Flooding events are becoming more frequent

Prepared for disaster

Disaster is a word that strikes fear into most people. We usually believe disaster is out of our control. The actual happening of the disaster may be out of our control, but how we deal with it and how we come out the other end, is fully in […]


PDC in Giza, Egypt

Permaculture Design Course: 10-Day Full Permaculture Design Course (PDC), Giza, Egypt – (14th-25th February, 2013)   (Please note that this course is not run by PRI Sunshine Coast, we are just promoting this course here. Please direct any enquiries to the course organisers — details in downloadable brochure) […]

The rocks bedded in, awaiting final cement pour.

Rock bottom wash house

This past week Tom has been labouring hard, laying the rock floor in our rock walled bathroom. The bathroom has been a ongoing project now for at least 4 years. We were hoping to have it ready before our wedding 4 years ago, but that didn’t happen, and […]

Best wishes!!

We wish you all a wonderful festive season!

The Permaculture Research Institute Sunshine Coast will be closed from Wednesday 19 December until Thursday 3 January. Please email us on info [at] permaculture sunshinecoast.org for enquiries or bookings during this time. Our New Year’s resolution for 2013 is to share our Permaculture Demonstration site with as many […]

And a rub

A day in the life of Tom Kendall

We recently had a photography student named Matt on our property who had chosen us as his project for an assignment at Uni. Matt needed to portray “A day in the life of…” with 15 photos.  He ended up following Tom around the property for 2 days and […]

Northey Street City Farm Brisbane – Farm Manager position

Northey Street City Farm….. a place for learning about living sustainably in the city POSITION DESCRIPTION Position: Farming Manager Hours: 24 hours per week Pay rate: NSCF Award Agreement Manager Level, $24.80 per hour excluding entitlements Contract Position: Permanent part time Responsible to: Management Committee Person The Farming Manager should have a proven […]


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