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The decade of restoration begins.

All over the globe right now, people are looking towards a green recovery, to accelerate climate action and to build a better world. Let’s use this momentum to inspire change in our lives, to get active (not anxious) about the future of our planet – together.

The Eden Festival of Action is an environmental action gathering combining practical ecosystem restoration work like tree-planting, with a full line-up of workshops, talks and activities from sustainability experts. The evenings are filled with campfire sessions, storytelling and music from some of South Africa’s finest musicians. 

Be part of a growing, global, green movement.

Join us for a week or two of collaborative action!

All ages week 27 June – 4 July 2021

Youth Week 4 – 11 July 2021

Keep an eye on our Facebook event page here for announcements, pre-events and competitions.

URBAN GREENING

Take part in urban greening activations at local Garden Route schools and community centres.

SELF SUFFICIENCY

Learn and apply permacutlure design principles, sustainable beekeeping and more

RESTORATION

Plant 1000s of trees, learn about the magic of soils and ecological cycles, mimic nature in regenerating landscapes

ECO-BUILDING

Help build at under-resourced sites with natural methods to uplift spaces and spread awareness about waste management.

ENVIRONMENTAL ART

Join these interactive, environmental mural painting projects at local schools or community centres. Bring some colour and creativity.

Venue 2021: Wild Spirit Lodge

In 2021 we will be returning to Wild Spirit Lodge – located near Plettenberg Bay in the heart of the Garden Route, South Africa.

The area is surrounded by the indigenous forests, pristine beaches and the mountains of the Tsitsikamma National Park. The location is a perfect place to take a break in nature and give back to the surrounding area which is still suffering after the devastating 2017 fires.

Book now to be part of this fun, immersive sustainability experience!

THE DECADE OF RESTORATION BEGINS

In line with the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration beginning in 2021, which is advocating for the halt of global ecosystem degradation, this event aims to promote a new culture of restoration (of landscapes and self), highlighting its importance when trying to undertake the planet’s biggest issues such as climate change and food security. Get active supporting our work in the Garden Route area through:

  • Reforestation tree planting
  • Urban tree planting at local schools
  • Eco-education workshops
  • Mural painting
  • Alien clearing

Join us, and make an impact.

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