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…
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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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
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.
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...
Permaculture Strategies for Fire Prevention & Preparedness.
There are many things we can do to design for fire as many examples in these recent and other fires have shown us.