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February 2017

Permaculture Design Course Farm Stays

February 4, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dodges Ferry Community Garden, 510 Old Forcett Rd, Dodges Ferry
Hobart, 7000 Australia

For our summer Permaculture Design Course (PDC) this Jan 21 – Feb 3, 2017, we’re organising some hands-on farm stay opportunities for our students to head to directly after the PDC.  We’ve designed these farm stays specifically for students who’d like to back up the theory with some practical work to take their permaculture design and implementation skills into the practical world. While there are many fantastic urban and rural permaculture properties around Tasmania, here’s a small hand full of the ones we’ve got on board for students to choose from – they’re awesome. The Little Seed Farm Franklin, 45mts south of Hobart…

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March 2017

Introduction to Small-Scale Beekeeping

March 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Taroona School, Channel Highway
Hobart, 7000 AU

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. Ready to book your place? Just scroll down to the bottom of this page. 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…

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April 2017

Real Skills for Growing Food at Fat Pig Farm

April 1, 2017 @ 10:00 am - April 2, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Fat Pig Farm, Glaziers Bay
Glaziers Bay, Australia

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 Hannah Moloney, Anton Vikstrom and Fat Pig Farm’s market gardener, Jonathon Cooper to learn the basics in growing your own food in small spaces. Ready to book in? Just scroll down to the bottom of this page. 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…

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May 2017

Introduction to Permaculture

May 6, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sustainable Learning Centre, 50 Olinda Grove, Mt Nelson
Hobart, AU

Join us for one day of exploration into permaculture. You’ll gain a solid understanding in permaculture foundations and the framework to design your own home in the city or out bush. Ready to book in? Scroll down to the bottom of the page and go for it! 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…

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Sustainability Educator’s Master Class

May 10, 2017 @ 9:00 am - May 12, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
CERES Environment Park, Stewart St & Roberts St, Brunswick East VIC
Melbourne, AU

Join two of Australia’s leading environmental educators for a hands-on train-the-trainer experience. This masterclass is designed to build the skills and confidence of anyone working with groups in the realms of sustainability and environmental adult education. You’ll learn how to design and deliver effective, fun and meaningful classes that inspire action. Who should attend? Designers, trainers and coordinators of formal and informal adult education, including but not limited to: Local government community development, health and wellbeing, environmental engagement and sustainability officers, not-for-profit educators, permaculture teachers, community group leaders and change agents. The course is suitable for beginner to intermediate educators.…

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June 2017

Free Home Composting Workshop # 1

June 11, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Mathers House, 108 - 110 Bathurst St
Hobart, 7000 Australia

How To Compost Food Waste: June 11th We’re working with the City of Hobart this year on The Home Composting Project, supporting people to compost their food waste at home and keeping it out of landfill where it becomes a pollutant. Part of this program includes running two free compost workshops in central Hobart. Participants attending are invited to take part in a month-long process of composting their food waste and keeping a record of how much they divert from landfill to explore how effective it is. We’ll supply you with a free “data recording kit” and the skills you need…

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July 2017

Free Home Composting Workshop # 2

July 9, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Mathers House, 108 - 110 Bathurst St
Hobart, 7000 Australia

How To Compost Food Waste: July 9th We’re working with the City of Hobart this year on The Home Composting Project, supporting people to compost their food waste at home and keeping it out of landfill where it becomes a pollutant. Part of this program includes running two free compost workshops in central Hobart. Participants attending are invited to take part in a month-long process of composting their food waste and keeping a record of how much they divert from landfill to explore how effective it is. We’ll supply you with a free “data recording kit” and the skills you need…

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Home Brew Beer & Cheer

July 22, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sustainable Learning Centre, 50 Olinda Grove, Mt Nelson
Hobart, AU
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A day for the beginner and intermediate brewer where you get to see, do, talk and taste everything home brew. You’ll leave this day knowing how to brew your own beer and cheer from scratch – setting you up for a life of happiness (and significant savings). Ready to book in? Just scroll down to the bottom of this page and go for it! You’ll get to… Hear about and see different approaches to brewing,  Do a partial mash, Do a complete full mash beer, Bottle beer, Discuss the process as we do the brewing, rather than lots of talk and…

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November 2017

Introduction To Small-Scale Beekeeping

November 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Taroona School, Channel Highway
Hobart, 7000 AU
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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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February 2018

Introduction To Permaculture

February 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sustainable Learning Centre, 50 Olinda Grove, Mt Nelson
Hobart, AU

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. Ready to book in? Scroll down to the bottom of the page and go for it! 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…

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