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    Living Soil and Water Capture

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    Are you looking to get more out of your property? Would you like to learn to work with nature and reduce your workload over time? Concerned about climate change? 

    Permaculture is a design theory that is used to live in balance with, and restore, nature. It helps to change the way we perceive what we see and make different decisions. It is about recognising patterns in nature and adapting them to your context and is guided by ethics.

    In this workshop we will be looking at how to build and protect soil. We will also look at water in our environment and on the land. The workshop will include;

    • Water cycles in nature
    • Soils in and around Toodyay
    • Soil versus dirt - what is it made of?
    • The soil food web
    • Soil testing - simple ways to find out about your soil
    • Ways to improve your soil
    • Contours and water movement
    • Building and using an A frame level

    We will be mostly outside for this workshop, please come prepared for the weather.

    Please bring something vegetarian to share for lunch. Tea and coffee provided.

    Meet the  Facilitator: 

    Tan Fowler


    Relatively new to town, Tan lives on an 8 acre property in Julimar. She started her journey into Permaculture when she was studying biological science at University. Since then she has worked on farms across Australia, run her own organic farm with café onsite, had twin daughters, clocked up a range of certificates and postgraduate study and spent countless hours volunteering in community groups.

    Tan is passionate about creating and making possible new ways of living in a beneficial relationship with nature. She aims to raise awareness of living systems and regenerative culture; the practices, philosophy and theory, in her business Living Abundance. It is her hope to inspire and empower individuals, groups and the community to make lifestyle changes, and join a growing, diverse movement of people worldwide actively participating in exploring slow solutions. 



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