The City of Canning has become a ClimateClever partner and to celebrate, we’re offering 200 fully-subsidised ClimateClever Homes memberships.

With many people now working from home or finding themselves without employment, household utility bills are a growing concern.

The ClimateClever Home app helps measure your home utility use and costs and identifies strategies to save you money.

 It also calculates and tracks your carbon emissions, so you can feel good about doing your bit for the planet too!

Sign up today using member code: CanningWA

 

The City of Canning has partnered with Grow It Local to help educate and inspire more people to grow, share and eat.

Why grow your own?

To improve the health and well-being of people, our communities and the planet.

Some of the benefits of growing your own food include: 
  • positive mental health and well being
  • access to healthy, fresh, nutrient-dense foods
  • physical activity
  • reconnecting with nature
  • greater appreciation of food and reduced food waste
  • increased adoption of composting
  • stronger and more resilient communities
  • tastier and more delicious food!

Sign-up for free and see what’s growing locally.

 

Grow It Local, in partnership with City of Canning, is proud to announce the third annual Grow It Local Festival, a celebration of backyard, balcony, community garden and window-sill farmers, which will run from September 1 through November 30, 2021.

“We’re on a mission to help educate and enable all Australian’s to grow food successfully at home” commented Paul West of TV show, River Cottage Australia.

The festival programming features free, live digital workshops with Costa, Sabrina Hahn and Paul West, plus monthly 'Ask An Expert' sessions where aspiring growers can get answers to some of their most burning questions. 

Gardening Australia’s Costa is first up on Saturday September 11 and will be hosting a session on ‘how to build a verge garden’.

Next-up is Sabrina Hahn, whose October workshop is titled ‘From novice veggie grower to habitat warrior, food for yourself and others’ followed by Paul West in November with ‘Homegrown’.

“Edible gardening has seen a massive uplift in community interest and participation since covid-19 hit and we’re on a mission to help ensure all Australians have the tools and networks they need to be successful with their growing activities” - Paul West

Register now to reserve your access to these free, limited capacity live digital events.

Why get involved?

  • live digital workshops with Costa, Paul West and Sabrina Hahn
  • a free heirloom and organic Seed Service for new members
  • monthly 'Ask An Expert' sessions where you can get advice
  • an opportunity to make money on the marketplace
  • an invitation to connect with your local growing community

How to get involved?

  1. Sign-up to see who and what is growing locally
  2. Connect with local growers and food lovers

What does it cost?

The program is free for residents to participate.

Why is Council involved?

Grow It Local is one of a number of local council initiatives designed to encourage positive sustainable living behaviour and food systems, in order to facilitate community building; support waste education;  and divert organic waste from landfill.




The City of Canning has partnered with Garage Sale Trail again in 2021 to bring you Australia's favourite festival of pre-loved items for sale this November.

Happening online and in the community, it’s a month of festivities dedicated to helping you de-clutter, make some money and extend the life of your stuff.

Learn all about it

On 6-7 November join a Trail Tutorial online masterclass to learn a new planet-saving skill.
Featuring experts from the world of fashion, styling, finance and sustainability, sessions range from the practical to inspirational.
View the schedule and save your free spot at here.

Sell safely, shop safely

This year's event will see two weekends of garage sales held simultaneously around the nation online -  and where  COVID-19 restrictions allow - out in the community too.

It’s garage sales made easy - with tips, tricks and free promotional materials provided along with an online map of garage sales to explore.

You can take part online or out in the community if restrictions allow - with a host of COVID-safe tools and resources, and easy to use touch-free QR code payments enabled by PayPal.

Host a garage sale or shop the Trail on 13-14 or 20-21 November.

Register for free here.
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