BAIRNSDALE, GIPPSLAND VIC HOLISTIC MANAGEMENT COURSE

BAIRNSDALE, GIPPSLAND VIC HOLISTIC MANAGEMENT COURSE

full HOLISTIC MANAGEMENT course taught by Educator, BRIAN WEHLBURG of Inside Outside Management.

– Improve your profitability with sound Decision Making and Holistic Financial Planning
– Learn to use animals as tools to create positive change
– Improve soil health and biodiversity
– Learn to monitor the ecological health of your land.
Holistic Management provides a solid foundation for Regenerative Agriculture.

Four 2-day sessions, 4-12 weeks apart
Session dates

Session 1 May 6-7
Session 2 June 3-4
Session 3 July 29-30
Session 4 August 26-27

WARRAGUL, GIPPSLAND VIC HOLISTIC MANAGEMENT COURSE

WARRAGUL, GIPPSLAND VIC HOLISTIC MANAGEMENT COURSE

A full HOLISTIC MANAGEMENT course taught by Educator, BRIAN WEHLBURG of Inside Outside Management.

– Improve your profitability with sound Decision Making and Holistic Financial Planning
– Learn to use animals as tools to create positive change
– Improve soil health and biodiversity
– Learn to monitor the ecological health of your land.
Holistic Management provides a solid foundation for Regenerative Agriculture.

Four 2-day sessions, 4-12 weeks apart
Session dates

Session 1 May 4-5
Session 2 June 1-2
Session 3 July 27-28
Session 4 August 24-25

Urban Agriculture Forum

Urban Agriculture Forum

The Urban Agriculture Forum (UAF) is a bi-annual event that is held on the lands of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation, in Melbourne. The 3rd National UAF will be held on Thursday April 22nd, Friday April 23rd and Saturday April 24th, 2021.

The forum attracts over 200 policy makers, practitioners, innovators and institutions in the urban agriculture sector. You’re invited to join us as we explore the growing urban agriculture movement in Australia and beyond and the positive impacts it has on our community’s health and wellbeing.

UAF 2021 will be another monumental experience. The agenda will feature a number of innovative Australian and International urban agricultural practices including groundbreaking new research in the field.

The confirmed international keynote speaker, Chris Blythe from Social Farms and Gardens, will delve into the subject of Care Farming and Gardening in the UK.

Urban Agriculture Month
2021 will see the first inaugural National Urban Agriculture month spring into action. The month long celebration will feature garden tours, events and workshops highlighting the movement in Australia, with a number of key partners already on board. We will update with more information closer to the date – if you would like to express your interest or learn more about the month, please contact us.

Online mycology courses

Online mycology courses

This online course will cover the fundamentals of mycology, identifying and cultivating fungi, human uses for fungi and land managment with fungi. The course will be available in modules for people who only want to take part of the course; everyone who attends any part of the course will have access to the pathways in mycology module. Classes will be live and recorded for people to re-watch later. There are limited placers and these prices are a one-time offer as it is the first time we are running the course. Discounted practical sessions in identification, cultivation and lab techniques will also be available depending on interest and COVID safety.

We are running the course together with our partner organisation MYCOmmunity Applied Mycology (www.myco.org.au) which is a community group that does awareness-raising, training and research around fungi.

Mycology 101 – 12 hours, 6 weeks

This course covers the fundamental aspects of mycology

Fundamentals of biology including cell structure and introduction to genetics and evolution
Fungal diversity and different types of fungi
How to identify fungi
How fungi interact with other organisms and roles of fungi in the ecosystem
Biosecurity including field hygiene and managing invasive species
Guest speaker

Human uses for fungi and growing fungi – 8 hours, 4 weeks

This course will cover human uses for fungi including

Mushroom cultivation
Growing mushrooms at home and setting up your own lab
Safe and ethical foraging
Fungi in brewing
Fungi in medicine
Fungi in culture and history
Emerging industries such as myco-materials

Fungal conservation, land-management and citizen science – 8 hours, 4 weeks

This is a more advanced course focussing on fungi in the environment and how you can contribute as a citizen scientist

Endangered fungi and fungal conservation
How citizen scientists can contribute to fungal conservation
How to survey fungi for scientific purposes
Re-introducing fungi to the environment
Biosecurity and invasive species management
Fungi in land management and agriculture
Using DNA technology
DIY science and setting up your own lab

Pathways into mycology – 6 hours, 2 weeks

This course includes a 2 hour online session and a 4 hour field trip. It includes:

Further education pathways
Getting jobs in land management and agriculture
Starting your own business
Getting involved in voluntary groups
Field trip to Fed Uni horticulture department
Edible mushrooms foray

Permaculture Design Course

Permaculture Design Course

A 12 day intensive experience with one of the leading permaculture exponents and teachers, John Champagne.

John has taught almost 50 Permaculture Design Courses in Australia and overseas in his over 10 years of teaching. He is supported in this course with qualified, experienced teachers such as Aaron Sorensen, Daniel Deighton, Kathleen McCann, Dean Turner and Julie Davies as well as other guests.

The course is taught at a purposefully, permaculture designed education centre in the Bega Valley with onsite accommodation options. Site visits to a variety of properties applying the Permaculture Principles, from urban to hectares demonstrates the diversity of permaculture theory and strategies.

The course is a mix of theory and practical and covers climatic and landscape differences, issues and strategies.

Completing a face to face 12 days course is a wonderful opportunity to create space for yourself in a busy world. During the 12 days you will learn through interacting in a supportive social environment with ample opportunity for discussion and group work. Through the design exercises and other practicals you will be able to apply your new knowledge while at the same time being able to ask question and get clear immediate answers in a safe and friendly environment.

One of the longest running permaculture courses in NSW and one of the best. Join us for a course that will change your life.

NORTHAM, WA HOLISTIC MANAGEMENT COURSE

NORTHAM, WA HOLISTIC MANAGEMENT COURSE

A full HOLISTIC MANAGEMENT course
– Improve your profitability with sound Decision Making and Holistic Financial Planning
– Learn to use animals as tools to create positive change
– Improve soil health and biodiversity
– Learn to monitor the ecological health of your land.

Holistic Management provides a solid foundation for Regenerative Agriculture.
Four 2-day sessions, 4-8 weeks apart
Session dates are

2021
Session 1 March 16-17
Session 2 April 20-21
Session 3 May 10-11
Session 4 June 16-17

GOSFORD, NSW HOLISTIC MANAGEMENT COURSE

GOSFORD, NSW HOLISTIC MANAGEMENT COURSE

A full HOLISTIC MANAGEMENT course taught by Educator, BRIAN WEHLBURG of Inside Outside Management.

– Improve your profitability with sound Decision Making and Holistic Financial Planning
– Learn to use animals as tools to create positive change
– Improve soil health and biodiversity
– Learn to monitor the ecological health of your land.
Holistic Management provides a solid foundation for Regenerative Agriculture.

Four 2-day sessions, 4-12 weeks apart
Session dates

Session 1 March 11-12,
Session 2 April 29-30
Session 3 May 27-28
Session 4 June 24-25

MAITLAND, NSW HOLISTIC MANAGEMENT COURSE

MAITLAND, NSW HOLISTIC MANAGEMENT COURSE

A full HOLISTIC MANAGEMENT course
– Improve your profitability with sound Decision Making and Holistic Financial Planning
– Learn to use animals as tools to create positive change
– Improve soil health and biodiversity
– Learn to monitor the ecological health of your land.

Holistic Management provides a solid foundation for Regenerative Agriculture.
Four 2-day sessions, 4-8 weeks apart
Session dates are

2021
Session 1 March 9-10
Session 2 April 27-28
Session 3 May 25-26
Session 4 June 22-23

Permaculture Design Course

Permaculture Design Course

This two week intensive Permaculture Design course is an inspiring immersion in a real living Permaculture system. The 72 hour PDC covers the full Permaculture Design curriculum. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Nimbin valley of northern NSW and the beautifully designed and established Djanbung Gardens. Robyn Francis, is a leading permaculture teacher, having inspired people in many countries, to put their ideas and inspiration in to action, She is joined by other innovative Permaculture practitioners in this inspiring and informative course. The course includes: the opportunity to see the concepts taught in action in the living classroom of Djanbung Gardens; a walk through the beautiful word-heritage Nightcap national park; beautiful home-cooked local food; and an abundance of sharing and learning with other students.

Skills and knowledge include:
an integrated approach to earth science systems; low energy design for productive rural and urban environments; holistic approach to regenerating the landscape, incorporating food production systems, conservation management and resource management; creative problem solving and community building initiatives; and strategies for individual, community and enterprise responses to climate change, resource depletion and disaster mitigation.

Permaculture Australia members will be offered a discount of 10% for registration

2021 Autum PDC (14 day course)

2021 Autum PDC (14 day course)

A Limestone Permaculture Design Certificate course offers real time examples of a successful design process and transitioning sustainable living systems on a successful working permaculture principled homestead! This is the backdrop for your PDC learning experience…!
https://www.limestonepermaculture.com/permaculture-design-certificate
Dates: Feb – 27th & 28th, Mar – 13th & 14th / 27th & 28th, April – 10th & 11th / 24th & 25th, May – 8th & 9th / 22nd & 23rd,

Lead teacher > Brett Cooper of Limestone Permaculture – https://www.facebook.com/LimestonePermaculture/
7x Guest specialist teachers – https://www.limestonepermaculture.com/pdc-guest-teachers-bio
3x offsite Permaculture farm visits
Loads of Demonstration
Hands on Learning