Repair Cafe gifted a pallet of shiny new tools

The Nimbin Repair Café has prompted an overwhelmingly positive response from the community, not just in Nimbin but elsewhere in the bioregion. Two weeks ago we received a surprise call from Lismore Red Cross asking if we would like to be put forward to Bunnings for a community donation of tools for the Repair Café. …

Polly’s Smiling Again – Polly Update #5

Polly spontaneously sits for treat - what a beautiful smile.

We are overjoyed to see Polly coming back to her old loveable self again over the past few weeks. She’s been steadily improving since her last relapse in early March with a new course of herbal medicine specially prepared by Angela, the Horse Herbalist in Ballina, plus another course of antibiotics from the vet in …

Permaculture Australia Gathering May 13-14, Nimbin

In a world of increasing uncertainty, permaculture offers practical solutions for local resilience, regeneration and self-reliance — beyond sustainability. OPEN DAY  Saturday 13th May, 10am-4pm Join us at Djanbung Gardens for an inspiring day of workshops, presentations and displays. Connect with people committed to making the world a better place. Learn something new, share your …

Bill Mollison Memorial Food Forest Garden

One of Bill’s final requests was for us to plant trees in his memory. So we decided to plant a new food forest for Bill. During the November Permaculture Design Course 2016 our class went on an excursion to Daleys Nursery in Kyogle to buy some trees for the new  Bill Mollison Memorial Food Forest …

Repair Cafe at Djanbung

Most of us have things that need a little repair or maintenance, but often it’s hard to find the time and/or the tools or skills to do the job. The idea of the Repair Café is to bring people together to help each other repair and maintain things in a fun and sociable atmosphere. Nimbin’s …

Polly Update #3 Overwhelming kindness and generosity

Polly Update Feb 2, 2017 Polly sends a big sloppy kiss, grateful grunts and happy tail wags to all the awesome caring people who’ve so generously donated to the Polly fund. Every contribution has been received with deep gratitude and appreciation. We’ve been overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and generosity from our local community …

Polly Update #2 Justice not vengeance

Much has happened over the past few days. Polly has been steadily improving, though today she suffered a relapse – more on this later. We are heartened to see her faith in human kindness being restored with all the love and caring attention she’s been receiving. The Summer Solstice on the evening of Wednesday 21st …

Update on Polly’s recovery

An update on Polly’s recovery. Since Wednesday Polly’s been resting and sleeping most of the time and just getting up for food. We’ve been giving her Rescue Remedy and treating her face wounds with Calendula oinment and they are healing well. Her other injuries will take more time. We’ve been overwhelmed with the love, support …

Animal Massacre at Djanbung Gardens

Reward for information on animal massacre We are seeking any information to help police find who committed the horrendous attack on our livestock at Djanbung Gardens yesterday morning. We want to thank the Nimbin police for their prompt response–this is a serious crime and they are working hard to find the perpetrator. Outraged members of …

LandsEnd Forgotten Arts Meeting Report

LandsEnd Forge and Forgotten Arts  Workshop & Artisans Collective Permaculture College Australia Inc, Djanbung Gardens, 74 Cecil St Nimbin Creating a multi-functional space for artisan trades and crafts to promote awareness & skills sharing in traditional crafts and their contribution to regional self-reliance and sustainability MEETINGS  3pm at the Repair Cafe, 1st Sunday of the …