©2013 Permaculture Research Institute Sunshine Coast – Tom Kendall from the Permaculture Research Institute shows the old well on “Maungaraeeda” Permaculture Demonstration site, and discusses plans to revamp and re-use.
Slightly downhill and about 20 metres away from the sink at our student space (which is now our main eating area), our wonderful long term volunteer Dani implemented a worm farm grease trap design. Continue reading
We had several Nature Loo composting toilets around the property, which we either purchased second hand or were given. One toilet is at the teaching space and the other at the student “chill” space. We had to walk to either location from the house to go to the toilet. Last month Tom and one of the interns built us our outhouse, overlooking the Permaculture kitchen garden! Continue reading
In the May Biogas course, we built some pillars in the biodigester with leftover bricks, on which plywood was placed, cut to size to fit perfectly the diameter of the pit. This would then support soil to form the base on which to pour concrete for the dome. Continue reading