Plant of the Season - Bana Grass - Fast track your carbon creation, composting and fodder growing.
Gail documents her trials, tribulations and successes launching a community garden from inception through to general maintenance stage. This issue we join her in the planning of the garden.
Going with the "you don't have to do it alone" message was some other wise and common sense reminders from Joel Salatin "Someone out there loves doing the jobs you hate.......when you do that job you are preventing them from finding their niche"
Ross Mars will be starting accredited training groups in July see below for full details.
Charles Otway's talk script, as part of the HMA WA talks at Garden Week, discussing permaculture design ideas to help people create ecologically functioning urban gardens.
You can see Joel Salatin in action down south in Manjimup for the Fields Of Farmers Oceania Tour on March 4th.
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An article on Grow Your Own Vegetables by Choice Magazine
A festival celebrating community, independence and sustainability. Learn useful skills to save you money and the planet along with great food, music and company. 8th December – Perth City Farm – 11am to 3pm
As part of the global Seed and Food Freedom fortnight championed by Vandana Shiva WA local groups are acting now.
WA gardeners slapped with outrageous seed quarantine fee, winter gardening, PW welcomes a new Co-convenor...
With Australian Greens leader Christine Milne & WA Senators Scott Ludlam and Rachel Siewert Policy Forum about future of WA food followed by casual morning tea
The Seed Inspection fee issue has another win on live radio
Peter McMullen's first interview - honourable
Sparkles was interviewed on CurtinFM this morning about PermacultureWest and how we are helping to fight with the public to help overturn the new unfair $56 Seed Inspection Fee
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Colin Barnet sold our (state owned) wheat breeding company to Monsanto.
Seed Fee - Spot the difference panels by local cartoonist Kevin Schaffer