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October 2018

Free Compost Workshop in October

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mathers House, 108 - 110 Bathurst St
Hobart, Tasmania 7000 Australia
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Learn how to compost your food waste at home for free! After a successful 2017 where we delivered The Home Composting Project with the City of Hobart, we're very happy to announce another round of free composting workshops for YOU to support you to compost your food waste at home and keep it out of landfill where it becomes a pollutant. Why compost? Because.... Did you know that food waste comprises nearly half of the rubbish in an average household rubbish bin and that up to (and over) 40% of landfills across Australia consist of pure food waste. Yuck!  Once in landfill,…

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November 2018

Introduction to Small-Scale Beekeeping

November 3 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Taroona School, Channel Highway
Hobart, Tasmania 7000 Australia

A one day introduction course designed for the beginner and novice beekeeper keen to have one (or a few) hives in their homes. We’ll guide you through the key foundations of bee theory and action so that by the end of the day you’ll be either ready to start on your bee journey, add to it or refine it. THIS WORKSHOP WILL Provide the theory you need to get started in beekeeping Discuss the importance of bees in our food systems, key threats to their health and how you can help them out Show you three different types of hives…

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Real Skills for Growing Food

November 24 @ 9:00 am - November 25 @ 5:00 pm
Fat Pig Farm, Glaziers Bay
Glaziers Bay, Tasmania Australia
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A$80.00 - A$430.00

Two days of hands-on learning, equipping you with the skills to grow food in your own home. We’re partnering with Fat Pig Farm to bring you two days of hands-on Real Skills for Growing Food. Join us to learn the foundations in growing your own food at home - skills that you'll have for the rest of your life. You’ll get to learn all about… Soil: If you want to grow good food, you’re going to need to know about soil – this is the key to nutritious food production. We’ll introduce you to the soil food web and explore…

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January 2019

Permaculture Design Course

January 18, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - February 1, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Okines Community House, 510 Old Forcett Rd
Dodges Ferry, Tasmania Australia
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A$160.00 - A$1,950.00

18 January - 1 February, 2019, Dodges Ferry, Southern Tasmania Two weeks of deep permaculture design learning. You’ll walk away with the skills and knowledge to design resilient, robust landscapes for urban and rural environments - all in the name of living a good life! As a fully catered, residential course you’ll get to immerse yourself in all things permaculture with like-minded folk. Classes run from 8:30am – 5pm each day with some optional (but highly recommended) evening sessions over the two weeks. . I loved this course. It hasn’t just changed my outlook on life – it’s changed my…

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