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Growing New Food Leaders: Callout

November 25, 2014 | Community, Gardening, Permaculture | 0 comments | Author:

Calling all potential local food futurists! A quick note that the South East Local Leaders program is open for applications. South East Local Land Services, South East Landcare and the Small Farms Network have teamed up with leadership training providers Global Learning … Read More

The Gift Tree: How to Slow Down Christmas

November 24, 2014 | Design It, Gardening, Permaculture | 10 comments | Author:

If I’m honest, as we head towards the end of the year and the regular gift giving period…well, I start to get a little bit nervous. While I adore the hot weather, school holidays, early morning swims, slurping on the … Read More

Planting Day at 107 Rooftop Garden

November 18, 2014 | Community Projects, Design, Design It, Grow It, Growing, Kitchen Garden, Permaculture, Permaculture Design, Urban Permaculture | 3 comments | Author:

You know it’s going to be a good day when you jump out of bed, pull on overalls and work boots, and head  for the door with your big straw hat, garden gloves in your pocket. It was raining in … Read More

Free Talk by The Free Food Family: Kiama, 18th Nov

November 15, 2014 | Appropriate Technology, Art, Community, Gardening, Permaculture, Permaculture Design | 4 comments | Author:

If you haven’t been following ArtistAsFamily‘s current and epic journey around Australia, you should be. It’s seriously got it all – pedal-powered travel, foraged food, big hills, and bigger revelations. Lucky for us South Coasties, ArtistasFamily are stopping for a breather in Kiama next Tuesday … Read More

A Pocket full of Seeds

November 14, 2014 | Gardening, Grow It, Kitchen Garden, Urban Permaculture | 5 comments | Author:

A pocket full of seeds. Ever since I heard of the concept, I’ve loved this idea. The idea of always, always having something in your pocket to sprinkle on any bare patch of ground that you see. A day could start … Read More

It’s All Gotta Go

November 13, 2014 | Gardening, Milkwood Farm | 6 comments | Author:

When we first moved to Mudgee in 2007, clearing sales were a big part of our life. Infact, they basically were our social life. Because a clearing sale is a farm un-packed, and we needed to start one. We bought everything from … Read More

Planting Day at 107 Rooftop Garden this Sunday!

November 11, 2014 | Gardening, Permaculture | 0 comments | Author:

Planting Day for the 107 Rooftop Garden is finally here! Having moved all that beautiful Soil Up Top (and done various important garden works in-between), it is time to get this garden planted… We want to get this garden kicking by … Read More

Food System Futures: Ooooby, Sydney

November 10, 2014 | Community, Gardening, Growing, Market Garden, Permaculture, Urban Permaculture | 1 comments | Author:

We all know darn well that there are many facets within our food system that have to change – and what we love most is that in just about every nook you look there are passionate folk who are doing … Read More

PDC Scholarship Available for this January!

November 4, 2014 | Courses + Workshops, Design, Permaculture, Permaculture Design | 9 comments | Author:

Want to skill up in Permaculture Design this Summer? We have a scholarship place going in our January Permaculture Design Course! As part of our Fair Share charter, we are always trying to find ways to train more folks in … Read More

Spring Greens at Allsun Farm

October 31, 2014 | Courses + Workshops, Gardening, Grow It, Market Garden | 12 comments | Author:

Allsun Farm’s market garden down at Gundaroo is like this little magic pocket of green in the middle of the scrub. A secret garden you can eat, if you like.