josephine millStarting Wednesday 23 March ’09, Josephine Mill in Newlands will be hosting a monthly ‘Green Drinks’ event:

“Calling environmentally minded people in the Southern Suburbs to a casual, friendly social gathering at the Josephine Mill to share ideas for sustainability and conscious living.

The venue will be open once a month to unleash our collective genius and enable us to start engaging with the pressing issues of the day. Come together as a community to share knowledge, skills, hope, and enthusiasm.

If you have an interest or simply a curiosity about anything Green/ environmental / sustainable, then please come to our monthly GREENDRINKS gathering.”

VENUE: The Josephine Mill, Newlands, Cape Town (map)

WHY: To network, have fun and make a change

BRING: An open mind, a good attitude, some friends

JOIN: To get on this email circulation list, send an email to
greendrinks@josephinemill.co.za 

MONICA GRAAFF WILL GIVE A SHORT TALK AT 7.30…….

The global economic downturn, coupled with climate change, resource depletion, population growth and rising world-wide poverty, are now

generally recognised as key challenges to be met if we are to secure a sustainable future. But equally important is our habitual modernist mind

set. Monica Graaff will discuss some of the challenges facing the media in addressing this problem.

Monica Graaff is the founding editor of Mind Shift and other award-winning magazines, an associate of Incite Sustainability and the 2008 Environmental Journalist of the Year. She has been short-listed as the National Science & Technology Foundation’s 2009 Communicator of the Year. With an MBA andMPhil cum laude in sustainable development, her career spans over 25 years in the private sector, local government and publishing.

 

DISCLAIMER:  Please use this event information as a guide only.  Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy thereof, things do change – and the best way to make sure something is on, is to contact the event organisers themselves.  Full bells’n’whistles disclaimer here.

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