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  • July 2018: National Urban Farming Workshop, global ice sheet melt, a visit to Tassie and Good Life Permaculture, essential reading, time to plant your fruit trees and more...
  • April 2018: Autumn Open Day Sunday April 15th, a few days left for earlybird PDC prices, Holmgren's 'Retrosuburbia' book launch April 27th and more...
  • January 2018: Holmgren to teach in our next PDC, rebirth of a yabby pond, aquifer gets a boost, new figs and vines, vineyard ready for global warming, Michael Ableman speaking about food security and more...
  • August 2017: Spring Open Day, rising ocean temperatures, a sustainable water system at The Food Forest, Holmgren teaching in our November PDC, fig tree sale and more...
  • February 2017: 2 PDCs in 2017, Howling Dingo runs rampant, new wines released, major permaculture event for Adelaide, study permaculture design, Holmgren's Advanced Permaculture course, fig tree sale and more...
  • October 2016: Farewell Bill Mollison, goslings galore, growing bananas in SA, compact PDC (Nov), figs for Christmas, a great vintage and bumper macca crops...
  • July 2016: PDCs in November 2016 and April 2017, Geoff Lawton visits The Food Forest, fig trees available, Oz Permaculture Convergence in Perth (Oct 2-5, 2016) and our nutcrackers are back!
  • April 2016: Open Day this Sunday! (April 10th), Bill Mollison becomes an Honorary Doctor of Science, another PDC in November, vineyard expansion, new farmers market in Gawler and more...
  • October 2015: Open Day this Sunday! (October 11th), university programs in permaculture, goslings galore, bumper pistachio crop on the cards, David Holmgren coming to teach and more...
  • September 2015: Open Day (Sun October 11th), university programs in permaculture, fire planning, Aldinga Arts EcoVillage open for Sustainable House Day, International Permaculture Conference and more...
  • April 2015: Open Day (Sun April 12th), 2014 wines released, David Holmgren to speak at Bushfire strategy forum (Fri April 24th), International Permaculture Conference & Convergence and more...
  • December 2014: 2015 PDC, new film release, the agony and ecstasy of pistachio production, river reveg in top gear, vineyard expansion, the sex life of sweetcorn and lots lots lots more...
  • August 2014: Open Day Sunday August 31, plus way too much other good stuff to fit in this small space...
  • April 2014: Open Day this Sunday 13th April, PDC is nearing, new permaculture magazine launched, strawbale symposium and more...
  • January 2014: Holmgren back to teach in our next PDC, Joel Salatin speaking in SA March 2nd, impacts of the recent heatwave, plumarines, naked sheep and a cooking challenge!
  • November 2013: Introduction to Permaculture Workshop this Sunday 10th November, city farming, Heckle and Jekyll take off their jumpers, a visit from SA Premier Jay Weatherill and two geese equals a sheep.
  • September 2013: Building with Strawbales Workshop October 26 & 27, Matrix set designer makes model of The Food Forest, Gawler Sustainable Living Festival, Seasol, sex and apple crops and more...
  • August 2013: Spring Open Day this Sunday 1st September, propagating fruit trees, renovating our irrigation systems, jujubes and the Cosy Cottage open for inspection!
  • July 2013: Sustainable House Design Workshop this Sunday 21st July, 'Cosy Cottage' construction, the Food Forest expands, tips on new fruit trees and the Quiet Revolution
  • May 2013: Building with Strawbales earlybird offer ends COB June 7th. Also coming up: Fruit & Nut Growing (July 6), Organic Vegetable Growing & Free-range Poultry (July 7) and Sustainable House Design (July 21).
  • April 2013: Open Day this Sunday, mulching, visiting Afghani women, sapotes and more...
  • March 2013 (2): PDC earlybird discount extended until COB 2nd April 2013, record pistachio harvest, the almond stomp and more...
  • March 2013 (1): It's a busy time of year at the Food Forest - we have an Open Day, movie launch and PDC on the cards, plus the fortnightly Farmers Market...
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