Permaculture in the Goldfields

Discover a framework for sustainable living, starting in your own home & backyard this summer, with permaculture farmer/teacher Alanna Moore (3 Diplomas of Permaculture).

    *** ‘At Home with Permaculture’

Saturday January 17th, 2pm

A talk by Alanna Moore, including film excerpt with Bill Mollison

Venue: Castlemaine Community House, Lyttleton St, opposite Togs.
Fee: $2 donation

    *** ‘Permaculture Design for the Goldfields’

A 6 week evening course
To be held at:
The Food Garden
Campbells Creek
Thursday evenings 6 – 9.30pm
– starting January 22nd.

Course Outline –
1:  Permaculture principles, ethics and design methodologies.
2: Zone O – The sustainable home (with guest speaker architect Peter Cowman)
3. Zone 1 – The home garden
4. Zone 2 – Home orchard and small animals
5. Zone 3, 4, 5 – forestry, larger livestock & rangelands
6. Soil and water strategies; presentation of student’s designs.

Fee: $135 in advance or $25 per week.

(Bring food for a shared meal and ideas for your dream garden)

***** ONE DAY COURSE @ Yapeen (near Guildford)

Sunday March 1st, 10 – 4pm

Hands On Permaculture’

Introduction to permaculture design theory, lunch, film, build a no-dig garden bed and permaculture farm tour.  

Fee: $50 or $20 afternoon only.

Enquiries & bookings:
eMail –
or Phone 5473 4284