Georgina Pollard collaborates with Ruy Anaya de la Rosa and Adam Blakester to create an artwork exhibited at the Australia New Zealand 2018 Biochar Conference in Tweed Heads.
Lucas Ihlein reports back from his visit to Allan Yeomans’ workshop on the Gold Coast. Here he got to witness how Allan’s amazing invention to measure carbon content in soil actually functions. It involved some serious baking…
I think carbon is central to our understanding of climate change. From one perspective, it seems as if carbon is the antagonist of our impending climate change doom. But carbon is also the building block of life on earth. This story helped me to fall in love with carbon. The way humans have intervened with the carbon cycle is of course, the problem. But how we continue to intervene will have to be part of the solution. And as a novice biochar enthusiast, I feel like falling in love with carbon is part of that solution.
Would you like to learn how to earn cash providing wild edible weeds for the restaurant and catering market in the city? Wild food expert Diego Bonetto is running a workshop for people in the Mudgee region interested in taking part in a pilot program that will harvest, package and deliver wild foods to Sydney chefs.
Well we’ve begun the journey. KSCA artists Laura Fisher, Jono Bolitho, Georgina Pollard and myself arrived at The Living Classroom to begin our residencies and artworks, engage with the local community and deliver workshops that focused on the role of carbon in the environment and the production of food.