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November 2020

Real Skills For Growing Food

November 14, 2020 @ 9:00 am - November 15, 2020 @ 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 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 a range…

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December 2020

Free Home Composting Workshop

December 6, 2020 @ 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.   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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January 2021

Permaculture Design Course

January 15 @ 8:45 am - February 1 @ 5:00 pm

A  Permaculture Design Course To Get You (& Others) Living The Good Life. We hold our Permaculture Design Course once a year. If you'd like to be the first to hear about our new dates, register your interest here and we'll be in touch once we've got it locked in. Cheers! What people are saying about this course.... Thanks a bunch!! You guys are incredible at what you do. I’ve made so many connections in so many ways. I’m very grateful to you all (Nat). . Thank you so much to you all. I was (am) quite emotional at the…

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February 2021

Introduction to small-scale beekeeping – Feb

February 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sustainable Learning Centre, 50 Olinda Grove, Mt Nelson
Hobart, Tasmania Australia
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$210

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 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…

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Super Soil Skills for Happy Veggies – Feb

February 27 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fat Pig Farm, Glaziers Bay
Glaziers Bay, Australia
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$90 – $240

LEARN HOW TO BUILD PHENOMENAL SOIL, AND IMPROVE THE QUALITY AND YIELD OF YOUR HOME-GROWN FOOD. SOLD OUT - But fear not, we have a second one in March! Sign up here: 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.…

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Free Home Composting Workshop: Hobart Feb

February 28 @ 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.   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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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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