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First Syntropic harvest!

This morning, 3 weeks after planting out our first Syntropic section, we harvested the first of the produce from that section. 1.9kg of radish was harvested, and that was probably only half of what...

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Awareness is not enough!

Here at the farm: – We produce food: meat, vegetables, nuts and fruit – We produce milk products: yoghurt, cream, cheese, butter and ghee – We plant trees, bushes, plants, flowers and whatever we...

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Permaculture: a holistic approach to life

When we tell people we practise permaculture, we usually get some questions. The interesting thing is the type of questions we are asked. Usually the person asking us has a plant or tree that has some sort of disease and we are asked what they can do about it. It is interesting how we are all so indoctrinated into thinking that someone who works with nature, plants and animals should just know how to treat something that is diseased without doing any further research or knowing the circumstances…

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CelebrATE!

Tom and I are excited to open our gates to people for CelebrATE! on Labour Day weekend, and to showcase our permaculture property which is currently providing us with around 90% of our food, 100% of our cooking energy needs and most of our animal feed.
The not for profit Permaculture Research Institute Sunshine Coast Inc. (www.permaculturesunshinecoast.org) is organising CelebrATE!, a two day celebration of Permaculture, Music and Food on our Permaculture Demonstration and Education site “Maungaraeeda” (Place of Food) in the Noosa Hinterland town of Kin Kin on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland.