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

Lineup for 19 October 2009:

Monday 19TH October 2009, 18h30 onwards (Talks at 19.30pm)

Samantha Bailey
Leonie Joubert
Brenda Martin
Robert Zipplies

Time for a bit more sincerity (though not without the all so human endeavour of Robert Zipplies to cycle around South Africa). These awesome Cape Town individuals are pioneers in public awareness on climate change – if you want a quick snapshot of what’s really happening in Cape Town with regards to Copenhagen and at home, then this is it. GET ACTIVE…BRING A PEN.

Both Robert’s and Leonie’s books will be available for purchase.

Samantha Bailey –
‘Learn about’s campaign to inspire creative civic action globally on Oct 24th that sends a strong, unified message to our leaders to develop an international climate treaty that meets the requirements the latest science, plus hear about the very colourful Cape Town actions planned!’

Leonie Joubert – journalist and writer
‘Many poor communities are most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, even though their contribution to the pollution causing climate change is negligible. Are we thinking about these communities, as they face the new threat of climate change along with other converging environmental and socio-economic crises?

Robert Zipplies – author and activist
‘Editor of “Bending the Curve, Robert is turning his attention to bringing awareness of climate change to the broader community bu embarking on an epic cycle ride around the country on an eezeebike.. …”

Brenda Martin 90×2030
www.90× and
Brenda will talk of the activities of Project 90×2030 and the work being done by her organization and the Goedgedacht Trust. 


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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