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Permaculture subsistence in the suburbs and beyond (a weekend course in Daylesford)

You are invited to spend two days with Artist as Family at their home, Tree Elbow, in Central Victoria, in beautiful Djaara Country.
Share their harvest abundance, learn their alternative economic lifeways, experience their processes and observe the many relationships they’ve cultivated in order to turn their backs on industrial capitalism, while leaning ever further into what they call, ‘a flow of gifts economy.’

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Hepburn Makers Market

Please join us at the Hepburn Makers Market in Hepburn, on unceded Djaara Country, Central Victoria, where Su Dennett will be selling permaculture books.

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Permaculture with David Holmgren

Hear David Holmgren, permaculture co-originator, talk about household and neighbourhood applications of permaculture design to create a simple, realistic and empowering way of life.

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Explore Spring Creek Community Forest with David Holmgren, permaculture co-originator

You are warmly invited to join David Holmgren on a tour beyond the boundaries down the gully to Spring Creek, exploring the territory where he, Su Dennett and others in the community have for decades been stewarding the common land on a larger scale, making tracks, planting and pruning trees, grazing goats, building leaky weirs and engaging in other positive action that enhances ecological diversity, makes the land more fire safe and amenable to locals and visitors alike.

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2022 Venie Holmgren Environmental Poetry Prize announcement

Please join us for the 2022 Venie Holmgren Environmental Poetry Prize award ceremony where the winning poem will be announced and read out. This event coincides with the closing of the 2022 Daylesford Words in Winter festival. Share a drink, a poem, a yarn and relax by the fire.

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Restoring the Earth, one person at a time

Join permaculture elders Rosemary Morrow, Su Dennett and David Holmgren for an evening of open hearted conversation and healing. With the tragic loss of Dan Palmer in recent weeks, and the broader climate of social and planetary unrest, we are taking the opportunity to gather, grieve and heal, looking to permaculture elders for counsel. This event will be an emergent and living thing, celebrating the release of Rowe’s new and expanded work ‘Earth Restorer’s Guide to Permaculture’ whilst tapping into the mood of the night.

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Dave Jacke in Daylesford

A renowned permaculture pioneer from the US is to give a talk in Daylesford. Dave Jacke, author of Edible Forest Gardens, has taken the Forest Garden concept beyond its tropical origins and shown it can be adapted to temperate climates. This talk is a unique opportunity for everyone interested in ecological solutions and

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Do With Su

I am very excited about the launch of Do with Su on the Holmgren Hub. It is a culmination of a long process for my partner in love and livelihood to share her skills, passion and wisdom with a wider audience.

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