Each month we aim to provide interesting guest speakers who present a wide variety of topics related to permaculture and ideas worth sharing. If you have heard an inspiring talk that you think would be enjoyed by our members, or you have a subject you would like us to cover, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and share your ideas.
Coming up this year:
- Luke Huntley, Noosa Snake Catcher
Preparing for Snake Season
- Heidi Merika
Leave the weeds! wild herbs in your garden
- Lisa Delanoue
Herbs & chickens, how they benefit each other in a permaculture garden
- Nina Saxton
Commercial herb growing from a permaculture perspective
We will finish the evening with a Q+A session with each of our presenters on the panel
- For our AGM, special guest speaker Geoff Lawton, who founded Permaculture Noosa in 1994
- Cath Manuel, Soil to Supper
(to be confirmed)
Previous Guest Speakers
Our first guest speaker was Chris Kirkpatrick who told us about his trap for Cane Toad tadpoles.
You can listen to his presentation HERE.
Our first guest speaker was Sue Anderson from our Seedsavers group who talked to us about ‘planting by the moon’.
You can listen to her presentation by clicking HERE.
You can view her planting by the Moon information sheet by clicking HERE.
Our main guest speaker was Stuart Andrews who gave us a great introduction to ‘Natural Sequence Farming’ and offered a great solution to land management in Australia. You can listen to his presentation by clicking HERE.
You can view his presentation by clicking HERE.
Graeme Sait, Nutri-Tech Solutions, gave a great talk about “The Secrets of Growing Super Food”. You can view his slideshow HERE.
Aaron Mears – ‘Lulu’s Perch’. To listen to his talk click HERE.
Find out about Aaron’s wonderful permaculture YouTube video blog.
Bob Cameron, Rockcote. To listen to his talk click HERE.
What happens when you base a business organisation on permaculture principles?
Helen Andrew – Spare Harvest : Social Permaculture. To listen to her talk click HERE.
Kelvin Nielson – Creating a Butterfly Garden and Habitat. To listen to his talk click HERE.
For more information about Kelvin & Amelia Neilsen and Cooloola Nature click HERE. Many thanks to the Cooloola Nature group for supplying this information.
Mel Hobbins – Preparing the garden for Cool Season Veggies.
To listen to his talk click HERE. You can view his presentation HERE.
Morag Gamble – Permaculture in East Africa. To listen to her talk click HERE.
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