Australasian Permaculture Convergence to be held in Canberra

By | 2017-10-26T14:36:28+00:00 26 October, 2017|courses, general news|

The fourteenth Australasian Permaculture Convergence will be held in Canberra from 15-19 April 2018. The four day convergence kicks off with the ACT Permaculture Festival on Sunday 15 April 2018, at Canberra City Farm and then 4 days of connecting and learning at The Greenhills Centre in Cotter. Followed by […]

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By | 2017-10-16T16:03:11+00:00 16 October, 2017|courses, eating seasonally, general news|


MEDIA RELEASE Date of release: 16 October 2017

The Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance (AFSA) will host the annual Food Sovereignty Convergence in Canberra on the 23rd and 24th of October 2017 at the Burrungiri Cultural Centre.

The convergence will provide an opportunity for attendees to debate, share […]


Permaculture – education for life!

By | 2017-08-01T16:31:52+00:00 27 July, 2017|business, courses, eating seasonally, general news|

What is permaculture and how can it change your life?

Permaculture is a design science for living systems – it is far from just gardening. Permaculture can be used in all aspects of your life and work and immersing yourself into a 12-day Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course is “one of the most life-changing experiences” […]

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New Pilot Program – The Kitchen & Garden program for children who love to grow and cook

By | 2017-06-21T07:04:20+00:00 21 June, 2017|courses, eating seasonally, general news|

By popular demand, Aeoncademy are introducing a new program to help children learn to cook and are asking for donations of cooking and gardening equipment.

Aeoncademy’s Sparks (ages 4-7) have been really enjoying participating in a World Cooking program for awhile now, much to the jealousy of many of the older children who want to participate […]

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Learn how to boost farm gate productivity and improve environmental health

By | 2017-03-29T19:47:05+00:00 29 March, 2017|business, courses, general news|

Join the Farms with a Future Program by attending one of SCPA-South East Producers’ Ground Work Days, and improve the sustainability of your farm.

Do you want to improve your soil, water retention and biodiversity, but are not sure where to start?

You’ll get to:

  • See what other farmers are already doing
  • Participate in a practical Ground […]

Garlic, how to grow it

By | 2017-03-21T10:34:29+00:00 21 March, 2017|business, courses, general news|

A new fully facilitated online course opening Tuesday evening March 21st, 9PM for enrolment.

It’s a comprehensive, pragmatic, straightforward, no fancy pants, short course that tells you how to grow garlic in Australia’s suitable climate areas.

Developed by skilled and experienced growers, it’s a garlic growing cradle to grave kind of course that will get you started […]

Advice for a new chook owner

By | 2017-02-15T13:03:33+00:00 15 February, 2017|courses, general news|

Keeping backyard chooks is fun, easy and can benefit your family and garden in so many ways.  Our resident chicken expert Leisa provides this advice for people considering keeping backyard chooks.

Crack an egg from a well-tended backyard chicken and you’ll immediately notice the thick, well-formed eggshell surrounding a rich orange yolk. There is more and more evidence […]

An introduction to wine and all of its intrigue

By | 2016-05-12T15:22:48+00:00 13 April, 2016|courses|

Answer your most asked questions about wine and enhance your enjoyment of wine in this wine appreciation course lead by Carla Rodeghiero, winemaker at Sapling Yard Wines. An optional dinner will be held in week 6.

The first night is a ‘try first’ night and will be $50 for 2 hours exploring the basics of […]

Permaculture eXchange merges with Southern Harvest

By | 2016-07-26T22:30:16+00:00 21 March, 2016|courses, general news|

Things are changing at Permaculture eXchange. After its AGM in February it was voted to transition Permaculture eXchange activities into the Southern Harvest Association under the banner of Southern Harvest Education with its own subcommittee.

Permaculture eXchange itself was an Association Member of Southern Harvest and all members were automatically provided benefits. What this means now […]