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August 2017

Sandbag Dome Building Workshop

August 12, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Bandusia Country Retreat, 1056 Upper Macdonald Rd
Upper MacDonald (St Albans), NSW Australia
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$99 – $245
Sandbag Building Workshop

Over the weekend you will learn how to make a sandbag dome structure that will be used as a home for noisy turkeys. The dome is almost completed however you will learn about the design and construction of it from scratch - from footings to completion. The structure should be completed by the end of the day ready for rendering the following day Sunday 13th. The project demonstrates an array of techniques used in earthbag construction and provides participants with the knowledge and skills of earthbag building confidently and to be able to build their own structures.

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Renders & Rendering Workshop

August 13, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Bandusia Country Retreat, 1056 Upper Macdonald Rd
Upper MacDonald (St Albans), NSW Australia
$99
Rendering Workshop

The workshop is a great opportunity to learn about alternative building techniques with like-minded people. The workshop caters for all level of skill and age groups and no prior experience is required. This practical hands-on workshop will cover the practical aspects of rendering. It covers all the important basics you need to know.

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Sustainable Backyard Poultry Workshop

August 26, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Bandusia Country Retreat, 1056 Upper Macdonald Rd
Upper MacDonald (St Albans), NSW Australia
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$145

This workshop is about helping you to keep your poultry so they are sustainable in all senses of the word. Meeting the needs of the chicken is especially important in being able to achieve this and to be able to design appropriate housing; provide nutritious food; ensure good health all in a cost effective and sustainable way that makes them productive, low maintenance and healthy.

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Poultry Breeding Workshop

August 27, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Bandusia Country Retreat, 1056 Upper Macdonald Rd
Upper MacDonald (St Albans), NSW Australia
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$145

This workshop will help you understand what you need to do to achieve best breeding practice for healthy poultry chickens, turkeys, guinea fowls. It will help you understand the needs of the chicken, providing it with a happy fulfilling life, as well as the breeding cycles an managing incubators and those first weeks of life – so important for the lifetime health and success of your breeding. This is a fun packed practical day with Meg Miller.

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June 2020

Introduction to Permaculture

Introduction to Permaculture Design – Modules 5-10 @ Bandusia

June 6, 2020 - June 8, 2020
Bandusia Country Retreat, 1056 Upper Macdonald Rd
Upper MacDonald (St Albans), NSW Australia
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This course shows you how to design, construct and manage a Permaculture home garden that is productive, ‘eco-friendly’, organic, healthy and low maintenance. Learn about the basic concepts of Permaculture as well as its design principles, systems, techniques and strategies and everything you need to know to create and enjoy your own Permaculture home garden.

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