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June 2021

Beekeeping for Beginners: Okines #4

June 26, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Okines Community House, 540 Old Forcett Road
Dodges Ferry, Tasmania 7173 Australia
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$225

HANDS-ON LEARNING, EQUIPPING YOU WITH THE SKILLS TO KEEP BEES AT YOUR PLACE. We’re partnering with Okines Community Garden in Dodges Ferry to bring you a special 6-part series of hands-on permaculture skills. This is workshop #4, Introduction to Smallscale Beekeeping. A one-day introduction to small-scale beekeeping 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…

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September 2021

Northern Tas Book Tour!

September 19, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Hello Friends, To celebrate the release of my book, I'm doing an additional three launches in northern lutruwita/Tasmania where I'll be in conversation with the wonderful Kirsten Bradley of Milkwood. These events are all free, however RSVPs are essential, so click on the links below to secure your spot. Sep 17th, 6pm: Petrarch's Bookshop, 89 Brisbane St, Launceston Sep 18th, 12 noon: Devonport Bookshop, 83 Rooke Street, Devonport Sep 19th, 11am-12:30pm: Not Just Books, West Park Plants Plus, 63 West Park Grove, Park Grove Please contact the book shop directly if you have any questions as I'm not organising on-the-ground…

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October 2021

Small Farm Design

October 30, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fat Pig Farm, Glaziers Bay
Glaziers Bay, Australia
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$220

Join Nick Ritar and special guest Matthew Evans at Fat Pig Farm for one day of focused learning in how to design a productive small farm – so when you set your own up, you get it right first time round!  SOLD OUT: Join our wait list here.  WHO SHOULD COME ALONG? We’ve designed this workshop for hobby farmers and folks looking to embark on a small-hold commercial venture and are looking to get the foundation design right before they start digging dams and holes for fence posts. THIS WORKSHOP WILL COVER Design framework – based on permaculture design. Reading the landscape…

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November 2021

Real Skills For Growing Food

November 6, 2021 @ 9:00 am - November 7, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
Fat Pig Farm, Glaziers Bay
Glaziers Bay, Australia
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$80 – $430

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 as we take you from soil to seeds, poop (manure!) to propagation and get you 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…

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Super Soil Skills For Happy Veggies

November 20, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fat Pig Farm, Glaziers Bay
Glaziers Bay, Australia
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$250

LEARN HOW TO BUILD PHENOMENAL SOIL, AND IMPROVE THE QUALITY AND YIELD OF YOUR HOME-GROWN FOOD You might have heard that “good soil” is essential to a thriving, resilient garden, but what is “good soil” and how do we make it? We’re partnering with Fat Pig Farm to bring you a jam-packed day where we introduce you to Soil Skills for Happy Veggies – Join us to learn how to improve your food-growing, with 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…

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March 2022

Home Harvest 2022

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

ONE DAY, 18 EDIBLE URBAN GARDENS & YOU! We’re thrilled to announce we’re working with Eat Well Tasmania and Sustainable Living Tasmania to hold our third annual “Home Harvest” garden tour in the Hobart region!  Special thanks to the City of Hobart for funding this great initiative. Home Harvest is a one day event this Saturday March 5th, running across Hobart where productive gardens open their gates to the public so they can look, learn and get inspired to grow some of their own food.  Urban food production can happen anywhere and anytime. Whether you have a tiny courtyard, a sprawling backyard, are in…

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Real Skills for Growing Food

March 12 @ 9:00 am - March 13 @ 5:00 pm
Fat Pig Farm, Glaziers Bay
Glaziers Bay, Australia
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$90 – $430

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 as we take you from soil to seeds, poop (manure!) to propagation and get you 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…

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May 2022

Small Farm Design

May 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fat Pig Farm, Glaziers Bay
Glaziers Bay, Australia
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$250

Join Nick Ritar at Fat Pig Farm for one day of focused learning in how to design a productive small farm – so when you set your own up, you get it right first time round!  Sold out - Place your name on the wait list and we'll be in touch if a place comes up.  WHO SHOULD COME ALONG? We’ve designed this workshop for hobby farmers and folks looking to embark on a small-hold commercial venture and are looking to get the foundation design right before they start digging dams and holes for fence posts. THIS WORKSHOP WILL COVER Design framework…

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Super Soil Skills for Happy Veggies

May 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fat Pig Farm, Glaziers Bay
Glaziers Bay, Australia
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$250

LEARN HOW TO BUILD PHENOMENAL SOIL, AND IMPROVE THE QUALITY AND YIELD OF YOUR HOME-GROWN FOOD You might have heard that “good soil” is essential to a thriving, resilient garden, but what is “good soil” and how do we make it? We’re partnering with Fat Pig Farm to bring you a jam-packed day where we introduce you to Soil Skills for Happy Veggies – Join us to learn how to improve your food-growing, with 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…

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June 2022

Free Home Composting Workshop!

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mathers House, 108 - 110 Bathurst St
Hobart, 7000 Australia
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Free

Learn how to compost your food waste at home for free! In collaboration with the City of Hobart, we’re very happy to announce this 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 stinky, nasty pollutant. 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, food waste undergoes anaerobic decomposition (because of the lack of oxygen) and…

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