As part of its community outreach programme, the Hong Kong Gardening Society welcomes, and is happy to pass on, information on upcoming events organised by non-profit groups, such as tertiary institutions and NGOs, that may be of interest to our members.
Please click on any button below to view information provided by the organisers. In some cases, discounts may be available to HKGS members.
Rooftop Republic is a social enterprise that promotes urban farming and sustainable living in Hong Kong through urban farm set ups and farming workshops.
GrowingSmart.HK – through permaculture-based programs, workshops and volunteer activities – hopes to awaken, inspire and encourage incremental changes in the normal daily lives of anyone who is interested. Find out more about their upcoming events here.
The LOHAS Expo - Trade Exhibition of natural, organic and green living products.
Concurrently with the Vegetarian Food Asia Exhibition, the LOHAS Expo will take place on 3 days from Friday, 22. to Sunday, 24. February 2019 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Here the emphasis is on a healthy, ecological and sustainable lifestyle that has spread mainly in the Asia-Pacific region.
Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden – KFBG's work and influence now spread far beyond the KFBG site. They raise awareness of ecological and sustainability issues, undertake species conservation and ecosystem restoration in Hong Kong and South China, reconnect people with nature, and promote sustainable lifestyles. . Find out more about their upcoming events here.
Green Living Talk by Dr. Satish Kumar from KFBG - Explore the challenges of modern living and how to address them. We will reconnect with nature and shift our awareness in order to reveal new possibilities for being and acting in the world. The workshop will include talks, experiential exercises, a tea ceremony and time in the beautiful surroundings of Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden.
Walk for Nature - The annual “Walk for Nature” will be held for the 28th consecutive year at Hong Kong’s iconic Mai Po Nature Reserve! Recognised as a “Wetland of International Importance” under the Ramsar Convention in 1995, Mai Po Nature Reserve has been drawing observers since the 1940s and has become known as a bird paradise, with a total of 400 bird species recorded inside the Mai Po Inner Deep Bay wetlands, accounting for 75 per cent of the known bird species in Hong Kong. Among them are 35 species that are classified as worldwide endangered species. Walking along the set route around the reserve, participants not only enjoy the beautiful scenery, they will also learn about the importance of conservation and how to develop a sustainable lifestyle by participating in a series of interactive challenges set up at various check points. “Walk for Nature” is an ideal activity for families and friends, groups and anyone who wants to experience a relaxing and meaningful weekend! Find out more about their upcoming events here.
Hong Kong 2020 International Urban Forestry Conference - The objective of the captioned conference is to provide a platform for renowned arboriculture and horticulture experts, decision-makers, academics and industry professionals to share insights and best practices on urban forestry management. The theme of the conference is on “Challenges and Opportunities of Urban Greening in High-density Cities”, with three plenary sessions exploring the following main topics — Green Cities; Resilient Landscape; and Tree care. This is the first-ever International Urban Forestry Conference, organised by Development Bureau of HKSAR, is to be held at the Tai Kwun, Hong Kong on 16-17 January 2020, and THEi Chai Wan Campus will be the satellite venue. For more details, please click here.