Since the announcement of the Reclaim the Curb Competition to Create Australia’s Most Edible Curb Side a few amazing, generous and committed sponsors have come forward to support this crazy idea. In the coming weeks I’ll introduce you to them individually in a lot more detail but since their logos are now added to the side bar, I thought I would sing their praises …
First up is the amazing team at Cultivating Community led by Michael Gourlay. Working with communities to develop a fair, secure and resilient food system – this is a group of people that practice what they preach! Check out the inspiring list of activities and services that they offer … and while you are there check out who works there, its like the who’s who list in local food activism in Melbourne!
The revolution continues with our second sponsor, Energy for the People led by Tosh Szatow and Alex Houston. This radical energy company formed to challenge the current energy market status quo by developing and implementing innovative, commercially viable clean energy projects for the residential market. If the clean energy sector had a best kept secret list that they didn’t want you to know about, then Energy for the People would be holding onto the no. 1 spot. They also have a really thoughtful blog on their industry views which is well worth a read.
And finally One Planet Living which is an amazing initiative developed by Bioregional and WWF as a call to arms to be more accountable for how we live our lives. The group has developed 10 principles of sustainability to enable this shift…. Choosing low impact, local, seasonal and organic diets and reducing food waste is one important component of this. To see where you could improve your lives check out their impact calculator to find out how many planets you are using up. Special thanks to Ed Cotter for organising this.
So far the competition has raised $1750 to be divided between 3 winners. Peresonally I would like to be giving each winner $1000 each so, if you, your community group, business, corporation or pet would like to sponsor please get in touch by either leaving a comment below or emailing reclaimthecurb at gmail.com