Noosa Forest Retreat is a 160 acre holistic permaculture community & education center in the United Nations accredited Biosphere of Noosa Hinterland, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Noosa Foreat Retreat offers accommodation from short to long term and permaculture education both as online and residential courses. Learn from a team of 6 experienced Cutting Edge permaculture teachers and specialist presenters, led by community teachers, Ian Trew (Bachelor Psychology & Health Science) & Christina Laurikainen (Bachelor Environmental Science).
You will benefit from our collective community experience, inspiration & valuable knowledge. Individual attention after class and post course to offer you best Permaculture course & ongoing journey possible.
Specialist presenters on Urban Permaculture, Syntropic Farming, Governance & Community, Fungi, Mindfulness Training, Natural Movement, Food Preservation, Cell Grazing, Holistic Management & more.
As either resident or student Noosa Forest Retreat offers the oppourtunity to live on and enjoy a grass-roots developing Australian Permaculture community in the beautiful subtropical Noosa Hinterland, Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
Noosa Forest Retreat community and education center is a living example of a small group working together to develop sustainable, nutritious permaculture food systems in a shared natural environment.
Noosa Forest Retreat Community is being developed to nourish mind, body and soul while looking after the greater body of the earth. Learn to design and implement sustainable systems for yourself & others.
At the Permaculture Design Certificate Course you will gain valuable skills in landscape design, how to evaluate the soil, grow nutrient rich food, life changing bio-hacks to achieve peak health & vitality and much, much more.
Our residential Permaculture course will gently guide you through the life changing Permaculture journey, providing all the support and encouragement you need. You will obtain the overall knowledge, confidence and skills to offer a range of permaculture, farm & garden services and consultations.
You will also obtain permaculture design skills and professional network contacts to save thousands of dollars creating and implementing detailed healthy sustainable property designs for your self, family and friends.
You will be able to make an income offering permaculture design, implementation & maintenance services to others as a business.
If you are interested in integrated natural health, community development/living and personal development, then Noosa Forest Retreat is for you.
Noosa Forest Retreat has now partnered with the Association of Sustainable Communities (ASC) and is codeveloping a second community just above Eumundi. Members of NFR get the oppourtunity to be involved with both centers, as a “community of communities”
Inspiring, supporting and empowering you to help make the world a better healthier place for all beings!
Services offered: PDC, Permaculture Education, Permaculture Design, Permaculture Communication, Permaculture Community, Courses, Tours, Consultation, Workshops, Permaculture Garden, Natural Building