With the arrival of the warm spring season, the seasonal cycle course begins at Melliodora. Despite the climbing temperature, the course participants had a wonderful first day “immersing” deeply in the permaculture life.
The first day’s programs were varied, beginning with t firewood splitting and stacking for a “gentle warm up”, slowly accelerating into the other tasks in the garden and the kitchen. All along, they got hands on instructions from David and Su.
Here are some pics from today’s action.
Bushfire has been a recurring theme in my work over nearly four decades and a central concern for anyone involved in permaculture design, teaching and practice in rural Australia, especially the south east of the continent, which has the dubious title of being the most bushfire prone region in the world.