Swale and poly tunnel at the Permaculture Research institute Sunshine Coast
by Zaia Kendall · 17/07/2014
A swale on the left, just covered with chopped vetiver grass. Sweet potato ground cover, with view to the poly tunnel where seeds are planted and plants are waiting to be planted outside.
Zaia grew up in a family of musicians in Holland, and has a background in top sport (snow skiing) and web development and design. She co-founded the PRI Luganville and PRI Sunshine Coast Inc (now PermEco Inc.) with Tom, and runs the “invisible structures”, like finances, business administration, website design and maintenance, writes articles and records and edits videos. She assists Tom in running the Kendall Permaculture Farm and supervising other volunteers.
She is an active member of several musical projects and bands, involved in community music and runs percussion and marimba workshops, is the percussion leader for the Woodford Folk Festival People’s Orchestra and composes as well as plays music. She is passionate about community music and loves seeing people discover that they can play!