Janet’s Turmeric Paste

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 […]

Compost or Worm Farms? Workshop

Compost or Worms?

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 […]

Water Kefir

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.

Quick Tropical Vegetable Stir Fry

Quick Tropical Stirfry

Ingredients: Brazilian spinach – handful Sambung – handful Sweet potato leaves and stem – chopped Peanut oil – 2 Tablespoon Peanut – handful roasted and crushed Coconut flakes – handful roasted Soy, Ginger and Honey Sauce recipe: Soy 1/4 cup Honey 2 Tablespoon Ginger 2 Tablespoon, grated Sesame seeds 2 Tablespoon, roasted and ground Sesame […]

The Tropical Permaculture Guidebook – order now

A gift of ‘permaculture knowledge’ from Timor-Leste The revised and expanded international edition is a comprehensive reference guide to tropical permaculture. This unique book provides practical information for anyone, regardless of experience. The guidebook expands and accelerates the understanding and application of permaculture. Designed as a training, programme and project base as well as a […]

Permaculture Education

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 […]

Permaculture Day 2019

Permaculture Day 2019 was held on 12th May at Endeavour Foundation Building in Manunda.  The day went really well thanks to our magnificent president Carol Laing and all her helpers. We had generous and enthusiastic support from local associations who came along to show us what they do and generously give free talks. We had […]