News from the Winter PDC 2022

News from the Winter PDC 2022

The July PDC Course happened to intersect with our big flood. Some students got trapped in (for the two weeks) and some got trapped out, and so we had no choice but to run the course with ten of us here at Bandusia. We had no power from day one. So, no hot water, no...
Floods, floods and yet more floods!

Floods, floods and yet more floods!

Our beautiful valley was hit very hard by our last flood in July with the highest flood levels since 1949. In some spots, the highest ever on record. It has knocked our community very hard. No one has been unaffected, and we are all still in shock and disbelief about...
What’s new? Our bush tucker food forest.

What’s new? Our bush tucker food forest.

We’ve been creating a new food forest on the farm of a different kind. This one is a bush tucker food forest consisting entirely of  native edible species. It is situated in zone 3 of the property as it requires less maintenance than a zone 2 fruit and nut tree food...
Natural Health & Healing from your garden workshop

Natural Health & Healing from your garden workshop

This amazing workshop with Pat Collins filled out fast and for those of you that missed out. Don’t despair,  the next one is Oct 23rd. Here’s some scenes from the event:   Stage one: Identifying, sourcing and gathering the weeds. Hunting and gathering the weeds....
The Mandala Market Garden

The Mandala Market Garden

The mandala garden continues to develop and flourish, with emphasis now on its production with  the construction phase complete. Sunflowers are beaming from one of the gardens along with beans and squash producing bountiful quantities. Potatoes are standing proud and...