Tom Kendall from the Permaculture Research Institute Sunshine Coast talks about and shows the site of the new Permaculture Research Institute Luganville, Vanuatu. The site is surveyed by Tom, Dani, Anne and Meriem and they are determining the location of the first swale, the house and gardens.
PRI Practical Diploma student Roman Eisenkoelbl talks about his diploma experience and some of the closed cycle systems at PRI Sunshine Coast. Video filmed and edited by Pier Galetti, volunteer at the Permaculture Research Institute Sunshine Coast. http://www.permeco.org
Tom Kendall from the Permaculture Research Institute Sunshine Coast describes the process after the cow manure goes through the biodigester. The biodigester compost pits and reed bed are shown and how he generates soil fertility through the cycling process is discussed.
Tom Kendall from the Permaculture Research Institute Sunshine Coast shows the process for feeding the biodigester in the morning.
Between manure collection and feeding the biodigester, the cow gets milked and checked for ticks. This video shows some of the process.
Tom Kendall talks about what the next step is for the Biogas Bio Digester at his Permaculture Demonstration Site “Maungaraeeda”, which is the location of the Permaculture Research Institute Sunshine Coast. The Bio Digester already creates enough gas to cook some meals on, but it is ready for the next step to increase gas production.
A video by Tom Kendall of the Permaculture Research Institute Sunshine Coast about creating a forest floor to prepare for a food forest by chopping and dropping support species.
Outline of the 2 year Diploma of Permaculture Demonstration, Teaching and Consulting, a career course taught at the Permaculture Research Institute Sunshine Coast, available by scholarship only.
Outline and application form for the career course Certificate of Permaculture Farm Leading Hand, a 12 month Permaculture Career Course.