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Open for Tours on Permaculture Day

Tours run on Sunday May 3rd 2015 at 9am, 11am and 2pm - each running for about an hour. Just $5, children free!
Owner builder Richard Telford and Builder / Architect Peter Lockyer (morning sessions only) will be running tours at Abdallah House, an urban rebuild and permaculture demonstration site on 580m2 (1/7th of an acre) in the rural township of Seymour, central Victoria.

Features include:passive solar design, with raised living room slabreuse of original building along with many loacally sourced 2nd hand materialsintegrated cellar / tank stand / cool cupboardlow energy consumption home (around 3kw/h p/d) with 1.5kw solar arrayrainwater capture in tanks and earthworkschooks and small netted espaliered orchardfossil-fuel free heating and hot water systemuse of large Red Gum which was milled on-sitegreenhouse with experimental aquaponicsvegetable gardens and multi-grafted fruit treeshumanure composting system A range of permaculture books will be available for sale on the day. Cost…