Bungendore Community Bank is the Major Sponsor for the 2018 Harvest Festival

By | 2018-02-13T15:15:59+00:00 12 February, 2018|general news|

Bungendore Community Bank Major Sponsor for Harvest Festival

The Bungendore Community Bank is the Major Sponsor for the Bungendore Harvest Festival in 2018 committing $4,500 to help ensure the success of the event. This is a weekend of celebration of food, fibre and farming from 16-18 March. […]

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Program for APC14 Coming Together

By | 2018-02-05T17:04:34+00:00 5 February, 2018|general news|

The programming team for the Australasian Permaculture Convergence in Canberra 15-19 April 2018 have been working hard…

Apart from our four major keynotes (being Bruce Pascoe, Tammi Jonas, Charles Massy and David Holmgren), the following content has been confirmed – with much, much […]

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David Holmgren Keynote at Australasian Permaculture Convergence

By | 2018-01-16T09:21:06+00:00 16 January, 2018|general news|

RetroSuburbia: a permaculture plan for Australia’s residential heartlands.

Keynote to 14th Australasian Permaculture Convergence

RetroSuburbia is more than a book, it is a strategy to build on the diverse legacies, projects and people applying permaculture ethics and principles across the diverse residential landscapes in Australia and New Zealand where […]

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ACT Permaculture Festival

By | 2018-01-17T08:38:16+00:00 16 January, 2018|general news|

Applications are now being taken for stallholders and workshop presenters for the inaugural ACT Permaculture Festival held on Sunday 15 April 2018, 10am – 4pm at Canberra City Farm, Fyshwick.

If you make, grow, tend, or repair ethical and sustainable products and would […]

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Millpost Farm Tour

By | 2018-01-16T08:35:04+00:00 16 January, 2018|general news|

DATE: Saturday the 14th of April, just before the Convergence!

Millpost is one of the oldest broadscale Permaculture farms in Australia.

David and Judith have been implementing Permaculture on Millpost since 1979. They were both students at the inaugural PDC in Stanley, Tasmania, in January 1980.

David Holmgren completed a Permaculture Design for the farm in 1994.

The main […]

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NSW Primary Production and Rural Development regulatory concerns

By | 2017-12-20T15:41:51+00:00 20 December, 2017|business, eating seasonally, farmers market, general news|

Media Release

Publication date: 20 December 2017

The Southern Harvest Association is concerned that proposed changes to NSW Primary Production and Rural Development regulations will have a hugely negative impact on the growth of pastured pig and poultry farms in the entire state.

Of particular concern is the proposal to put into regulation a 500m setback (like […]

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Southern Harvest 2018 – from the President

By | 2017-12-20T15:38:49+00:00 20 December, 2017|general news|

Dear Members,

As the incoming President, I acknowledge and thank Colin McLean, whose leadership as President and formerly as one of the Southern Harvest Association (SHA)’s founders gives me and the  incoming 2018 committee members a solid foundation upon which to continue to implement the Southern Harvest vision of growing and nurturing a productive and connected […]

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Southern Harvest Association Inc AGM Minutes

By | 2017-12-20T15:33:19+00:00 20 December, 2017|general news|

Southern Harvest AGM 2017 Minutes

Friday 8 December, 4 King Street, Bungendore

7.00pm AEST

Attendees: Ruth Gaha-Morris, Arabella Young, Elisa Pavlic, Geoff Foster, Simone Dilkara, Heike Holdy, Tracy Bourne, Fiona Porteus, Samantha Hawker, Frank Deveson, David Watson, Leisa Porter, Penny Kothe, Paul McKinnon, James Innes, Ellyn Bicknell, Colleen Foster, Dot Skea

 

·         Confirm minutes from previous AGM [Not […]

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2018 Bungendore Harvest Festival

By | 2017-12-20T08:10:35+00:00 20 December, 2017|general news|

2018 Bungendore Harvest Festival

Following on from the hugely successful 2017 event, the 2018 Bungendore Harvest Festival is shaping up to be a fantastic weekend. Local businesses, farms, producers and more will be featured with events running from Friday 16 March through to Sunday 18 March in Bungendore and surrounds.

Stallholder, sponsor and local business participation applications […]

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Outgoing President’s Report

By | 2017-12-21T15:23:43+00:00 15 December, 2017|general news|

As we look back over the 2017, I see it as a year that reflects many of the processes we observe and work with in nature to guide us in being successful and sustainable land managers and food producers. The year has seen a great injection of energy, ideas and resources from new committee members […]

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