Djanbung Gardens features in ‘Living in the Future’

Living in the Future began as an exploration of community and low impact living through film. In 2005, Living in the Future’s director, Helen iles, made a series of 12 programs about the history of ecovillage development in the UK which turned into a 50 minute film Ecovillage Pioneers selling 10,000 copies around the world. …

Djanbung’s 20th Celebrations with Costa

Costa Geordiadis, host of ABC’s Gardening Australia, enjoyed experiencing a number of ‘first-time’ moments last weekend with his first visit to Nimbin and Djanbung Gardens, first cafe opening, first permalympics and no-dig garden relay, first time judging scarecrows and was the first time he’d had a ‘Costa’ balloon crafted and presented to him. Sharon Shostak  …

PROGRAM • 20th Celebration June 7-9

Djanbung 20th Anniversary posters

The full Program for the 3-day celebration at Djanbung Gardens SATURDAY 7th June • Earthling Expo & Garden Party with Costa 10am  gardens open 10.30 Welcome by Costa 11-3  Cafe open for refreshments & lunch 11-11.30  Workshops: Worm Farming • Village Foundation • Animal systems tour 11.45-12.15 Workshops: Zone & Sector Planning • Soldier Fly …

Family Fun Day with Costa – Monday June 9

Family Fun Day Poster

Fun for all ages with the irrepressible Costa as MC for the inaugural PermaLympics at Djanbung Gardens as part of our 20th anniversary celebrations. Get your team together for the Permablitz marathon making a no-dig garden– teams of four and extra points for team names to challenge the “Manic Mulchers” for the Permablitz championship. You …

Earthling Expo, Garden Party & AbunDANCE June 7th

20th anniversary promo image

Our annual Open Day is something special this year to celebrate Djanbung Gardens’ 20th anniversary. Join Coster, Robyn Francis and lots of permie friends for an inspiring day of workshops, displays, demonstrations, tours, stalls and entertainment. The day will commence at 10am with a welcome to country and official opening of the Earthling Expo, then …

Costa confirmed for Djanbung Anniversary

Join Costa  Georgiadis, Robyn Francis and lots of amazing people at the Djanbung Gardens 20th Anniversary Celebration, June long weekend, 7-9th for a three day program of events and entertainment – be inspired, feel empowered, share the abundance. We invite you to celebrate beauty, abundance, the earth’s capacity to regenerate, and our collective creativity and …

Bellamar Gardens, Cuba

Bellamar Gardens is one of the exctiting new major permaculture projects in Cuba, located near Matanzas, just a hundred meters from the famous Bellamar Caves. I was invited to consult on the project when I visited Cuba in 2009 when the land had quite recently been secured by FANJ (Foundation for Nature and Humanity), Cuba’s …

Permaculture takes off in Mauritius with Denis Madeleine

Denis Madeleine returned to Sydney after completing the 2 semester Certificate IV in Permaculture, Sustainable Aid and Teacher Training course at Djanbung Gardens last year with a new set of skills and the confidence that he could make a difference. After completing his first paying jobs as a professional permaculture design consultant in Sydney early …