July 8, 2017

Crafternoon

Crafternoons are an opportunity to get together to learn, share, play, relax, create, learn, teach and grow. Bring a creative project of your choosing or work with the theme of the day.

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From: July 8, 2017
To: July 8, 2017
Venue: Bandusia Country Retreat
Cost: FREE

July 10, 2017 – July 22, 2017

Winter Permaculture Design Certificate course (PDC)

The Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC)is the ultimate permaculture course experience. Covering the Permaculture Designers Manual it brings together ancient and modern wisdoms, science and the arts and many practical design principles and techniques for living a totally sustainable lifestyle.

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From: July 10, 2017
To: July 22, 2017
Venue: Bandusia Country Retreat
Cost: $1,695
Solar Oven Workshop

July 23, 2017

Make your own Solar Oven Workshop

This workshop is a hands-on fun practical workshop that will give you a better understanding of how solar energy works, an appreciation of solar cooking, how a solar oven works, An awareness of emerging solar technologies, skills and knowledge for building your own, fun cooking with a range of highly efficient and alternative cooking systems – solar, rocket stoves, gasifiers, and solar kettle.

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From: July 23, 2017
To: July 23, 2017
Venue: Bandusia Country Retreat
Cost: $145 includes the workshop, lunch, morning and afternoon tea OR for an extra $150 you can make and take home your own portable working solar cooker made on the day. This cost includes all the materials for you.

August 12, 2017

Rural Skills Series – Welding for Women

As part of our rural skills series we are delighted to offer this unique Welding for Women workshop.
Welding is an essential skill for people living in rural locations who want to be self-reliant and save themselves potential costs. By the end of the day you will walk away with a repertoire of skills to enable you to perform general maintenance, repair and restore metal around your property, on the farm or just simply to allow you to get creative with metal.

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From: August 12, 2017
To: August 12, 2017
Venue: Bandusia Country Retreat
Cost: Investment $145
Sandbag Building Workshop

Sandbag Dome Building Workshop

Over the weekend you will learn how to make a sandbag dome structure that will be used as a home for noisy turkeys. The dome is almost completed however you will learn about the design and construction of it from scratch – from footings to completion. The structure should be completed by the end of the day ready for rendering the following day Sunday 13th. The project demonstrates an array of techniques used in earthbag construction and provides participants with the knowledge and skills of earthbag building confidently and to be able to build their own structures.

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From: August 12, 2017
To: August 12, 2017
Venue: Bandusia Country Retreat
Cost: This is a special one-day workshop with the special price of $99 (usually $245)
Rendering Workshop

August 13, 2017

Renders & Rendering Workshop

The workshop is a great opportunity to learn about alternative building techniques with like-minded people. The workshop caters for all level of skill and age groups and no prior experience is required. This practical hands-on workshop will cover the practical aspects of rendering. It covers all the important basics you need to know.

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From: August 13, 2017
To: August 13, 2017
Venue: Bandusia Country Retreat
Cost: One day $99

August 26, 2017

Sustainable Backyard Poultry Workshop

This workshop is about helping you to keep your poultry so they are sustainable in all senses of the word. Meeting the needs of the chicken is especially important in being able to achieve this and to be able to design appropriate housing; provide nutritious food; ensure good health all in a cost effective and sustainable way that makes them productive, low maintenance and healthy.

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From: August 26, 2017
To: August 26, 2017
Venue: Bandusia Country Retreat
Cost: $145 per person

August 27, 2017

Poultry Breeding Workshop

This workshop will help you understand what you need to do to achieve best breeding practice for healthy poultry chickens, turkeys, guinea fowls. It will help you understand the needs of the chicken, providing it with a happy fulfilling life, as well as the breeding cycles an managing incubators and those first weeks of life – so important for the lifetime health and success of your breeding. This is a fun packed practical day with Meg Miller.

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From: August 27, 2017
To: August 27, 2017
Venue: Bandusia Country Retreat
Cost: $145

September 2, 2017 – September 3, 2017

Introduction to Permaculture-Module 1-4 @ Bandusia

This course shows you how to design, construct and manage a permaculture home garden that is productive, ‘eco-friendly’, organic, healthy and low maintenance. Learn about the basic concepts of permaculture as well as its design principles, systems, techniques and strategies and everything you need to know to create and enjoy your own permaculture home garden.

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From: September 2, 2017
To: September 3, 2017
Venue: Bandusia Country Retreat
Cost: Book all 10 modules in advance $595 - Book 5 modules in advance $395 Pay 1 module at a time $100

October 7, 2017 – October 8, 2017

Introduction to Permaculture Design – Module 5-8 @ Bandusia

This course shows you how to design, construct and manage a Permaculture home garden that is productive, ‘eco-friendly’, organic, healthy and low maintenance. Learn about the basic concepts of Permaculture as well as its design principles, systems, techniques and strategies and everything you need to know to create and enjoy your own Permaculture home garden.

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From: October 7, 2017
To: October 8, 2017
Venue: Bandusia Country Retreat
Cost: Book all 10 modules in advance $595 - Book 5 modules in advance $395 Pay 1 module at a time $100
Beekeeping Workshop

October 21, 2017

Introduction to Beekeeping

This introductory one day workshop will walk you through the information you need to ensure you are a responsible bee keeping, demystifying what can appear to be a complex and challenging art. Whether you are an urban garden or broadacre farmer, a practicing beekeeper or a total beginner, you will definitely benefit from this workshop. The workshop includes both theory and practical sessions. Participants will get hands on experience opening and handling a hive.

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From: October 21, 2017
To: October 21, 2017
Venue: Bandusia Country Retreat
Cost: $145

November 4, 2017 – November 5, 2017

Introduction to Permaculture Design – Module 9-10 @ Bandusia

This course shows you how to design, construct and manage a permaculture home garden that is productive, ‘eco-friendly’, organic, healthy and low maintenance. Learn about the basic concepts of permaculture as well as its design principles, systems, techniques and strategies and everything you need to know to create and enjoy your own permaculture home garden.

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From: November 4, 2017
To: November 5, 2017
Venue: Bandusia Country Retreat
Cost: Book all 10 modules in advance $595 - Book 5 modules in advance $395 Pay 1 module at a time $100
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November 13, 2017 – November 16, 2017

AQUAPONICS MASTER CLASS

This workshop will teach you the essentials of Aquaponics such as designing a system best suited to you, learning to grow plants, fish care and plumbing. The basics of Aquaponics can be quite simple, and if practiced, following a few simple principles, excellent growing conditions for both fish and plants are achieved and you will be able to grow clean, nutrient dense produce and fish at home.

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From: November 13, 2017
To: November 16, 2017
Venue: Bandusia Country Retreat
Cost: $1,290
Solar Oven Workshop

November 25, 2017

Make your own Solar Oven Workshop

This workshop is a hands-on fun practical workshop that will give you a better understanding of how solar energy works, an appreciation of solar cooking, how a solar oven works, An awareness of emerging solar technologies, skills and knowledge for building your own, fun cooking with a range of highly efficient and alternative cooking systems – solar, rocket stoves, gasifiers, and solar kettle.

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From: November 25, 2017
To: November 25, 2017
Venue: Bandusia Country Retreat
Cost: $145 includes the workshop, lunch, morning and afternoon tea OR for an extra $150 you can make and take home your own portable working solar cooker made on the day. This cost includes all the materials for you.

November 26, 2017

Wild Tiles Mosaic and Ceramics Workshop

This is a very hands-on practical workshop. As a group project, you will be constructing a shallow pond for wildlife and poultry. You will leave the day with not only your own project but also with the skills, confidence and inspiration to make many more at home.

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From: November 26, 2017
To: November 26, 2017
Venue: Bandusia Country Retreat
Cost: $145

January 8, 2018 – January 21, 2018

Permaculture Design Certificate course (PDC)

The Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC)is the ultimate permaculture course experience. Covering the Permaculture Designers Manual it brings together ancient and modern wisdoms, science and the arts and many practical design principles and techniques for living a totally sustainable lifestyle.

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From: January 8, 2018
To: January 21, 2018
Venue: Bandusia Country Retreat
Cost: $1,695

July 9, 2018 – July 16, 2018

Winter Permaculture Design Certificate course (PDC)

The Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC)is the ultimate permaculture course experience. Covering the Permaculture Designers Manual it brings together ancient and modern wisdoms, science and the arts and many practical design principles and techniques for living a totally sustainable lifestyle.

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From: July 9, 2018
To: July 16, 2018
Venue: Bandusia Country Retreat
Cost: $1,695

July 8, 2019 – July 21, 2019

Winter Permaculture Design Certificate course (PDC)

The Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC)is the ultimate permaculture course experience. Covering the Permaculture Designers Manual it brings together ancient and modern wisdoms, science and the arts and many practical design principles and techniques for living a totally sustainable lifestyle.

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From: July 8, 2019
To: July 21, 2019
Venue: Bandusia Country Retreat
Cost: $1,695
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