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    The Westsider: March, 2022

    The Westsider is a not-for-profit, monthly community newspaper, written by volunteers and delivered to hundreds of pick-up points across the inner west each month.

    DAIKON – THE ALBINO CARROT

    The daikon, revered in Japanese cooking and for its value for pickling, which is essentially an oversized radish.

    FOOD SWAPS GET A STARTER OUT WEST

    Permaculture Out West (POW) is hosting the first of what hopes to be a monthly Food Swap, kicking off the 6th March 2022 in Yarraville.

    INNER WEST FESTIVALS COME ALIVE IN MARCH

    It’s that time of year again, where the Inner West comes alive with festivals. It's been a long wait for locals to come together in person and celebrate. March is jam packed with fun from The Yarraville Festival, Brooklyn’s Out & About Festival to West Footscray’s Festival of Colours.

    SLOW FOOD WESTSIDE FARMERS’ MARKET RELAUNCH WEST FOOTSCRAY

    Slow Food Melbourne (SFM) farmers’ market, affectionately known as SloFo WeFo by locals re-launches on Saturday 12 March 2022, expect a fun day out for the family.

    LYNN JACOB – VOCALIST, MULTI-INSTRUMENTALIST, JEWELLER, FINANCIAL WHIZ

    Lynn Jacob is a Melbourne-based vocalist and multi-instrumentalist, one woman show “Sensory” at the Melbourne Fringe Rebound Festival

    SPOTSWOOD VILLAGE

    Take some time out just for you and visit Spotswood Village. Located just along Hudsons Road near the train station, there is something for everyone. And not just that, these super friendly traders celebrate their locals - so why not show them some love too!

    DIFFERENCES BETWEEN AN ACCOUNTANT AND A FINANCIAL PLANNER

    When it comes to managing your finances, there are two professions that can help you understand your numbers, and ensure you have a plan to get to where you want to be. Accountants and financial planners can both play an important role in your financial success, but there are some important differences between the two.

    WEST GATE FREEWAY WORKS POWER ON AFTER THE SUMMER CONSTRUCTION BLITZ PROGRAM

    The summer construction program wrapped up at the end of February for the West Gate Tunnel Project, with 70 percent of construction activities now complete on the West Gate Freeway.

    PUTTING THE PERSONAL INTO PERSONAL TRAINING

    Local Personal Trainer Louis Williams, describes their approach to helping people, through exercise to rehabilitate from long term injury

    BEAT BURNOUT IN THE WORKPLACE

    Burnout can present as a sudden lack in confidence in one's abilities. It can manifest as an employee convinced their work will always be rejected or who becomes more tentative than usual.

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