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All about our Winter Permaculture Design Course

June 4, 2015 | Courses + Workshops | 0 comments | Author:

The time for our Winter Permaculture Design Course is coming up fast! It’s happening 12 – 25 July in Sydney. For this course, we’re very excited to have a truly stellar teaching team to lead new designers through their learning: … Continued


New Courses: Organic Gardening Basics + Small Space Orcharding

May 28, 2015 | Courses + Workshops | 0 comments | Author:

Time to get growing, peeps! We’ve just launched two new one-day courses to help folks start gardening + growing fruits and nuts from absolute scratch. Organic Gardening Basics We’ve had a bunch of requests for a start-at-the-start, one day food growing … Continued


Announcing: Advanced Permaculture with David Holmgren

April 30, 2015 | Courses + Workshops | 0 comments | Author:

He’s back! We’re pleased to announce that David Holmgren (co-originator of Permaculture) is coming to Sydney on 3-4 June to teach an Advanced Permaculture Principles course. How good is that. We’ve been lucky enough to have David come through Sydney … Continued


Joel Salatin Webinars! Now we’re talking

February 9, 2015 | Chickens, Courses + Workshops, Farming, Pigs | 7 comments | Author:

We’re very excited to announce we’ve figured out a learning path for all of you remote + time-poor folks who want to get the nitty-gritty knowledge of setting up regenerative + ethical animal systems for small farms. Joel Salatin webinars! In … Continued


Visiting: The Farm at Byron Bay

November 3, 2014 | Courses + Workshops, Farming, Gardening, Market Garden | 17 comments | Author:

Nationwide there’s a movement rumbling of folks wanting to connect more deeply with the land, and specifically with the origins of their food. In the outskirts of the not-so-small pocket of Byron Bay a new space set to aid this … Continued


Spring Greens at Allsun Farm

October 31, 2014 | Courses + Workshops, Farming, Gardening, 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. 


Let there be Mud: the Basics of Natural Building

June 18, 2014 | Building, Courses + Workshops, Natural Building | 7 comments | Author:

Natural Building is rather a broad subject. It takes in everything from strawbale building to cobb, light earth, rammed earth, roundwood construction, earth floors and mud and lime wall renders, just for starters. We figure it’s best to dive straight in, … Continued


Strategies for a Changing Economy – Survive and Thrive

June 13, 2014 | Courses + Workshops, Permaculture, Permaculture Design | 6 comments | Author:

David Holmgren and Nicole Foss are on the road delivering workshops and lectures (as well as teaching on our upcoming PDC) in the next month, with some seriously important things to say – are you ready to adapt and thrive? … Continued


Permaculture futures: Seed Harvest Spoon

May 28, 2014 | Courses + Workshops, Profiles, School Gardens, Urban Permaculture | 7 comments | Author:

For many people, doing a Permaculture Design Course (PDC) can be a life-changer – whether it’s opening your eyes to a new way of seeing, living or doing, or giving you the confidence to go out and do those things. … Continued


Autumn PDC photos: design, eggplants and more design…

May 8, 2014 | Courses + Workshops, Permaculture, Permaculture Design | 2 comments | Author:

This Autumn was a special one at the farm – after a year of dry everything was suddenly green, the bees were buzzing furiously, the market garden was pumping and the chickens were laying. And then we held our Autumn … Continued


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