Permaculture Chat – May 2014

By Shirley James, PCC Secretary Another successful Gosford Show is over and now we can start to think about the next one.  Robyn did well with this year’s event.  It was great to see the Love Food Hate Waste team preparing delicious snacks and seeing people enjoying them—that was a new initiative and a very successful one.  Tasting different fruits[…]

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Hemp

Guest Speaker: Darius Dunn from Made in Hemp Darius Dunn is the Owner/Manager of the Hemp Store at Long Jetty The talk will focus on the history of hemp, why it is such a valuable sustainable product, the multiple uses of hemp and the  current status of growing hemp in Australia.  Darius will bring a number of hemp products to show[…]

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Living on the Edge

Permaculture Principles Explained On behalf of the Activities Committee, I am very happy to invite you to join our very first facilitator-led discussion and brainstorming on Permaculture principle. This month will explore “Use Edges and Value the Marginal”. We’ve packed all the necessary information on this page – you will need to book prior to coming. You can also contact[…]

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Permaculture principles explained

New free monthly events for members Permaculture is a large umbrella underneath which is nestled a plethora of activities and techniques.  Amongst them are eco-living, passive solar designs, organic gardening, sustainable farming, dynamic governance, etc. The list is very long! 🙂 The very structure of this umbrella however is what permaculture is truly all about: the three ethics form the[…]

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Permaculture Chat – April 2014

By Shirley James, PCC Secretary Judging by the amount of animated questions and discussion at the last Information Night when Michael Neville spoke about waste management I guess Kerrie hit the jackpot with a speaker who was of interest to all.  At the next Information Night we are going to hear John Asquith speak on Environmental Concerns facing the Central[…]

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