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Want to be part of our Living Skills team and learn how to make Eco products? Join our workshop afternoon to make new products.
International Permaculture Day is celebrated around the world on the first Sunday in May. It is Australia's best export! Join us on the Northern Beaches for three inspiring open garden tours as well as workshops on aquaponics, coffee growing and bee keeping + much more. Finale and party at Mona Vale.
Transition Towns - building sustainable communities and towns - buying and growing locally. Bringng it to the Northern Beaches + Crop Swap night.
The 2017 Festival theme is Connection, and explores connections of people and place, connections of communities, connections of parents and children.
" Sustainable" the movie, looks at the economic and environmental instability of our food system, from the agricultural issues we face to the community of leaders who are determined to fix it: interviewing some of the most forward thinking farmers of our time - like Bill Niman, Klaas Martens and John Kempf – heroes who challenge the ethical decisions behind industrial agriculture.
Join our bimonthly PNB Seed savers circle at Bungun Edible sanctuary- swap seeds, package seeds, and learn more on why seed saving is vital for the planet.
Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds - treasured since the dawn of time. This new documentary follows passionate seed keepers who are protecting a 12,000 year-old food legacy. + PNB Seed Savers seed swap and speaker.
Here's a few past events organised by Permaculture Northern Beaches.
Holly Davis is local wholefoods expert and food author, she is currently writing her next book on diet and gut health. Hear Holly speak of her 30 years experience in health and food.
Join our regular PNB Seed savers circle in 2017- swap seeds, package seeds and learn more on seed saving.
Enjoy working in a member's garden on a flat block of land near the ocean. An established garden with native bees. Bring garden gloves and hat, sunscreen and water bottle. We will then have lunch together so bring a plate of food or drinks to share. Enjoy being part of the northern beaches permaculture community.
Ecological restoration - an important movement to restore our natural habitats.
Two day course on permaculture from home gardening, sustainable housing, soil, site analysis, and sustainability in your own home and beyond.
Join our first PNB Seed savers circle for 2017- swap seeds, package seeds and learn more on seed saving.
This is one food revolution that really matters. Join food writer John Newton to discuss his book and research on "The Oldest Foods on Earth."
Native garden tour with honey bee hives + bees wax workshop - learn to make food wraps, candles and more.
Celebrate 2016 with like minded community picnic and seed swap
A special focus on the importance of seeds in our survival on the planet. Jude and Michel Fanton are our very special guests tonight, they are Australia's leading experts on seed saving, have initiated seed saving networks in 44 countries, and 35 food biodiversity projects. Guest Emcee is local NB resident, author and broadcaster Wendy Harmer.
Learn about our different types of Native Bees, the vital work they do in pollinating plants, learn how to take care of them, how to split the hive each year, and see the honey they produce.
Want to know more about permaculture design in a practical way? Join us for this afternoon session at Scotland Island to help design a 850 square meter block with permaculture principles.
Two day course covering key aspects of permaculture from home gardening, sustainable housing, soil, site analysis, and sustainabitlity in your own home and beyond.
Learn first hand about traditional bush plants and their uses as both food and medicine and their nutritional profile. Jess Sinnott is owner and educator from the indigenous company Koori Kinnections.
Join our regular PNB Seed savers circle - swap seeds, package seeds and learn more on seed saving.
Join our permaculture stand at this year's Brookvale Show - help spread the word and learn more about Permaculture on the Northern Beaches.
Join in this month's permabee at Dee Why - irrigation, raised beds and aquaponics.
Learn how to design permaculture in your home from the inside out - with Cecilia Macaulay.“ I’d like to acknowledge one of the world’s most unlikely Permaculturists, Cecilia Macaulay. Every time I open a magazine, there she is. One day she will put permaculture on the cover of Time Magazine” Bill Mollison permaculture founder.
Visit some of Australia's best examples of sustainable and energy efficient housing on this annual day for open houses.
Help celebrate Manly Vale Community Garden's birthday and spring fair. Permaculture Northern Beaches stand plus native bee talk at 11am.
Kirstie Wulf of the award winning Shelter Building Design and Beatrice Rankin of local NB business Hemp Gallery speak on the diversities of hemp from building materials to textiles to everyday household products.
Join our seeds saving circle at 2pm at Bungun Edible Sanctuary.
The study of sacred geometry has its roots in the study of nature, and nature's mathematical principles at work. Many forms observed in nature can be related to geometry. Learn how you can also bring this into your own garden and home design for resilient designs!.
If you’re new to permaculture don’t miss this amazing garden - every plant is either edible or medicinal, an impressive aquaponics set up, roaming chickens, beautiful rock formations and caves. Followed by raised beds permabee (working bee/workshop).
Make sustainable, eco-friendly, safe and low cost cleaning products for you home at this PNB Living Skills workshop. One of our most popular workshops- book early!
Think about the impact of where you invest your money, superannuation, and funds. Learn why the disinvestment community is a wave of the future.
Learn how to encourage and protect our many native bee species’ in our backyards and communities. Listen about Aboriginal people’s integral relationship with the ‘Sugarbag’ Bee through medicine, food, and spirit.
Award winner documentary on Food Waste in modern society.