Permaculture Action Party

Formidable Vegetable return to their roots for a very special permaculture action party at Djanbung Gardens in Nimbin – the place where it all began! Djanbung custodian, designer & permaculture pioneer Robyn Francis is a permie-legend, having taught over 150 permaculture design courses, spreading the movement all over the world from the UK & NZ …

Blacksmiths gather at Djanbung Gardens

Blacksmith workshop at Djanbung Gardens

The LandsEnd forge space at Djanbung Gardens is happening. It’s been an important part of our vision to offer such a space for people to revive and share skills in the important ancient art of blacksmithing, tool and knife making. Blacksmiths underpin all other crafts and trades as they are the ones who forge their …

Repair Cafe gifted a pallet of shiny new tools

The Nimbin Repair Café has prompted an overwhelmingly positive response from the community, not just in Nimbin but elsewhere in the bioregion. Two weeks ago we received a surprise call from Lismore Red Cross asking if we would like to be put forward to Bunnings for a community donation of tools for the Repair Café. …

Polly’s Smiling Again – Polly Update #5

Polly spontaneously sits for treat - what a beautiful smile.

We are overjoyed to see Polly coming back to her old loveable self again over the past few weeks. She’s been steadily improving since her last relapse in early March with a new course of herbal medicine specially prepared by Angela, the Horse Herbalist in Ballina, plus another course of antibiotics from the vet in …

Permaculture Australia Gathering May 13-14, Nimbin

In a world of increasing uncertainty, permaculture offers practical solutions for local resilience, regeneration and self-reliance — beyond sustainability. OPEN DAY  Saturday 13th May, 10am-4pm Join us at Djanbung Gardens for an inspiring day of workshops, presentations and displays. Connect with people committed to making the world a better place. Learn something new, share your …

Recovery Roller coaster – Polly Update #4

This past month has had its ups and downs… Friday February 24: Polly stood at the open gate and looked cautiously at the world beyond — Is it safe out there? It was the first time since the attack 10 weeks earlier that I’d invited her to come out of her pen for a walk. …

Repair Cafe at Djanbung

Most of us have things that need a little repair or maintenance, but often it’s hard to find the time and/or the tools or skills to do the job. The idea of the Repair Café is to bring people together to help each other repair and maintain things in a fun and sociable atmosphere. Nimbin’s …