcome to BBSN 

 

We are an independent not-for-profit group bridging the gap between talk and action on sustainable living. We focus on helping people reduce their energy use at home and on improving health through gardening and growing food.

Our Event Calendar Please Click   HERE

Next event on the Calendar is the "Creative Harvest - There's an Artist in my food garden." Saturday 20th and Sunday the 21st of January 2018    10 am – 4 pm. Click here for more details

 

Book a home sustainability assessment

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OUCH!!!!  GAS AND ENERGY BILL SHOCK!! 

ENERGY COSTS BURNING A HOLE IN YOUR POCKET?? 

Here are some handy links and hints and tips that may help you save on your energy bills 

ENERGY SHOCK HELP CLICK HERE
HINTS'N'TIPS TO SAVE CLICK HERE

 

 

Some of the activities we do:

  •     Home sustainability assessments
  •     Gardening group on Wednesday mornings
  •     Re-skilling  Workshops
  •     Sustainable House Day
  •     Food Gardens Day
  •     Community Garden in Yarragon
  •     Film nights
  •     Informative speakers at public meetings
  •     Book discussion group
  •     Seedling production in our greenhouse
  •     Biogas generation with waste from the cafe.
  •     Aquaponics

We're constantly coming up with new ideas & welcome any suggestions!

BBSN started up in 2007 when a group of ordinary people from around the West Gippsland and Baw Baw Shire area were concerned with the environmental situation of the planet and decided to form a sustainability group. The Network has since flourished with over 100 members and hundreds of interested people across our region.

Venue hire - a room all to yourselves with a cafe to boot!

Hire our meeting room for a very reasonable rate of $35 for half day, $60 full day.  Kitchen sink included, with coffee/tea making facilities, 50 stackable chairs & 5 trestle tables.  Also available for hire are data projector, screen, laptop.

 

 
 

 

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Upcoming Events

Chemical Maze- Bill Statham

Bill Statham presents Chemical Maze- increasing understanding of what we are putting in our mouths and on our skin.

30-11-2017 - in -16 days

Book discussion group

A relaxed, informal get together of like minded people who enjoy reading & chatting about their thoughts & reflections of the book/topic of the month. BYO nibbles or enjoy something healthy & yummy at Fozigobble cafe. 2nd Tues of each month 10.30 - 12.30. Everyone is welcome.

12-12-2017 - in -5 days

Creative Harvest - "There's an artist in my food garden"

A sustainable garden can help reduce your carbon footprint by growing your own food, reducing waste sent to landfill and using organic fertilizers.

20-01-2018 - in 34 days

Baw Baw Shire - Sustainability.

Guest Speaker Alison Leighton, CEO Baw Baw Shire

26-04-2018 - in 131 days