Budding green thumbs, bee keepers, worm farmers and future eco-warriors will be in their element these school holidays when Brisbane Airport’s inaugural EcoFair kicks off!

Held from Monday 26 to Friday 30 September in the Skygate Centre, near DFO, the EcoFair is designed to showcase simple and fun ways to incorporate eco-living principles into everyday life.

Event goers can look forward to a series of sustainability-themed exhibitions, as well as a range of demonstrations and activities all aimed at inspiring, educating and entertaining people of all ages.

On Monday 26 September, learn how to grow your own herbs and vegetables. There will also be an electric car energy display, kokedama ball and paper plane making, as well as hopscotch and free succulent and plant giveaways.

On Tuesday 27th there will be a bees and honey demonstration, a worm farms at home workshop, as well as a designing and stamping your own tote bag workshop.

On Wednesday 28th don’t miss out on the domestic animal and wildlife displays. There will also be face painting and temporary tattoo stalls and Guerrilla Gardening will be hosting a workshop on germinating seed balls.

Thursday 29th will be a day full of delicious goodies with bike powered smoothies and tastings and chef demonstrations. There will also be grass heads and paper plane workshops and hopscotch.

On the last day of the fair enjoy a council waste display, kid-ucation cooking demonstrations and an eco workshop about magnetic field sensory bottles, as well as paper plane making and hopscotch.

The kids won’t be bored this school holidays, that’s for sure!

Brisbane Airport’s EcoFair will kick off on Monday 26 September and run until Friday 30 September. All events will be located in Skygate Centre next to DFO Brisbane Airport. Workshops will be available out the front of Woolworths and opposite the kid’s play-scape in the Skygate Dining Precinct.

For more information about the event and its activities visit www.skygate.com.au/eco-fair-skygate

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