Showing posts from 2017

International Permaculture Day 2017 Tour

We've had a number of private tours here recently, now it's time to open our place up to the wider community. Join us for tours running at 2:00 and 3:30, each tour runs for a bit over an hour - so bring a hat and comfortable shoes. Cost is $5, which includes a 2017 Permaculture Calendar - if you don't already have one! Features include: passive solar design, with raised living room slab reuse of original building and 2nd hand materials integrated cellar / tank stand / cool cupboard low energy consumption home (around 3-4kw/h p/d) 1.5kw solar array rainwater capture in tanks and earthworks chooks and small netted espaliered orchard fossil-fuel free heating and hot water system use of large Red Gum which was milled on-site greenhouse with experimental aquaponics vegetable gardens and multi-grafted fruit trees composting system A range of PERMACULTURE BOOKs will be available for sale on the day. You can visit us on Sunday the 7th of May at 1a Abdallah

Social change projects from around the world with Kai Saywer

Here's an invitation that I' putting out there for an event at our place  - you can accept the invitation on the facebook event - be great to see you here. City Repair project in Portland USA Kai Sawyer, peace activist, student of nonviolence, and permaculture educator from Japan, shares his story of exploring the world of "peace" and "sustainability" in a 2-3 hour presentation at Abdallah House in Seymour. (1a Abdallah Road) Please join us at 6pm for a Pot Luck dinner (bring food to share) before the presentation which will begin at 7:30pm. Space is limited to around 30 guests, so please indicate if you want to come. Kai will be requesting for a donation, so please consider contributing. "From the 9/11 terrorist attacks, to living in the jungle of Costa Rica with no running water or electricity, to my visits to various amazing permaculture communities. My story focuses more on people and relationships (social permaculture), social