Date/Time 07/05/2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location Hawkesbury Earthcare Centre
Come and share the experience of a fine example of a fully functioning Permaculture environment. Gain insights into how to create your own space to share with others.
Explore the design ecosystem
— The vision for their garden.
— The principles and experience underpinning the project.
— Engage with the community which supports the centre.
— Consider the connection to Country!
The Permaculture principles embodied in this experience.
—- Observe and Interact – “Beauty is in the mind of the beholder”
— How we Catch and Store Energy – “Make hay while the sun shines”
—- How we obtain a yield – “You can’t work on an empty stomach”!
—- We use and Value Renewable Resources and Services – “Let nature take its course”
—- We produce No Waste – “Waste not, want not”
—- How we design from Patterns
—- We Integrate rather than Segregate –
—- We use Small and Slow Solutions – “Slow and steady wins the race”
—- We use and Value Diversity – “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket”
—- We use Edges and Value the Marginal – “Don’t think you are on the right track just because it’s a well-beaten path”
—- Creatively Use and Respond to Change – “Vision is not seeing things as they are but as they will be”
Our vision is to keep the planet liveable.