Image source: Lisa Cawthen 1/2 acre of land at Elizabeth Town in northern lutruwita / Tasmania is being offered for a good use to permie minded folks. The following details have been provided by the current stewards:- The land is adjacent to [their] home in Elizabeth Town.- It is about 1/2 acre in size and … Continue reading Land Share Opportunity
Built in the 1830s, Cleburne Historic Homestead is registered with the National Estate and the National Trust. It sits on four acres of mumirmina land in Risdon, and is considered a jewel of historic architecture. This was the venue for a recent Open Day for the Future.After attending a Community Climate Expo in 2020, the … Continue reading Open Day for Earth’s Future (& how to do more with less).
There are so many reasons to love borage and one of those is that borage stacks functions like a boss.
https://tasmaniandiscoveries.com/2021/03/03/the-end-of-summer-in-a-lindisfarne-garden/ This post shared with the permission of one of our members, Helen, highlights some of the discoveries and inspiration from a recent garden visit to Roscoe and Liz's on mumirimina country (Lindisfarne). Thanks Helen for the wonderful words and photos.
Thanks to Permaculture Australia who have compiled this handy guide, you can find a broad range of study options in Tasmania, further afield or online. View their guide here
Partial Scholarships available to support your permaculture journey.Up to two partial scholarships of $200 each are available for this upcoming part time Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course in Launceston commencing 13 Feb 2021. Available to current financial members (excluding committee and their immediate family). To apply, tell us in 2-3 paragraphs why you are a suitable scholarship applicant, … Continue reading Partial PDC Scholarship available…
Growing from an idea raised at a local permaculture group event, members Robyn and Andrew started Waste Not Produce. Waste Not Produce is a stall at the (then) weekly Margate Market selling excess produce from their own and other local gardens. Robyn and ANdrew donate their time and all proceeds from sales go to small … Continue reading Waste Not Produce
By Alexia Thomson & Karen Hewitt 2020 has been a year of surprises – including a global gardening boom as COVID-19 made visible the fragility of our food supply systems. Many have turned to growing food to provide for our families, reduce our food miles and to boost mental health after far too many online … Continue reading Local Community Digs “Beginning Food Gardening” Workshops
At the end of November we joined Lisa on the foothills of kunanyi, nipaluna, on muwinina country (South Hobart). It was a wonderful opportunity to learn more about productive use of marginal spaces.There was so much to take in and here are just a few favourite elements of the visit. Lisa welcomed us and recapped … Continue reading Growing on the Marginal
Permaculture Tasmania (PT) was one of several informational stall holders at the Clarence Climate Action Community Expo on Saturday 17 Nov. The event, that brought together around 100 people, was a first for Clarence and judging by the number of positive responses and lingering attendees, it won't be the last. After a pretty special Acknowledgment … Continue reading Community Climate Expo Day