Stay at Permaculture Sydney Institute

Bandusia is a renowned country retreat, nestled in the rugged sandstone landscape of the MacDonald Valley near St Albans. We’re a popular destination for Sydneysiders wanting a relaxing weekend escape. There are a number of ways you can stay…

Work Exchange

The farm is yours for the weekend you choose in exchange for 4-5 hours work per person per day.
We also welcome Woofers, HelpX and Workaways! Call (02) 4568 2036 to find out more.

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Stay as a Student

Whether you are here for a week for our PDC, staying for a weekend for our Introduction to Permaculture Course or simply staying overnight for one of our workshops we have a range of accomodation options to suit all budgets.

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Stay as a guest

Bandusia is popular destination for couples and young families wanting a relaxing weekend escape. We are a lovely place for reunions with family or friends. Enjoy a relaxing escape in an ecologically sensitive environment.

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Learn more about Bandusia Country Retreat

Bandusia is the perfect base from which to visit the historic village of St Albans, to explore the heritage listed Yengo National Park, rediscover the convict-built Old Great North Road or to simply drive through one of the last surviving “commons” remaining in Australia. (can be changed)

 

News from the farm

Heritage Fruit Tree Workshop and Sponsor a Tree Project –

Heritage Fruit Tree Workshop and Sponsor a Tree Project –

Fruit Trees galore 100s of bare rooted stock now in and planted budding and flowering,  in the newly created Food Forest on the PSI Farm.  The heritage fruit tree workshop was loads of fun and learning with Pete the Permie and Silvia. Pete covered all the usual topics...

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PSI Farm Food Forest Sponsor a Tree Project Update

PSI Farm Food Forest Sponsor a Tree Project Update

I’m pleased to announce that our food forest tree sponsorship project has got off to a good start. A few people have sponsored trees and we have got some in the ground to commence the forest. If you haven’t caught up on the detail of this exciting new project see here...

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PSI Natural building workshop

PSI Natural building workshop

Since August at Permaculture Sydney Institute, construction of a bench has been underway as part of a Natural Building workshop that was held on the first weekend of October.

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