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Weekend workshops in August / September

There’s lots of great courses happening locally and within the region. Learn the craft of bread baking, how to grow a productive spring vegetable garden plus so much more…

Introduction to Permaculture – Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 August 2016
This two day introduction course is a prelude to the 72hr Permaculture Design Certificate & will help equip you to apply sustainable permaculture design principles and elements to your property, home, kitchen garden or apartment balcony & will inspire you to create your own sustainable space.
More information | Limestone Permaculture – Introduction to permaculture

Traditional Bread Baking – Sunday 11 September 2016
Simon Brownbridge from Fosterton Farm is coming back. This class fills up quickly so you’ll need to book fast. The cost is $120 and you get to take home a trio of loaves you’ve made and some starter culture to keep you making delicious sourdough into the future.
More information | Dungog Community College – Bread Baking

Provide First Aid – 10 September 2016
Learn all aspects of routine first aid, to a certificate standard. The course covers CPR for adults and infants, fractures, sprains, burns, control of bleeding, responding to heart attack, asthma, snakebites and exposure, and much more. All led by experienced district local Sonja Medcalf (Registered Training Organisation Parasol Ltd).
More information | Dungog Community College – Provide First Aid

The Productive Spring Veg Garden – Saturday 24 September
This workshop will prepare you for an SPRING CROP & teach you how to get the most out of every square metre of your Patch by utilising intensive companion planting groups, vegetable/herb stacked system, vertical & overhead gardening, sustainable crop rotation, pest / disease prevention and management, plus much more.
More information | Limestone Permaculture

Healthy Soils & Compost – Sunday 25 September
This workshop will dig deep to walk you through everything you need to know about your soil, repairing and building highly productive soils quickly.
More information | Limestone Permaculture



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