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Introduction To Regenerative Design Using Permaculture Workshop – July 20th & 21st 2019

21/07/2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm AEST

The workshop also outlines Permaculture ethics and provides a basic understanding of the environment around us. We balance practical application (getting your hands dirty) with theory elements allowing the ‘Introduction to regenerative design using Permaculture’ workshop to provide you with the confidence to get started on your own journey to become a refuge of organic food and low-energy living.

This workshop will include: 

  • Permaculture ethics & principles
  • Ecology & nature’s patterns
  • Site planning & analyses
  • Basic drawing techniques & symbols
  • Zones & Flows
  • Soil health & regeneration
  • Design for water in the landscape
  • Energy cycling
  • Animal systems
  • Keeping your site healthy

About Your Host: 

Mel Marx & her partner own a 40 hectare property in the Wolvi area. Their objective is to regenerate the landscape and live lightly on the earth. They are currently working to implement their property design which includes a food forest, animals, bees, improved energy & water cycling, a large vegetable garden and 2 income streams. Mel has two Permaculture Design Certificates and has been teaching Permaculture for a number of years. She has been lucky to study under Morag Gamble and intern & work for other leading Permaculture organisations such as Northey Street City Farm.  Her practical hands-on approach to regenerative design using Permaculture principles will give you lots of ideas on how to design your site to meet your needs, regenerate the landscape and live a more sustainable life.


At our Gympie Landcare office – 5 Groves Road, Araluen, QLD, 4570.

Session Times: 

Saturday 20th July 2019, 9am – 4.00pm

Sunday 21st July 2019, 9am – 3.00pm

Morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea will be provided on the day.


Unfortunately, children are not permitted to attend this workshop. However, we do have other workshops and events throughout the year that are family-friendly.

How to Register: 

To find out how to register, please click here.

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