A great afternoon of learning at the home in Belmont, North with the Hunter Organic Growers Society Field Day. We talked about dense planting/successions in the growing plots, food forest structure being developed, composting techniques and our organic Kombucha business. Banana bells were harvested, a banana sucker and horseradish dug up and people were thrilled … More Hunter Organic Growers Society – Field Day
Dips Dips!! I love them. Put everything in a pot, blend it all up and then put it on something, anything. Cooking for me is ok, it’s not my favourite thing in the world but when I can harvest something from the garden or even better from the wild it really ignites something and I’m … More Dips – Carrot and Beetroot
Arrowroot is a starchy vegetable extracted from these rhizomes that work well in sweet or savoury dishes. It is gentle on the digestive system and gluten-free. It contains a good source of potassium, iron and B Vitamins. Studies have shown that Arrowroot is a prebiotic meaning it feeds your good bacteria stimulating your immune system. Used … More Arrowroot Flour
Our first year of Interactive Intro to permaculture workshop has been a hoot! and huge success! Incredible to see what we can create and achieve when we dream, believe and act. Together we created a beautiful community and generated some really wholesome energy around caring for ourselves, the earth and all life which I’m sure … More Introduction to Permaculture Courses in 2018 – A Huge Success!
Join us for 2 days of permaculture design theory and action. You will leave this course with a solid grounding of how you can apply permaculture principles in your home, garden, apartment, farm and life. You’ll also be in an informed position to further your journey into permaculture design. This course will give you a … More Introduction To Permaculture Course 7-9 September.
This is a greywater reedbed system I built last month at The Doctors House hostel and restaurant in the south of Sri Lanka. It receives waste water from the kitchen sink usually contaminated and unsuitable for directly putting into the soil and groundwater. The bacteria present in the roots of these reeds process and clean … More Grey Water Reedbed System
Awesome worm farm workshop (Vermicomposting) today delivered by Travis Bambey and Xzayde Starr from Garden Your Way. We learnt how to construct our own worm farm, how to look after our little red wrigglers and the benefits of having one. Vermicomposting uses earthworms to turn organic wastes into very high-quality compost and worm wee. This … More Worm Farm Workshop