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March 2018

Beekeeping Workshop

Introduction to Beekeeping

March 3, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating indefinitely

Bandusia Country Retreat, 1056 Upper Macdonald Rd
Upper MacDonald (St Albans), NSW Australia
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This introductory one day workshop will walk you through the information you need to ensure you are a responsible bee keeping, demystifying what can appear to be a complex and challenging art. Whether you are an urban garden or broadacre farmer, a practicing beekeeper or a total beginner, you will definitely benefit from this workshop. The workshop includes both theory and practical sessions. Participants will get hands on experience opening and handling a hive.

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Native Beekeeping and Beehive Making Workshop

March 25, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating indefinitely

Bandusia Country Retreat, 1056 Upper Macdonald Rd
Upper MacDonald (St Albans), NSW Australia
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$145
Australian native bee Amagilla on a cinnamon basil flower

This will be a fun packed hands-on weekend with bee experts learning all about how to manage native bees in the simplest, most efficient and productive way. You will get the information, skills and confidence to deal with all the important basics and key things to look out for and do if and when needed. You will be able to go home and start native beekeeping successfully or improve the beekeeping techniques you currently employ. You will take home your own hive ready to go.

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December 2018

DIY Wicking Pots & Vertical Garden Workshop

December 2, 2018 @ 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 show you how to make your on vertical “polypipe” garden for your vegetables and herbs. Part A of the workshop (9am to 1pm) covers the introduction of the polypipe system. PART B of the workshop (1.30 to 5pm) is for those that want to make their own Poly-pipe system on-site, under instruction from the trainer.

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March 2019

permaculture, Sydney, PSI

Colours of Nature – Natural Dye Workshop

March 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am - March 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Bandusia Country Retreat, 1056 Upper Macdonald Rd
Upper MacDonald (St Albans), NSW Australia
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Come explore the natural environment around our neighborhood, join us as we learn to identify and harvest different local plants, flowers and berries, explore their dyeing properties. Discover new and traditional methods to extract and to create different shades and colours. Using our kitchen waste, vegetable fruit scraps and peels to create zero waste natural pigments into environmentally friendly fashion. Find out how to prepare the textiles and create the recipes for dyeing.

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September 2019

Healthy Fermenting Foods Workshop

September 15, 2019 @ 9:00 am
Urban Demonstration Site in Ryde, 21 Scott Street
Marsfield, NSW 2122 Australia
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For those that want to get healthy, preserve your garden surplus the most nutritious way and live a more self-reliant and sustainable lifestyle. This workshop will provide you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to go home and make your own healthy fermented foods and drinks. It will be fun packed, informative, hands on and very practical. You will discover how simple it is and how you can integrate into your daily life. Don’t miss it!

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