It was nice to be asked to do a talk at the first Community Expo which happened Sat 2nd Sept 2017 at the public park in Stanthorpe next to the swimming pool. Its focus was health and wellbeing, so I decided to talk about the health benefits of growing your own food, as well as […]
SOMETIMES, you learn something about people who you know in the most unlikely of places.
EDUCATOR, dancer, garden agriculturist… is it possible to teach an internet-based permaculture design course, grow your own vegetables and fruit (while keeping your chooks and ducks away from them) and to be a Flamenco dancer?
With teaching from David Holmgren, Su Dennett and other leading practitioners, this PDC attracted students from every continent, to hear the latest on how to design for a sustainable lifestyle.
Vries’ solid background in agricultural education and organics maintained the agriculture side of permaculture that sometimes can get lost in the broad church of permaculture.