29 May, 2022
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Green Heart Fair

Brisbane’s favourite sustainable living festival will be held in May 2022.

Visit the Green Heart Fair

Taking place in autumn, Brisbane City Council’s Green Heart Fair is Brisbane’s favourite sustainable living festival!  

The fair features over 120 of Brisbane’s leading sustainability experts ready to share practical tips and tricks to help you live a more eco-friendly life.  You’ll be treated to sustainability displays, workshops, eco-friendly products, free native plants, artisan markets, live entertainment, food trucks and more at these free, family and dog-friendly events.  

Don’t miss the Green Heart Fair at Victoria Park / Barrambin (access via Gilchrist Avenue, Herston) on Sunday 29 May. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for the latest updates!  

What’s On

There is so much to see and do at Brisbane’s favourite sustainable living festival. Click here for the main program and on the + symbols below to check out what is happening at each of the Green Heart Fair stages and zones.

Brisbane City Council
Brisbane City Council will be providing information to residents about how to live more sustainably including  reduced and smarter energy use, reduce waste, protecting Brisbane native plants and animals, being water smart and sustainable travel. This will help create a clean and green Brisbane.

– 3000 Free Native Plant Giveaway
– Green Community Engagement
– Healthy Waterways
– EMS & Pollution Control
– Environment Centres
– Geckoes Wildlife
– Urban Forest
– Major Projects – Murrarie International Cycle Park
– Invasive Species
– Weeds information and management
– Council’s Electric Truck
– Council’s Vintage Chevy Truck
Live on the Green
9am Live music: Little Mountains

10am Welcome to Country – Ceremonial Welcome to Country Aunty Theresa – Turrbal/Jagera and Danggan Balun Traditional Elder/Custodian

10.30am dirtgirl and scrapboy stage show

11am Live music: Little Mountains

12pm Urban Utilities “Water Warriors” Every Drop Counts stage show

12.30pm Live music: Little Mountains

1pm  dirtgirl and scrapboy stage show

1.30pm Urban Utilities “Water Warriors” Every Drop Counts stage show

2pm Live music: Little Mountains
Resilient Home Zone
This year the festival will have a new zone dedicated to helping residents create resilient homes. 
If you’re still on the road to recovery or want to prepare for future floods, come along to the Fair where you can learn about practical solutions including adopting flood resilient design, techniques and building materials to ‘build back better’. 

Flood Resilient Homes
Brisbane City Council’s Flood Hub

Talk to a Planner
Brisbane City Council

Build Back better
JDA Co
Evolved Construction

Other services
Birdie’s Tree
State Emergency Services (SES)
Rural Fire Service (RFS)
City Resilience
Green Home Living Zone
The Green Home Living Zone will feature expert talks and stalls on sustainable living for all households.

9am Small changes making a global impact and how to set up a community garden – Renae McBrien – Tarragindi Community Garden 

9.30am Bees – Where to begin and what’s right for you? – Jack Stone, Bee One Third 

10am Stop using plastic – Ned, Turtle Tribe 

10.30am Build Back Better – JDA x Evolved Q&A 

11am Sugar-free jam making – Valerie Pearson, Green Living Australia  

11.30am DIY furniture building with reclaimed timber – Dickson Lee, Mallow Sustainability 

12pm Lowering your household emissions – Brisbane Carbon Challenge , Champion Household Q&A with Liz Cantor 

12.30pm How Repair Cafes can help you fix stuff! – Professor Leanne Wiseman, Griffith University & Les Barkla, Repair Cafe Redcliffe Peninsula 

1pm Build Back Better – JDA x Evolved Q&A 

1.30pm Renovating a Queenslander for energy efficiency: lesson from an energy modeler turned builder – Brett Beeson, PhiSaver 

2pm Kim Chi making – Valerie Pearson, Green Living Australia  

Exhibitors

Bee One Third – Bees and Honey Tasting
– Bee One Third – Beehives with native stingless bees
Boomerang Bags
Bokashi Ninja
Brandition
Brisbane Carbon Challenge
Composta Australia
Department of Environment and Science
Direct Compost Solutions
Fibre for Good (Bunya Cottage Creations)
Food Connect Brisbane
Frog in a Teacup
Green Living Australia
Griffith University Australian Repair Network
Healthy Focus Eco Store
Hi Vibe Water (Mobile Hydration Station)
Hurley Architects
Officeworks ft. –World’s Biggest Garage Sale
Reef Safe (Hey I’m Vegan)
Southern Cross University (SCU) – Solar Sunflower + Electric Kombi + Display
Swanborough Funerals
The Turtle Tribe
UV Power
Vessel Nundah
Preserve Every Drop Zone sponsored by Urban Utilities
Be sure to visit Urban Utilities in the Preserve Every Drop Zone to get some water-savvy gardening tips, see their Poo Car – Australia’s first poo powered vehicle and enter their competition to win a sustainable wicking bed! 

Remember to pack your reusable water bottle and fill up at their hydration stations. You can also bring your pooches to their Doggy Hydration Station to keep your four-legged friends hydrated all day.

And don’t miss the Urban Utilities Water Warriors performing at the Live on the Green stage at 12pm and 1:30pm.
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Zone
Learn how you can make sure nothing goes to waste in your home, including food! 

Prevent. Reuse. Recycle Program

All day Test your bin knowledge game

10am Recycling food waste

11am dirtgirl and scrapboy meet and greet

1pm Reducing waste in school lunches

1.30pm dirtgirl and scrapboy meet and greet

2.30pm Love your leftovers

Exhibitors

Waste Education
Brisbane City Council’s Reduce Reuse Rethink
Containers for Change
Brisbane City Council – Litter & Illegal Dumping
Eco Kids’ Zone
Your little one has plenty of options to stay entertained in the Eco Kids’ Zone…

Exhibitors

– Art for earthlings
Brandition’s Mini putt putt and giant games
– Brisbane City Council Pop Up Library
– Gracie the Green Tree Frog
– Little Green Thumb’s Colourful Minds Painting Program
– Little Kickers
– Magical Park
– Make your own Grass Heads
– Nature Play Weaving Workshop
– Parents Room
– Story Book corner
– Veggie Patch Program
– Wild Rangers Wildlife
Move for Less Zone
The Move for Less Zone will be taking transport to the next level, showcasing low-cost and sustainable transport options including two and four-wheel electric vehicles.

Exhibitors

Benzina Zero
Brisbane Metro
Green Bridges Program
Translink
Volvo Cars Brisbane North
Sustainable Shopping Zone
Reduce your fashion footprint and pick up some preloved clothing from Yesterday’s Thrift shops pop up in the new Sustainable Shopping Zone. With 10 racks of recycled clothing to peruse and plenty of shoes and accessories on offer, you’ll be able to get a head-to-toe look for a lot less.
Other Exhibitors, Food Trucks & Community Groups
Exhibitors

Brisbane Sustainability Agency
– Cup Café by Mallow Sustainability
– Junior Ranger Sustainability Quest
Victoria Park Archway
Victoria Park Project
– Waste sorting Station by Mallow Sustainability

Food Trucks

BRISVEGANS (V)
Café Cartel Coffee and Sweets
Catch & Kiss Seafood
CHEF 365
Double Park Sidecar Coffee
– Dutch Treats
– Fresh Gozleme
Gelato a Go-Go
G-free donuts
Grass Fed Vegans (V)
Hierba Santa
Juice Power
-Mobile Coffee Pod
Mr Whippy Ice Cream (GF)
Neshama Catering (GF, V)
New Farm Rotary BBQ
Precious Coffee (Vic Park Display)
Rolls Pho Mi (GF, V)
Socal Tacos
The Vood Kitchen

Community Groups

Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors
Brisbane Catchments Network
Brisbane Tool Library
Donate Life
I Want a Greyhound
Nature Freedom
Northey Street City Farm
Paws & Brooks Nature Sanctuary
RSPCA
Tarragindi Community Garden
The Brahma Kumaris

Handmade Markets by BrisStyle 

Brisbane’s best artisans will showcase their finest collections of crafty handmade trinkets and oddments galore. Meander through the stalls of emerging and established local artisans, all 100% locally made. Learn more about these artisan markets at BrisStyle.
Site Map
Click here to map out your day across the rolling hills of Victoria Park / Barrambin.

Find out more

Didn’t find what you are looking for? You can find more information about the Green Heart Fair, including exhibitor information here.

Join us

29 May, 2022
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Victoria Park / Barrambin
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