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Want a garden? Good News We’re Installing Beds!

After a brief hiatus, Gold Coast Permaculture is now installing home gardens once again under the watchful eye of our resident market garden manager Josh. Josh has written a brief bio and blurb below     My name is Josh, I grew up on the Gold Coast with a family of organic gardeners and Permaculture designers, so I have always had an interest in, and passion for sustainable healthy food and organic practices. Currently I am in my final year of […]

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Workshops Up coming.

Here are our proposed dates for the next series of amazing workshops.We will update these close to each event and give more details. Thanks for all the amazing support. GOLD COAST PERMACULTURE WORKSHOPS 2015/2016 11/04/2015 JOSH INTENSIVE MARKET GARDENING 18/04/2015 GREG INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIC GARDENING PART 2 9/05/2015 GREG WORMS & HEALTHY SOIL 23/05/2015 SYLVIA & LOIS NUTRITION & GLUTEN FREE COOKING 29/05/2015 KATHY TALK ON BEES – ROBINA LIBRARY 30/05/2015 GREG HELENSVALE LIBRARY – GREEN DAY 20/06/2015 DAN COMPOST […]

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Happy Anniversary Gold Coast Permaculture.

Hi everyone  Open Day 10.10.15 We are getting ready for our Urban Farm Day on 10th October, 2015 and we need some help from our volunteers to tidy up the site and paint our horse float cafe inside.  Thanks to Rockcote they have donated some paint and it is time to get the paint out and finish it off. 9 a.m. to 12noon this Saturday 3rd October, 2015. Lois is going to bring  some scorers, turps & sugar soap.  If […]

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Yummy summer pallet to take home.

Small space gardening,just what your balcony needs.

Small space gardening & balcony boxes workshop Gold Coast Permaculture Market St Carrara behind the Back Page Sports Bar Saturday 22 August 10am-12pm Dan Smith will once again show you how to establish your own nutritious, organic veggie garden using sustainable products for small spaces, save money and develop new skills while rediscovering new ones. These workshops are in conjunction with GCCC Active and Healthy Program. Morning tea included. Cost $20/$10 concession. More info www.goldcoastpermaculture.org.au or phone Lyn 0409 645 […]

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COMPOSTING AND SOIL MIX,Dan “the herbman”.

  WORKSHOP We have a few great core competencies at Gold Coast Permaculture. Composting is one of them we run a great composting system,using unique inputs and methods. We also have a great deal of success growing food and seedlings. Let one our most experienced facilitators,share his know how and systems with you.Composting and seed raising are two vital elements for a successful organic garden. Once you have attended this workshop you will feel confident that you can achieve both.This […]

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Tree spinach Ibika another great plant.

AIBIKA GROWING INFORMATION Another great plant available through our nursery at Cararra. AIBIKA GROWING INFORMATION © Frances Michaels BOTANICAL NAME: Abelmoschus manihot formerly Hibiscus manihot COMMON NAMES: Aibika, hibiscus spinach, ibika, bele, vauvau (Fiji), pele (Polynesia), ailan kapis (Vanuatu), tororo aoi (Japan), sunset muskmallow, sunset hibiscus, hibiscus manihot, lettuce tree, Queensland greens FAMILY: Malvaceae ORIGIN: Native to tropical Asia PLANT DESCRIPTION This plant is a short-lived perennial shrub in the subtropics and the tropics but an annual in cooler climates. […]

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Connected with 30+ community groups

Had 4,380+ people visit 270

Grow 135+ different plant species

Held 63 community workshops

Diverted & recycled 2.46 million kilograms of green waste

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    After a brief hiatus, Gold Coast Permaculture is now installing home gardens once again under the watchful eye of our resident market garden manager Josh. Josh has written a brief bio and blurb below     My name is Josh, I grew up on the Gold Coast with a family of organic gardeners and Permaculture designers, so I have always had an interest in, and passion for sustainable healthy food and organic practices. Currently I am in my final year of […]

    Read More
    permaculture garden 4

    Here are our proposed dates for the next series of amazing workshops.We will update these close to each event and give more details. Thanks for all the amazing support. GOLD COAST PERMACULTURE WORKSHOPS 2015/2016 11/04/2015 JOSH INTENSIVE MARKET GARDENING 18/04/2015 GREG INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIC GARDENING PART 2 9/05/2015 GREG WORMS & HEALTHY SOIL 23/05/2015 SYLVIA & LOIS NUTRITION & GLUTEN FREE COOKING 29/05/2015 KATHY TALK ON BEES – ROBINA LIBRARY 30/05/2015 GREG HELENSVALE LIBRARY – GREEN DAY 20/06/2015 DAN COMPOST […]

    Read More
    7e66e8e727122aa9d56c5cb36c888140

    Hi everyone  Open Day 10.10.15 We are getting ready for our Urban Farm Day on 10th October, 2015 and we need some help from our volunteers to tidy up the site and paint our horse float cafe inside.  Thanks to Rockcote they have donated some paint and it is time to get the paint out and finish it off. 9 a.m. to 12noon this Saturday 3rd October, 2015. Lois is going to bring  some scorers, turps & sugar soap.  If […]

    Read More
    Yummy summer pallet to take home.

    Small space gardening & balcony boxes workshop Gold Coast Permaculture Market St Carrara behind the Back Page Sports Bar Saturday 22 August 10am-12pm Dan Smith will once again show you how to establish your own nutritious, organic veggie garden using sustainable products for small spaces, save money and develop new skills while rediscovering new ones. These workshops are in conjunction with GCCC Active and Healthy Program. Morning tea included. Cost $20/$10 concession. More info www.goldcoastpermaculture.org.au or phone Lyn 0409 645 […]

    Read More
    dan the herb man

      WORKSHOP We have a few great core competencies at Gold Coast Permaculture. Composting is one of them we run a great composting system,using unique inputs and methods. We also have a great deal of success growing food and seedlings. Let one our most experienced facilitators,share his know how and systems with you.Composting and seed raising are two vital elements for a successful organic garden. Once you have attended this workshop you will feel confident that you can achieve both.This […]

    Read More
    Aibika-Web

    AIBIKA GROWING INFORMATION Another great plant available through our nursery at Cararra. AIBIKA GROWING INFORMATION © Frances Michaels BOTANICAL NAME: Abelmoschus manihot formerly Hibiscus manihot COMMON NAMES: Aibika, hibiscus spinach, ibika, bele, vauvau (Fiji), pele (Polynesia), ailan kapis (Vanuatu), tororo aoi (Japan), sunset muskmallow, sunset hibiscus, hibiscus manihot, lettuce tree, Queensland greens FAMILY: Malvaceae ORIGIN: Native to tropical Asia PLANT DESCRIPTION This plant is a short-lived perennial shrub in the subtropics and the tropics but an annual in cooler climates. […]

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    cassava kid

    Cassava, Manihot Esculenta. We are a happy to present to you one of the great food plants of the world,Cassava. A native of the beautiful Brazil and widely used by indigenous and non indigenous people to provide a wonderful starch. It can be cooked much like potato and has great nutrition from it’s abundant foliage. This beautiful plant under the right conditions will yield up to 70 tonnes per hectare and is ideal for the sub tropics and tropics. With over […]

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    lois

    Saturday 23 May 10am-12pm We are so pleased to be presenting this workshop. Sylvia and Lois our two intrepid members who are part of the wonderful team behind our cookbook,will be sharing the knowledge they have gained over the years in regards to nutrition and cooking. Lois is our famous morning tea lady,who has been delivering goodies for the past couple of years at our workshops,she has got a whole range of tips and tricks to share and some great […]

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