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Kirsten Bradley

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Natural Beekeeping: Selecting a site for your New Apiary

September 4, 2015 | Natural Beekeeping | 0 comments | Author:

Selecting a good site for your apiary can make a huge difference to honeybee health, and your hive’s honey harvest too. Here’s some important things to consider when choosing a site. Natural Beekeeping is about stewarding honeybee colonies in place, … Continued


Market Garden Training this Spring

September 2, 2015 | Farming, Market Garden | 0 comments | Author:

Are you thinking about getting a small market garden growing? Maybe a crop of garlic to add to your weekender block, or a small microgreens enterprise in your backyard? Maybe you’re dreaming of a fully-fledged livelihood in growing great organic food, … Continued


Spring is Here at the 107 Rooftop Garden

September 1, 2015 | Community Projects, Gardening, Urban Permaculture | 3 comments | Author:

It’s Spring! Finally. Our 107 Rooftop Garden has now officially survived it’s first Winter, which was long, cold and wet up, on this rooftop we love. Cold and shady meant not much growth for the plants in this space over … Continued


5 Bush Tucker Plants for Your Small Garden

August 31, 2015 | Foraging, Gardening, Permaculture, Urban Permaculture, Vegetable Gardening | 16 comments | Author:

Planting some bush tucker plants is a great way to increase diversity and resilience. Here’s some tasty, compact suggestions for bush tucker gardening on the small. The Australian continent is full of unique indigenous food plants that look and taste entirely unlike … Continued


Free Talk Upcoming: Biointensive Growing, with Jodi Roebuck

August 27, 2015 | Community, Gardening, Permaculture, Urban Permaculture | 0 comments | Author:

Are you interested in Biointensive growing? It’s a method of growing the most possible food in the smallest amount of space. And we’re hosting a free talk about it, in Gerringong on the 18th September. Join us for a free evening … Continued


New Books: The Art of Natural Cheesemaking + The Community Scale Permaculture Farm

August 26, 2015 | Food & Fermentation, Permaculture, Publications, Resources | 1 comments | Author:

Two different books with the same ethos are on our coffee table at the moment: The Art of Natural Cheesemaking + The Community Scale Permaculture Farm. They’re both books written by passionate doers who have gone against the flow and … Continued


Next 107 Rooftop Garden Day: Worm Towers + Friends

August 25, 2015 | Gardening, Vermiculture (worms) | 0 comments | Author:

Alrighty. In this next 107 Rooftop Garden day we’re tackling nutrient cycling on the small – namely with in-garden worm towers, and worm farms. I know you know about compost worms by now. We all know about compost worms by … Continued


Rambling: Daylesford, with Artist as Family

August 24, 2015 | Foraging, Permaculture | 0 comments | Author:

A night in an eco shack followed by a tour of the Daylesford Community Garden in deep winter – the air was frosty, but the company was enough to put the fire in your belly. I’ve always been curious about Daylesford … Continued


Natural Beekeeping Q&A’s This Spring

August 21, 2015 | Animals, Beekeeping, Natural Beekeeping | 0 comments | Author:

Are you a beginner Natural Beekeeper? We’ve got two Natural Beekeeping Q&A’s coming up this Spring to help answer your questions- one is Sydney, and one in Bathurst. 5th September – 9am – 12pm: 107 Rooftop Garden, Redfern, Sydney 4th … Continued


Permaculture Futures: Cass Amundsen

August 10, 2015 | Farming, Permaculture | 4 comments | Author:

Farmer Cass is an example of how Permaculture Design Training (and a whole lotta gumption) can lead from a career in pet minding to full-time organic farmer. Since doing her Milkwood Permaculture Design Course, Cass has travelled and researched different organic … Continued


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