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Hannah Cooper

In Instructors, People Care, Permaculture Design Training by pixie

Hannah Cooper completed her Permaculture Design Certificate in 2013 with Milkwood Permaculture, studying under Hannah Moloney in Hobart, further extending her studies into Edible Forest Gardening (Dave Jacke 2010, Milkwood 2012) and Natural Beekeeeping (Tim Malfroy, 2012). She currently coordinates Poatina Permaculture and co-teaches Poatina Permaculture’s Appreciative Inquiry Series. Hannah taught at the 12th Australasian Permaculture Convergence in Penguin in …

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Suzan Muir

In Instructors, People Care, Permaculture Design Training by pixie

Eating warm peaches from the tree at the age of three, milking cows and feeding chickens and pigs with her Grandmother, sparked Suzan Muir’s passion for the fascinating complexity of self generated food and energy systems. Weaving sustainable connections between humans, plants, animals, soil and sustenance has been her life long vocation. Working in an organic market garden lead to …

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Permaculture Principles

In Community Events, GFP News, Green Building, People Care, Upcycled Products by pixie

Permaculture is a creative design process based on whole-systems thinking informed by ethics and design principles that feature on this site. This approach guides us to mimic the patterns and relationships we can find in nature and can be applied to all aspects of human habitation, from agriculture to ecological building, from appropriate technology to education and even economics. By …

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Rosemary Morrow

In Community Events, Earth Care, Instructors, People Care by pixie

Rosemary Morrow is known and revered worldwide for her pragmatic and effective approach to creating permaculture systems across an incredibly broad range of environments. Rosemary has successfully implemented community-scale permaculture systems in such diverse biospheres as Uganda, Ethiopia, Cambodia, Thailand, the Middle East, Australia, and northern Europe, to name but a few. Her knowledge on how to create abundance, food …

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Grace Walsh

In Instructors, People Care, Permaculture Design Training, Training by pixie

I grew up in a housing estate in Dublin, Ireland and had an early interest in politics and social justice. In my 20s I traveled to the Palestinian Territories to learn more about the political situation on the ground. I found myself staying on a permaculture farm just outside Bethlehem, and at the start of a journey that helped me …

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Our Global Village Celebration

In Community Events, GFP News, People Care, Upcoming Events by pixie

“Our Global Village Celebration” is happening again this year as event of the Tamar Peace Festival. A gathering of makers, producers, performers and foodies at the Northern Suburbs Community Centre Saturday August 17. Expression of Interest form for interested stall holders pictured below. If you would like an EOI form email gentlefpjo@gmail.com and one will arrive in your inbox.

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Bog for Frogs

In Birds & Bees, Community Events, Compost & Worm Farms, Diversity, Home Gardens, People Care, Permaculture Design Training, Training by pixie

The Grand Opening of the Bog for Frogs in the West Launceston Primary School Community Garden. Thanks Costa and the Bog Bonk Acapella ❤ Eleven species of frog occur throughout Tasmania, three of which are restricted to the State. While many of them are inconspicuous, with a little practice all species can be identified from the distinctive calls of the …