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January 2018 Meeting

It was a great turn out for our first meeting of the year. First we talked about what exactly Permaculture is. The Johanna Kloot from Green Business Consultancy talked to us about her Permaculture journey and how she now works to help industries profit, by reducing their overheads and reducing their wastage. We also got […]

Backyard Permaculture Design – 9th of September 2017

Workshop Presenter :-  Craig Phillipson   In this workshop you will learn: –  Techniques you can use to design your own backyard!     Workshop fee   $20.00   Registration and payment is essential to confirm your place. Register at workshops@permaculturecairns.org.au Payments may be made at Cairns Penny in Grafton Street or online to Permaculture Cairns  […]

Growing Nutrient Dense Foods – 6th of August 2017

Grow Your Own Nutrient Dense Food Sunday 6th August 9.30am to 12.30pm Presenter: Carol Laing Topics In this workshop Re-mineralising and balancing nutrients in your soil Intro to identifying mineral deficiencies and how to correct them Why increasing organic matter and microbes in your soil are important Using plants to improve your soil, Intro to Tropical […]

Tropical Food Forests – 23rd of July 2017

Workshop Presenter :-  Jye Dawes   In this workshop you will learn: –  How to progressively cultivate a space into a Forest of Food abundance!     Workshop fee   $20.00   Registration and payment is essential to confirm your place. Register at workshops@permaculturecairns.org.au Payments may be made at Cairns Penny in Grafton Street or online […]

An introduction to Aquaponics – 27th of May 2017

Workshop Presenter :-  Rod Ingersoll   In this workshop you will learn: –  Different Aquaponics setups.  What fish to raise.  What plants you can grow!    Workshop fee   $20.00   Registration and payment is essential to confirm your place. Register at workshops@permaculturecairns.org.au   Payments may be made at Cairns Penny in Grafton Street or online […]

Growing and Cooking Tropical Edibles Workshop

Group Photo in Class Room

Claire Richards (Author of “Tropical Cuisine”) and Tonielle Christens (Author of “The Incredible Edibles”) presented a wonderful workshop to a full house of enthusiastic particpants. The Students learnt how to cook Cassava, Spanakopita, rice salad, and many tropical greens and herbs. The day started off with the preparing of the greens and in an instant the room […]