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Date:
June 19
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost:
$25.00

Venue

Fed Sqare Melbourne

The future of food in urban environments?

A MF Cultural Life event

Hosted by:
Sally Arnold

June 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

$25.00

Productive buildings with thriving ecosystems which sustain their inhabitants. Matt, Jo and Joost would like to welcome you into their home for a 45 minute guided tour through futurefoodsystem – a productive building that is a zero-waste eco system that mimics nature. Learn about its many systems, materials and purpose.

Imagine solving the world’s biggest problem’s by simply changing the way we live. futurefoodsystem is attempting just that.

Joost Bakker’s long-awaited structure is now complete and you can see it for yourself smack bang in the middle of Fed Square’s River Terrace, complete with aquaponics, solar power, micro-farms, a charcoal tank and rooftop garden.

futurefoodsystem has become home to celeb foodies Matt Stone and Jo Barrett as they move, for a few months’ stint, into this 100% sustainable modern urban farm, featuring vertical veggie gardens and mushroom walls, and other living inhabitants such as fish, crickets and worms.

Tickets to this tour were hard to come by, so don’t miss out!

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