The Sustainability Fair, held on Wednesday 13 September, was a great success, with families and students flocking to the College Green to discover how St Mary’s College is working to support a healthy and vibrant community.
Guests were inspired to learn about and embrace everyday sustainability practices, with an array of stalls, workshops and demonstrations highlighting topics such as permaculture, natural ecosystems, upcycling, circular economy, sustainable food, electric vehicles, First Nations culture and much more.
A worm farm, run by the Kinders and Preps, and a baby chicks exhibit, linking to the Year 4s’ unit on lifecycles, were popular attractions, while succulents propagated and replanted by the College’s Future Entrepreneurs students drew steady crowds.
Other highlights of the event included stalls selling beeswax wraps and coffee sugar scrubs, a uniform swap and a fast fashion display—featuring walking installations, and a variety of delicious food to tempt tastebuds.
A big thank you to all of the staff and students who volunteered and produced such wonderful stalls.