NEW – Masterclass Internships 2016

PCA is excited to offer limited places for our new masterclass internship program:  The two specialist 11-week masterclass internships will commence August 16, 2016 at Djanbung Gardens, one in all aspects of food production Garden-to-Table, and the other in Bamboo, Natural Building and Landscaping. These internships involve 25-30 hours per week structured workplace and classroom …

Abundance Cafe – opening Aug 15

Announcing the Opening of Abundance Café – the ultimate local food experience Sat August 15, 10am -4pm at Djanbung Gardens Nimbin’s first café specialising in local food, Abundance Café, will open on Saturday August 15th,  10am-4pm at Djanbung Gardens. The opening celebration will feature live entertainment with Brommers and Sara McCafferty, both former students of …

Slow Food Movement: A Permacultural Digest

Slow Food Movement monitoring news: A digest of recent articles and publications on the Movement and how they relate to Permaculture compiled by Jorja Callow 07/ November 2014 What Slow Food can teach Clean Energy by Sonja van Renssen From Renssen’s time in Turin at the biennial Slow Food fair, she has made the conclusion …

Smallholder Organic Farming not GMOS – the Solution to World Hunger

We are republishing this excellent article from Organic Federation of Australia Feb 2011, to bring factual information to our readers and subscribers.  ABC, 30 August 2010 reported “Global biotechnology company Monsanto has begun an education and advocacy campaign to change the opposition many Australia consumers have to genetically modified food. Speaking at the NSW Farmwriters …

Sustainable Aid for Permaculture Development Work

Are you involved in sustainable aid, development work, post-disaster relief? This course will develop specific awareness, knowledge and skills for being effective, appropriate and culturally sensitive in this important field of permaculture activism and education. Discover effective tools to work with communities to build resilience so they can better meet the challenges of a rapidly …

Growing Abundance – maximise your food self-reliance

With food prices set to continue to escalate over the coming years, it’s an important time to start taking the issue of food security to heart. Food security is something we can all participate in, by gardening at home, in community gardens and as small-scale producers. The Growing Abundance workshop series has something for everyone …