Continue reading to learn about the latest round of Sustainable Living Workshops, running every Saturday at the Farm. These workshops are also being offered as part of our Permaculture Design Course, so places are limited this time!
April 21, 9am – 12pm with Rachel Hannam In our increasingly stressful and complex world, it is vital to continually deepen our understanding of violence and its antidote, compassion. As the name implies, nonviolent communication (or NVC) emphasises compassion as the motivation for our words and actions rather than fear, guilt, shame, blame, coercion, threat or justification for punishment. In other words, it is about getting what you want for reasons you [...]
Contact us to book your place in any of the below workshops: Solar Cooking 9am – 12pm The first hour will be spent learning about how Solar Cookers work, alongside the advantages & disadvantages of different cookers, cooking tips and food safety. During the remainder of the workshop you will make your own cooker to keep. Learn how to cook with free power from the sun. See different designs and materials for [...]
Two Days: Saturday April 14 & April 21. 9am – 4pm with Tom Campbell and Emma Maltby This two-day workshop will introduce you to the basics of permaculture principles and practices and how you can apply them to your daily life. It is also a great way to decide whether you’d like to go further with your studies in Permaculture, leading straight in to our Permaculture Design Course, with discounts for those [...]
Spend your Saturday morning learning a new permaculture skill. Our weekly Sustainable Living Workshops offer a huge variety of fun (and occasionally life-changing) ways to spend a Saturday. From backyard gardening tips to bee keeping to bicycle building, each session introduces a new way to make your Brisbane lifestyle a little more sustainable and interesting. Workshops in the coming months include: Bamboo construction Establishing a vegetable garden Organic herbs and [...]
This year’s first Permaculture Design Course (PDC) starts on Thursday February 16th! Don’t miss this life-changing opportunity to become a local permaculture expert! This exciting program gives you knowledge and skills for designing productive gardens and properties, growing your own food, applying appropriate technologies, using resources wisely, designing animal and plant systems to minimise your workload, rebuilding community values, and generally reducing your impact on our precious environment. The Permaculture Design Course gives a strong overview of permaculture [...]
We are currently looking for an Education Coordinator to join the Northey Street City Farm community. In this role you will be responsible for the overall coordination, leadership and delivery our well known and respected education program. You will be a member of the Information Team and will work closely with members of the Information Team, Farming Team and Events Team. Applications close Monday 6th February, 2012 Continue reading for [...]
This year we are offering four Permaculture Design Courses. The first PDC starts on February 16th. Book before next Tuesday 17th January and get the $50 early bird discount (or $40 concession) off the course fee! Learn more, or download our 2012 Permaculture Courses Brochure.
Opening Tuesday 8th of December, 11am All welcome Morning tea provided We are excited to announce the official opening of our School ‘SEED’ Garden. This new area will provide visiting schools and children with invaluable hands-on gardening experience and a fun, vibrant education in sustainability for many years to come. We look forward to seeing you there! Learn more. Continue reading for more information.
Nonviolent Communication Skills Saturday 3 December, 9am – 12pm. In our increasingly stressful and complex world, it is vital to continually deepen our understanding of violence and its antidote, compassion. As the name implies, nonviolent communication (or NVC) emphasises compassion as the motivation for our words and actions rather than fear, guilt, shame, blame, coercion, threat or justification for punishment. In other words, it is about getting what you want [...]