S5 E06 Talking About Money

Following on from the last episode about the Castlemaine Currency Project, this episode shares audio from a panel discussion that was part of the original exhibition and social experiment.  Featuring: Warwick Smith, Castlemaine Institute Karl Fitzgerald, Prosper Australia Merryn Tinkler, Mount Alexander Shire – Manager of Economy and Culture Anitra Nelson, University of Melbourne LINKS:Continue reading “S5 E06 Talking About Money”

S5 E05 The Castlemaine Currency Project

Local currencies and alternative money systems… what is that all about? Is it really a helpful thing to be thinking about in the middle of the climate crisis? Dale Cox, Jodi Newcomb and Ann Ferguson are a group of artists in Castlemaine who have created an art project and social experiment in the form ofContinue reading “S5 E05 The Castlemaine Currency Project”

S4 E14 A Library of Seeds

The Castlemaine Seed Library has been running for over five years with people ‘borrowing’ seeds to plant and grow food, and then ‘returning’ seeds once the plants have run their course. In this episode Seed Library founder Grace McCaughy and coordinator Eliza-Jane Gilchrist talk about the value of seeds and all that we can learn from them. WeContinue reading “S4 E14 A Library of Seeds”

S4 E05 Cycling Together

Recorded at a live, online book launch of Trace Balla’s latest creation Cycling Together. Trace is a multi award winning author, illustrator and creates the most beautiful graphic novellas, including Rivertime, Rockhopping and the Thank you Dish. This is a beautiful book with a very important message. Trace has created this book to support theContinue reading “S4 E05 Cycling Together”

S2E11 Author Illustrators

In this episode we chat with two local author illustrators who each use their art and story telling to reach a new generation with messages about love of nature and care for the environment.  Trace Balla is a Castlemaine local and much beloved author/illustrator who has produced multiple comic style books about young people learningContinue reading “S2E11 Author Illustrators”