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Limestone Permaculture

Swale Orchard - 2 day Workshop

Our ‘Swale Orchard’ 2 day workshop will provide you with the technical & hands-on skills to help manage your own swaled orchard project. A full 'How To' weekend, from an introduction to Swale Systems, Designing & Planning, Resourcing, Site Set-out, Earthworks Implementation & Pioneer Planting!

Swale Orchard - 2 day Workshop
Swale Orchard - 2 day Workshop

Time & Location

Apr 27, 2024, 9:00 AM GMT+10 – Apr 28, 2024, 4:00 PM GMT+10

Limestone Permaculture, 846 The Bucketts Way, Stroud Road NSW 2415, Australia

About the Event

Our ‘Orchard on Swale’ 2 day workshop, hosted on two seperate permaculture farms, will provide you with the technical & hands-on skills to help manage your own swaled orchard project.

A full 'How To' weekend, from an introduction to Swale Systems, Designing & Planning, Resourcing, Site Set-out, Earthworks Implementation & Pioneer Planting!

Supported by two Permaculture Educators 'Brett Cooper' & 'Rick Barker' and a specialist permaculture Earthworks Operator.

Note, you will be involved at all stages with this 'Start to Finish' project!

The 2 Day Workshop Includes:

Permaculture Principles & the Design Process > in relation to the 'Swaled Orchard' project.

Implementation > Full demonstration with hands-on assistance optional.

Scope:

  • Introduction to 'Swale Systems' design & planning
  • Full site set-out & resource managing
  • Initial & Main Earthworks
  • Grow Mound preparations
  • Pioneer seeding & planting
  • Optional Strategies & Techniques

Additional Bonus for all!

Saturday night > Permaculture Fireside Chat with Rick Barker & Brett Cooper including dinner.

BYO drinks.

2 DAY WORKSHOP OPTIONS

Full price is $600 with no requirement to assist or be hands-on

Discounted price is $450 for full hands-on assistance

$200 initial deposit for registration (please advise in registration comments or email if you will be hands-on or not)

Accomodation

- There is a limited number of onsite camping (your own gear) available - $50 extra (please advise in registration comments or email if camping)

- There is also plenty of awesome accomodation options within a short distance of both farms

Local accomodation > https://www.limestonepermaculture.com/accommodation

Session: 9am to 4pm (Sat & Sun)

Location: We start at LIMESTONE FARM > 846 The Bucketts Way, STROUD ROAD. NSW 2415 & then we head to Ricks farm around the corner!

What's included?

✅ Full swaled orchard project installation

✅ Workshop Notes & support information

✅ Farm Fresh Wholefood Morning Tea & Lunch (Sat & Sun)

✅ Saturday Night Fireside Dinner & chat

What to Wear: Full covered shoes (Gumboots if wet) / Hats / Your favourite Gardening Wear 

Refund Policy - https://www.limestonepermaculture.com/workshops

Tickets

  • Swale Orchard W/shop - DEPOSIT

    Registration Deposit - $200

    A$200.00
    Tax: GST included

Total

A$0.00

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