Festivals that Fifteen Trees have been a part of.

4 08, 2020

Soul in the Blues.

By |2020-08-09T09:20:12+10:00August 4th, 2020|Events, Festivals, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Ash Grunwald has been described as ‘an advocate purely and simply of the Earth’. Last year his fans were given the opportunity to take action for the earth too - alongside enjoying Ash’s musical offerings. Anyone purchasing a concert ticket through Moshtix could, at the same time, purchase a tree.   Image by Ian Laidlaw   Ash’s musical heritage spans hemispheres and continents. A commitment to those global [...]

14 12, 2018

A few caring people can save the world

By |2018-12-14T16:20:50+11:00December 14th, 2018|Festivals, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on A few caring people can save the world

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world. For indeed, that's all who ever have. Margaret Mead | Cultural Anthropologist | 1909 - 1978       Thank you to the following fabulous people who have all generously purchased trees for us to plant on their behalf. Collectively their trees have added up to 306! That's going to be a forest!   Flowerdale tree planting day. [...]

3 05, 2014

Sustainable Living Festival 2014

By |2017-12-15T10:43:02+11:00May 3rd, 2014|Events, Festivals, Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on Sustainable Living Festival 2014

Ever since Fifteen Trees was established (2009), we have proudly been a part of the Sustainable Living Festival. Cool dude from The Brew Company. This year was no exception. It is always a great event, with unbelievable guest speakers, exhibitors and street theatre. Instant clothes swapping fun. At my stall, I got to meet up with some old friends and talk with people who are doing [...]

10 12, 2012

Moral Fair Ground.

By |2017-12-15T10:43:17+11:00December 10th, 2012|Festivals, Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on Moral Fair Ground.

Over the first weekend in December at Federation Square, Australia's largest fair trade festival, the Moral Fair Ground was held. Fifteen Trees was very happy to be part of the event. Albert making some noise. I met a lot of 'like souls' and always love the chance to chat with people about what they are doing. Fifty visitors decided to help out our native environment and bought a [...]

2 09, 2012

Friends of The Pines, Frankston North.

By |2017-12-15T10:43:23+11:00September 2nd, 2012|Festivals, Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on Friends of The Pines, Frankston North.

I met Sumana Rajendra at the Melbourne Sustainable Living Festival back in February when she and a number of her colleagues from Australian Arrow approached my stall. Sumana inquired if Fifteen Trees could help put some action into Arrow's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policies. Absolutely ! Six months later, Arrow employees along with Friends of the Pines Flora and Fauna Reserve planted 150 trees for the Frankston community. Arrow [...]

11 04, 2012

Avalon, Victoria.

By |2017-12-15T10:43:26+11:00April 11th, 2012|Festivals, Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on Avalon, Victoria.

"Colleen, here is the photo of the 60 donated trees that were planted this year. Thank you for your efforts and your marvelous program to help green our area".  Joanne Sloothaak Hidden in every plastic sleeve is a native tree. Out on the western planes of Ballarat, 60 trees where planted by Joanne and her family, made possible by the supporters of Fifteen Trees. These trees would not [...]

19 12, 2010

Carbon Offsetting Prizes for 2010.

By |2017-12-15T10:43:37+11:00December 19th, 2010|Blog, Festivals, Fifteen Trees, Gifts, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on Carbon Offsetting Prizes for 2010.

Over the year, Fifteen Trees was approached by a number of  organisations asking to donate a green prize for their fundraisers.  Fifteen Trees is more than happy to provide a carbon offsetting prize to a worthwhile cause and as a result in 2010, sixty trees were planted in rural Victoria. Two cars were carbon offset (ie 30 trees planted) as part of the Future Shots Sustainability Film competition. The challenge was for young film makers to produce a 3 minute film with the theme [...]

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