A system that combines aquaculture and hydroponics, aquaponics is a closed loop food production system that produces fish and vegetables for consumption Join us at our July meeting as Rod Ingersoll (the Aquaponic Gardner) shows you how you can set up an aquaponics system yourself When: 20th July 2021 6pm for a 6.30pm start Where: […]
Insects are a crucial part to any healthy ecosystem, no more so than our backyard gardens! Some are allies, some are foes – but all have their place.In lieu of our usual meeting in June, join us at Manoora Community Garden for a walk and talk with Sally. A qualified entomologist, Sally will help us […]
For the first time since March we will be having a Permaculture Meeting in person. This event will take place at the Manoora Community Garden, 8 Rollinia Close, Manoora. We will meet on October the 20th from 4pm to 6pm. We will be gardening so come prepared! Bring: Gloves, your own water bottle, Gardening Tools […]
Turmeric grows really well in the tropics and contains Curcumin which has many health benefits – easy to find out about on the internet. It’s readily available at Rusty’s Market if you don’t grow your own and can be used fresh, dried, or in paste form. The benefit of the paste version is that it […]
For those who missed our April meeting, here is Jenny Trezise’s video on how to make Labneh cheese from yoghurt.
Sunday 15th March 2020 from 9.30am to 12.30noon. Venue: Earlville. (Registered attendee’s will receive the street address) Permaculture Cairns Series of Workshops for 2020 – Grow your own food in the tropics Compost or Worm Farm Workshop Composting Ways to make compost: – in bins, in heaps, anarobically, aerobically, in stationary bins, with lots of effort […]
At our January meeting, Marina was kind enough to bring along some Water Kefir grains to share with the group. She sent us through some instructions on how to care for your grains and how to create healthy and tasty fermented drinks using them.
Come to our first meeting of the year and find out what Permaculture is about. The meeting is free, but if you want to vote at the AGM a membership fee of $20 will need to be paid. You can pay at the meeting or directly into our bank account (go to https://permaculturecairns.org.au/members/ for details). […]
The Annual Permie Tour was on again. A coach of avid permaculturists started the day at Broken Nose Vanilla, morning tea at Madella Coffee, where we learnt about coffee growing. Then onto hear the story of Eco Bananas. We then explored the Johnstone River Community Gardens and then a yummy gourmet Italian lunch. We finished off by […]
The Permaculture Education Institute Would you like to be a qualified permaculture teacher? Have you dreamed of making a living from your permaculture skills and creating your own home-based ethical business? Would you love to offer permaculture classes in your community and beyond? Permaculture College Australia – at Djanbung Gardens Djanbung Gardens, designed by permaculture […]