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March 2021

2021 Home Harvest Garden Tour

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Various venues accross Hobart Tasmania Australia + Google Map

One day, over ten edible urban gardens & you! We’re thrilled to announce we’re working with Eat Well Tasmania and Sustainable Living Tasmania to hold the second annual “Home Harvest” garden tour in the Hobart municipality!  Special thanks to the City of Hobart for funding this great initiative. Home Harvest is a one day event this Saturday March 6th, 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,…

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Real Skills for Growing Food – March

March 13 @ 9:00 am - March 14 @ 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…

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Introduction to Permaculture

March 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sustainable Learning Centre, 50 Olinda Grove, Mt Nelson
Hobart, Tasmania Australia
$210

Join us for one day of exploration into permaculture. You’ll gain a solid introduction to permaculture foundations and the framework to design your own home in the city or out bush. Immerse yourself in a proactive day of thinking, learning and exploring avenues to respond to some of the biggest social, environmental and economic challenges of our time in a proactive and positive way. Learn the basics in how you can apply permaculture to everything from house design, food production, energy systems and community development, all with a distinct Tasmanian flavour and focus.. Your permaculture course has completely changed my…

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Free Home Composting Workshop: Kingston March

March 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Kingborough Community Hub, Goshawk Way
Kingston, Tasmania 7050 Australia
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Free

Learn how to compost your food waste at home for free! In collaboration with Kingborough Waste Service, we’re very happy to host a series of free one-hour composting workshops for YOU to get you composting your food waste at home and keep it out of landfill.   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 generates methane. When released into…

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May 2021

Introduction to Permaculture: Okines #1

May 1 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Okines Community House, 510 Old Forcett Road
Dodges Ferry, Tasmania 7173 Australia
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$225

Join us for one day of exploration into permaculture. You’ll gain a solid introduction to permaculture foundations and the framework to design your life in your own home, in the city or out bush. 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 #1, Introduction to Permaculture. Immerse yourself in a proactive day of thinking, learning and exploring avenues to respond to some of the biggest social, environmental and economic challenges of our time in a proactive and positive way. Learn the basics in how you…

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Goat Workshop

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fat Pig Farm, Glaziers Bay
Glaziers Bay, Australia
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$180

A workshop for people wanting to keep goats holistically, productively and consciously.   Sold out! You're welcome to pop your name on the wait list and we'll be in touch if a place becomes available.  Join Jilly Middleton at Fat Pig Farm to learn about keeping goats naturally. Based on their lived experience, this workshop will provide tips, tricks and depth of information you simply can’t find in the books, or on goat forums (trust me, we’ve tried). THIS WORKSHOP WILL COVER Keeping goats to manage farm weeds, i.e. blackberries and gorse, Raising goats to be hardy and low maintenance, Domestic…

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Free Home Composting Workshop: Hobart May

May 16 @ 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 more 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. SOLD OUT 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…

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Super Soil Skills for Happy Veggies: Okines # 2

May 29 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Okines Community House, 510 Old Forcett Road
Dodges Ferry, Tasmania 7173 Australia
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$225

HANDS-ON LEARNING, EQUIPPING YOU WITH THE SKILLS TO GROW FOOD IN YOUR OWN HOME. 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 #2, Super Soil Skills for Happy Veggies and it goes hand-in-hand with #3 Grow Your Own 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? Join us to learn the foundations and get you growing your own food at home – skills that you’ll have for…

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June 2021

Grow Your Own Food: Okines #3

June 12 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Okines Community House, 510 Old Forcett Road
Dodges Ferry, Tasmania 7173 Australia
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$225

HANDS-ON LEARNING, EQUIPPING YOU WITH THE SKILLS TO GROW FOOD IN YOUR OWN HOME. 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 #3, Grow Your Own Food and it goes hand-in-hand with #2 Super Soil Skills. 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. If you live in the South East coastal region, you might be…

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Beekeeping for Beginners: Okines #4

June 26 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Okines Community House, 510 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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