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Outside Broadcast this Saturday 16/10/10 at Port Phillip EcoCentre

This Saturday 16th October, 88.3 Southern FM will be broadcasting live from the World Food Day event at Port Phillip EcoCentre in St Kilda Botanical Gardens.  We’ll be live on air from the event at 10am, with the gates opening to the public from 11am  until 3pm.  Come down and say hi to the team and grab yourself some Southern FM freebies.

The EcoCentre is located at 55A Blessington St, St Kilda (Melbourne) VIC 3182  (on NW edge of St Kilda Botanical Gardens, 200m from corner of Acland & Barkly Streets in St Kilda) Melways MEL 58 B11

Skate, walk, swim or ride ya bike (use our bike parking facilities) Trams: 64, 67, 78, 79, 96 Train: Balaclava Station (Sandringham line) and walk 1 km Bus: 600, 922, 923, 246 Street parking also available.

World Food Day 2010 with the theme ‘united against hunger’ is a festival  for the entire community at the Port Phillip EcoCentre.

Download the flyer here.

The day will be a celebration and exploration of the food that sustains us, while helping to raise funds for an international cause*

A highlight of the celebrations will be cooking features, demonstrations and tastings. Restauranteurs and caterers will be mixing it up with community cooks and hospitality students to deliver a continuous stream of cooking entertainment and storytelling throughout the day.

Meanwhile, guest speakers will be exploring our global food supply, including genetic engineering, ethical eating, local community resilience and global food security perspectives. Plus tune into documentaries on hot topics around how we feed our planet’s growing billions.

If you’re hankering to ‘grow your own’, local food growers will entice yout to put your stake in the ground through gardening activities for kids and adults alike. And to those with a harvest: please bring your surplus along to our food swap & share marquee!

Other features include vendors area (hook up to the organic co-op or pick up some seedlings or fair trade coffee), plus the chance to win generous raffle prizes like a $100 restaurant voucher for some seriously good ecotucker at Slow Down at Harley Court. *All raffle proceeds will be contributed to CARE Australia.

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