The Food Forest

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4.3.2013 | New beekeeper with new ideas

The Food Forest's new beekeeper Mark Johns has brought a novel range of tricks to the enterprise including tasteful second-hand carpet squares to prevent weed growth around the hives and ant proof frames to prevent ant attack of the hives. He also has a permacultural... more »
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27.9.2012 | Manfred bears ten babies!

We are justifiably proud of our elegant eggmobile made from an old, rusting car trailer and pieces of unwanted colourbond and ridge capping. Also satisfying the Permaculture principle of ‘no waste’, chooks are delighted to contribute as they busily eat insect pests and convert the freshly... more »
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19.8.2012 | We have a new eggmobile!

We are justifiably proud of our elegant eggmobile made from an old, rusting car trailer and pieces of unwanted colourbond and ridge capping. Also satisfying the Permaculture principle of ‘no waste’, chooks are delighted to contribute as they busily eat insect pests and convert the freshly... more »
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7.12.2011 | Tremendous welcome for local movie

The film ‘Design for Life’ received a massive welcome at its world premiere at the Gawler Cinema last week and extremely positive reviews in state and national press. The big crowd attending the gala event spilled out of the main theatre and into the second... more »
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2.12.2011 | Adelaide Premiere benefit screening of 'Design For Life'

An Australian documentary designed to change the world.
Tuesday 7th December at 5.30pm at the Mercury Cinema, 13 Morphett St (actual screening at 6.00pm)
Price $20 per ticket - including drinks and nibbles from The Food Forest
The premiere will be held to benefit local community groups... more »
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21.11.2005 | Food Forest Wine Success

When Andy Scotson, proprietor of the Gawler Bake and Brew Shop in Tod St decided to sponsor prizes for the amateur wine making section of the Gawler Show six years ago he was making a conscious decision to support the development of self sufficiency skills... more »
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8.11.2005 | Flooding of the Gawler River

The Gawler River broke its banks on 8 Nov causing some $40M worth of crop damage on the Adelaide Plain, however the permaculture design of The Food Forest stood up to the swirling waters.
The flood resulted from 2005's wet spring, culminating in the filling of all... more »
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