S5 E04 The Salvage Yard

Anna and Matt run the Salvage Yard in Castlemaine. They rescue building materials that would otherwise go to landfill, clean it up and sell it on. It isn’t hoarding if you turn it into a business is it? This episode is exploring waste again, but this time we are looking at the building industry andContinue reading “S5 E04 The Salvage Yard”

S5 E03 The Good Op Shop

Tiffany Inglis started an op shop 18 months ago and all she wanted to do was save the world one pair of very cheap second hand jeans at a time.  Not only is the Good Op shop keeping A LOT of stuff out of landfill, but money raised there is then given to worthy environmentalContinue reading “S5 E03 The Good Op Shop”

S5 E02 Wilderhoods

Cassia Read and Ada Nano are both ecologists who have been working within a local climate focussed hub called The Castlemaine Institute.  They have been developing a program called Wilderhoods that helps neighbours come together, learn about the land they are on and how to turn their nature strips and yards into places that birds,Continue reading “S5 E02 Wilderhoods”

S5 E01 Wheelie Bins

Are you worried about waste? If so, join us on an epic adventure of plastic reduction, waste management and letting your wheelie bin get dusty from neglect! In this episode you can hear all about one inspiring local who has tackled this challenge head on. Gemma has set herself the incredible challenge of putting herContinue reading “S5 E01 Wheelie Bins”

Between Seasons Bonus!

Part 1 Part 2 Allie and some other podcasters got together last year at the NonfictioNow Conference and had a long chat about what it is to make media and try to communicate about climate change. In this second part of the discussion we explore why we make our shows and the various problems weContinue reading “Between Seasons Bonus!”

End of Season 4 – short message

A short message from show producer and host Allie Hanly, including some hints about what is coming up for Saltgrass… This episode was created in 2022 as part of a series called Saltgrass: Turning the Goldfields Green, which was created with support from MAINfm and the Community Broadcasting Foundation.

S4 E18 Djakitj Larr (part 2)

In 2019 Bendigo was designated a UNESCO Creative City and Region of Gastronomy. In early 2021 about 100 people gathered at a winery just outside of Harcourt. Djakitj Larr was an afternoon of food, performance and creative conversation that allowed people to connect and reflect, and generate ideas for building sustainable food systems on DjaaraContinue reading “S4 E18 Djakitj Larr (part 2)”

S4 E17 Djakitj Larr

In 2019 Bendigo was designated a UNESCO Creative City and Region of Gastronomy. In this episode we discuss what that means and also deep dive into an event called Djakitj Larr which explores all the reasons why our region was chosen for this. In early 2021 about 100 people gathered at a winery just outsideContinue reading “S4 E17 Djakitj Larr”

S4 E16 The Youth Are Rising

Today I’ll be taking you along for the ride as my 14 year old nephew Oliver and I head into Melbourne and take part in the student strike for climate that happened on the 25th of March. It was a global day of action so there were similar events not just around Australia, but around theContinue reading “S4 E16 The Youth Are Rising”

S4 E15 Democracy for Dinner

Democracy time again. Elections, sausages, candidates and decisions to be made. In this episode I speak with Bryn Davies from Democracy for Dinner about some key dynamics of our Australian political system and why it’s important to care. If you are from Central Victoria check out this Meet the Candidates event before the election onContinue reading “S4 E15 Democracy for Dinner”