Three Weeks To Go – Secure a spot today! Click for larger view The Permaculture Research Institute, Zaytuna Farm’s last Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) Course for 2013 will start in only three weeks time — Monday the 30th of September, 2013.
Posts Categorized: Courses/Workshops
by Zaia Kendall The Earthworks course initiated the first week of August. As we were not undertaking a major Earthworks project on the property, everyone had a look at works already done on the property and a dam being dug elsewhere. Contour and surveying was taught and some practical experience had. The plants planted on… Read more »
Atacama desert As a definition, a desert is a hot area of land that gets very little rain — not more than 200mm a year, where temperatures during the daytime can get as high as 55°C. At night, deserts cool down, sometimes even below 0°C. Most deserts lie between 15° and 35° north and south… Read more »
A seed to plant in the ground and the mind If there is going to be a revolution, it must be a revolution of consciousness, so the saying goes. Fortunately, these words are slowly becoming a realisation as many conscious communities across Australia and abroad come together to make a change. Among them, are the… Read more »
Photo © Craig Mackintosh What: Introduction to Apiculture Course (Beekeeping) Where: At the PRI Zaytuna Farm, NSW, Australia When: 4, 5 & 6 September 2013 Items covered in the Introduction to Apiculture Course are apiculture and safety, introduction to a beehive, site selection, assembly of hive equipment, owning and managing bee hives, catching a swarm,… Read more »
In February 2012 we ran a story here at PRI about a film being made about a fantastic permaculture project in Zimbabwe. It was about a community called Chikukwa where permaculture has naturalized itself and over 22 years has moved a community of 7000 people from hunger and malnutrition to abundance. In a recent article… Read more »
We are getting pretty excited about welcoming Allan Savory to Australia in a couple of weeks to enliven a discussion about how Holistic Management can play a key role in our future land regeneration strategies. In anticipation of his upcoming Aussie tour, Allan just recorded a podcast over at The Wellness Couch. It’s great to… Read more »
The bee is more honoured than other animals, not because she labours, but because she labours for others. — St John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople, d.407 What is in a design? Why do hives differ so much? Which hive is best? Choosing the best hive for your bees doesn’t need to be complicated. Once people… Read more »
PDC, September 2013 4-week Internship, Sept/Oct 2013 PDC, December 2013 4-week Internship, Dec/Jan 2013/14 Strawberry Fields Eco-Lodge is pleased to announce we are running our 29th and 30th PDCs in September and December 2013 and a 4-week Internship to follow each, at our educational, demonstration site in South Ethiopia. We are based in Konso, a… Read more »
by William Hill Permaculture Tools owner, Danial Lawton Permaculture tool expert and business owner Danial Lawton conducted a hand tool workshop at the Permaculture Research Institute Zaytuna Farm at the end of May. Presenting to students of the internship program, he shared his extensive knowledge of his unique hand tools, demonstrating their correct usage in… Read more »
Click here for more information about this permaculture design course with Fraser Bliss, in Austria.
Would you believe that 1 in 6 married couples in the U.S. now meet online? I know what you’re thinking… the U.S. divorce rate is 1 in 2. Point taken. But, sincere connection does happen for some people over the internet. Recently there has been a stir in the Permaculture community over Geoff Lawton’s widely… Read more »