Let’s create an alternative to Adani: March 21 event

Protestors outside the commonwealth bank in Mullumbimby last year asking the bank to withdraw all support for Adani. Photo Jeff Dawson.

Have you wanted to do something to show your support for the #StopAdani movement but can’t quite come at tying yourself to the railway tracks?

A coalition of Byron Shire community groups is asking local artists and performers to donate some of their work for a special gathering in Mullumbimby on Wednesday, March 21 – the autumn equinox!

Power On, Stop Adani Northern Rivers and Mullumbimby Commons (Wildspace) are organising an afternoon artisan market and celebration.

All funds raised will go towards a feasibility study for Australia’s first grassroots, large-scale community-owned renewable energy generator, (a concentrated solar thermal generator proposed by Sol Reflections co-operative in Proserpine).

The event will feature a welcome to country, food, local ethical and creative small businesses, a camp fire, a child-friendly atmosphere, music and a large community raffle to benefit the community-energy project.

To make this gathering a success, the group is seeking stallholders, artists and musicians to take part. The space is free of charge and you can keep your earnings; they are asking only for a handmade creation for their fundraising raffle to support this alternative vision.

Those interested can email Hanna Navara at [email protected] or call Leon Hoffmann on 0431 755 220.

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