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Sustainable Living courses available in Byron Bay and Mullumbimby

Do you dream of living more sustainably? Gain the hands-on skills and knowledge to make that dream a reality.

Learn to reduce your footprint on the planet in an affordable way, engage positively with your surroundings and help your community gain the benefits of sustainability too.

Choose from our nationally-recognised Permaculture certificate courses to one-day workshops and short courses.

Develop your interests in sustainability by enrolling, today.

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Introduction To Permaculture Design - PDC

Introduction To Permaculture Design - PDC

The fundamentals of Permaculture design theory and practice. Explore how the elements of nature – earth, water, air and fire – define the unique conditions and opportunities of any site. Learn how to analyse and map these powerful forces to support you to work with, rather than against them to achieve your lifestyle and production goals. Topics covered include: Introduction To Permaculture Design Comprehend Zones and Energy Flows Interpret and Complete a Sector Analysis... [More]
$118 Limited inc GST / $106
Introduction To Permaculture Design - PDC

<p>The fundamentals of Permaculture design theory and practice. Explore how the elements of nature – earth, water, air and fire – define the unique conditions and opportunities of any site. Learn how

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Grow Harvest and Store

Grow Harvest and Store

Perennial vegetables are hardy, easy to grow and produce food for years once established. No matter the size or scope of your garden, growing perennials means less work for more food, and greater resilience in your garden.   However, gardeners are often left wondering how to use these wonderful and unusual vegetables once out of the ground. This course will guide you through the whole process from planting, growing, harvesting, to cooking and preserving to ensure you are getting... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Write short and simple workplace information (FSKWTG003)
  • Use short and simple strategies to organise highly familiar workplace tasks (FSKLRG016)
Grow Harvest and Store

<p>Perennial vegetables are hardy, easy to grow and produce food for years once established. No matter the size or scope of your garden, growing perennials means less work for more food, and greater

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You are NOT ENROLLED until we receive a completed application form & payment. Click APPLY NOW which starts the enrolment process, by requesting an Application Form for this course.

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Bats and Dingos for Conservation

Bats and Dingos for Conservation

MegaBats, Microbats and Dingos are often overlooked and considered pests by the many who aren't aware of their incredible ecological importance and dance with nature. Dingos are part of the local indigenous culture here in the Northern Rivers. Our aim is to provide understanding and education about Australia's last land apex species through their relationship with the indigenous people as a culturally significant species. Through art and education we will create flying fox art and... [More]
$105 Limited inc GST / $94
Bats and Dingos for Conservation

<p>MegaBats, Microbats and Dingos are often overlooked and considered pests by the many who aren't aware of their incredible ecological importance and dance with nature. Dingos are part of the local

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Soils - Organic Management - PDC

Soils - Organic Management - PDC

Get to know your own soil – what is it made of, what will grow well in it and how you can improve your soil to make the most of what it has to offer. Delve into the world of compost, soil nutrition and microbiology as we explore some of the myriad of ways you can build a healthy, fertile, robust soil through organic practices that will help you to grow food packed full of life force. What is Soil Processes of Soil Formation Soil Profiles Australian Soils in Global Context – local... [More]
$118 Limited inc GST / $106
Soils - Organic Management - PDC

<p>Get to know your own soil – what is it made of, what will grow well in it and how you can improve your soil to make the most of what it has to offer. Delve into the world of compost, soil nutrition

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Trees and Perennial Crops - Creating Food Forests - PDC

Trees and Perennial Crops - Creating Food Forests - PDC

Learn how to design, establish and care for your own diverse, tree based food production system in a low maintenance fashion that works with nature's fundamental processes of land and soil repair. Discover a huge array of fruit and nut trees from around the world that thrive in our warm, subtropical climate including indigenous bush foods. The first part of this day will be in the classroom, followed by a sessions at The Farm in the afternoon for some hands on learning. h3. Topics... [More]
$118 Limited inc GST / $106
Trees and Perennial Crops - Creating Food Forests - PDC

<p>Learn how to design, establish and care for your own diverse, tree based food production system in a low maintenance fashion that works with nature's fundamental processes of land and soil repair.

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Vegetables - Integrated Organic Production - PDC

Vegetables - Integrated Organic Production - PDC

Explore a comprehensive range of Organic Gardening techniques including composting, crop rotation, companion planting and natural pest and disease management. Create a ‘no-dig garden’ from local, low cost materials and learn about seasonal planting in the humid Subtropics. The first part of this day will be in the classroom, followed by a sessions at The Farm in the afternoon for some hands on learning. Topics covered include: Seasonal Vegetable Gardening: The Four Elements of Life... [More]
$118 Limited inc GST / $106
Vegetables - Integrated Organic Production - PDC

<p>Explore a comprehensive range of Organic Gardening techniques including composting, crop rotation, companion planting and natural pest and disease management. Create a ‘no-dig garden’ from local,

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Vegan Nut Cheeses and Milk

Vegan Nut Cheeses and Milk

Creating yummy, tasty cheese without dairy is easier than you think! Learn to make a spreadable cheese, a béchamel cheesy pasta sauce, parmesan and a feta style cheese, as well as almond mylk and almond flour. Discover how to add different flavours to your cheeses using cashews, walnuts, almonds, macadamias, Brazil nuts and seeds. We will sample what we make during the day and you’ll get to take home some goodies too. What to bring 3 × 500ml jam jars with lids 3 × 250ml container... [More]
$130 Limited inc GST / $117
Vegan Nut Cheeses and Milk

<p>Creating yummy, tasty cheese without dairy is easier than you think! Learn to make a spreadable cheese, a béchamel cheesy pasta sauce, parmesan and a feta style cheese, as well as almond mylk and

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Permaculture Teacher Training

Permaculture Teacher Training

Want to inspire others to learn about permaculture? Join us for a seven-day intensive teacher training course that’s been designed to empower you to become an effective and creative permaculture teacher. During this course, we will cover a sequence of steps to help you learn how to communicate clearly and confidently when teaching permaculture to others. Suitable for people of all abilities, these skills are also transferable for teaching/facilitating in other disciplines. We look... [More]
$1,000 Limited inc GST / $900
Permaculture Teacher Training

<p>Want to inspire others to learn about permaculture? Join us for a seven-day intensive teacher training course that’s been designed to empower you to become an effective and creative permaculture

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Bamboo Basics Part 1

Bamboo Basics Part 1

Join us for one of the most comprehensive bamboo courses available in Australia. Split into 2 parts and held at the Mullumbimby Community Gardens, it is recommended students enrol in Part 1 and 2 to gain the full benefits of this hands on, rigorous bamboo course. Bamboo Basics Part 1: An introduction to bamboo. In this short course you will learn how to harvest good quality bamboo and treat it for longevity. It will also cover how to grow different species of bamboo and how to... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Use digital technology for short and basic workplace tasks (FSKDIG001)

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Beekeeping - Level 2

Beekeeping - Level 2

This is the next level from an Introduction To Beekeeping, which is a prerequisite to this course. You will be working in pairs on live bee hives. You’ll be covering such things as safety and risk management, opening and inspecting a hive, assessing pests and diseases, swarm control, Queen raising, honey extraction, processing, packaging and more. Those who haven’t yet started would benefit from the confidence and skill building gained by this next level, while those that have bees... [More]

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