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Everyone is invited to join in celebrating World Localisation Day (WLD), on Saturday, June 25 at The Farm in Byron Bay.

Special guests for the Feast in the Fields event are Lauren Hill, Dave Rastovich and Morag Gamble. 

Founder of non-profit organisation, Local Futures, Helena Norberg-Hodge, says, ‘We’ll be starting the day at 11am with an educational tour with the Farm Manager, then get into the patch to see where and how our lunch is grown.

‘We’ll then kick off a Q&A to discuss how you can contribute to the shift from global to local, and why it’s so important for thriving communities.

‘People all over the world are coming together for World Localisation Day to explore the power of localisation, and to honour the many efforts and initiatives that foster ecological economies, thriving communities and healthy local food systems.

‘This is also the theme of our new film, Planet Local: A Quiet Revolution, which will be released on June 21, and is freely available for community screenings’.

Described as a ‘timely and compelling call to action’, the film features Noam Chomsky, Jane Goodall, Vandana Shiva, Joanna Macy, Brian Eno, Gabor Maté and Russell Brand, ‘alongside a chorus of profound and eloquent thinkers and activists from every continent’.

‘The ticket donation for Feast in the Fields, on June 25, includes a picnic using produce grown by The Farm’s growers’ collective, with all proceeds donated to Local Futures.

‘I’m looking forward to sharing this experience with you!’, says Helena.

For more information, visit www.localfutures.org.


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1 COMMENT

  1. World localisation day, featuring a whole bunch of people who repeatedly fly planes around the world.

    Good old fake Byron

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