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Want to feel confident with your fruit trees, learn to control pests and diseases the organic way, and grow delicious fruitevery season? Visit for affordable, proven, online courses taught by experienced organic farmers.






Get involved in the biggest International Permaculture gathering  !

Learn and interact with permaculture instructors, practitioners and students from all over the world on a growing permaculture farm in South India in October & November 2017: 100+ hour, extended PDC with hands-on sessions, a real-life group design project and an elective specialty subject – social permaculture, urban permaculture, agriculture or water & earthworks.
One-week Teacher Training to expand your abilities to become a more versatile, engaging and effective permaculture educator.


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  Real Estate

FOR SALE –  ‘Bridgewater’ -Lifestyle block of 300 acres in Grenfell, NSW.  1/2 grassland, 1/2 bushland Built for self-sufficiency.. Wildlife sanctuary -. 5 dams, 2 spring-fed water holes (ephemeral). Contact Ian Brothers – Bridgewater – 213 Barkers rd, Grenfell 2810

FOR LEASE – Small, sweet, one bedroom home on 5 acre permaculture property/spiritual retreat next to pristine rainforest in the Tarra Valley, VIC. Looking for neighbours to help dream, create and maintain our wilderness garden paradise. Rent negotiable. Email

FOR LEASE – Vic. Quiet, sustainably aware person will enjoy this self-contained “Tiny House”. Secure private entrance, courtyard garden. Near new washing machine and fridge, stove, double sink, split system, large divider/bookcase. NO bills – all included, $260 pw 12 mth lease. West Heidelberg. Great bus service. Please call Maria 0409 900 971

FOR SALE – Vic. Two transportable cabins. 6m x 2.25m, insulated panels, double glazed windows, separate bathroom, plumbed and wired Easy to move. $9,900 each.

SOLD – Castlemaine area VIC. 2 x 3000sqm blocks with all services. Fertile, level land – ideal for Permaculture home and garden. Close to shops, schools, station and like-minded people. Photos/details – 0448 808 455

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  Job Opportunities

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  Produce swap & Markets

Community Twilight Market  Sunday the 19th of November in Orbost

Hunter Organic Growers Society Spreading the organic word in the hunter valley. Join us for monthly field days and meet other gardeners & growers. All welcome!  email for more information.

Sydney Compost Exchange Visit facebook page for more details.

Bacchus Marsh Produce SwapFirst Saturday every month 1:00-2:00pm.
Hosted by Darley Community Art Garden. 
Holts Lane, Darley, VIC.

Melbourne Outer Eastern Permaculture Swap, 1st Saturday – Glen Park Oaks Community Garden, 30 Glen Park Rd, Bayswater North. 2nd Saturday – Red Earth Community Park, Brice Ave, Mooroolbark. 3rd Sunday – Warranwood Primary School, I Wellington Park Drive, Warranwood. 4th Saturday – Heathmont Baptist Church, 78 Cuthbert Street, Heathmont. They are all from 10-11.30am.  All are welcome, even if you only have a small excess to share, or are just getting started and want to come along to chat about edible gardening and permaculture. Please check the website for latest dates.

Trentham Produce Swap – 3rd Saturday of each month at the Trentham Farmers Market. Swap starts from 10am on the corner of High Street and Greendale Trentham Forest Road, Trentham. Coordinated by our friendly volunteers from the Trentham Food Hub. One gardener’s glut is another gardener’s lunch!

Mernda Community Garden at Carome Homestead Produce Swap on the first Saturday of every month from 10:30 onwards and anyone with some home grown produce is welcome.
Our Facebook page is: and address is 10 Hathfelde Blvd, Mernda.

Crystal Waters Market – Location: Crystal Waters, QLD (near Maleny) First Saturday every month, 8am-2pm. Featuring organic seedlings, local produce, breakfast and lunch options, coffee and chai, Les’s Sourdough Bakery, acupuncture and massage, local craftsmanship and artisan work, vintage clothing, facepainting, and much more. Camping and cabin accommodation available. Visit “Crystal Waters Market” on Facebook or for more information

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  Volunteer & Shared farming

Get involved in the biggest International Permaculture gathering  !

Aranya Agricultural Alternatives will be hosting the 13th International Permaculture Convergence next November in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. Ahead of this tremendous event which will get together 1200 participants from over 70 countries, we are looking for volunteers to support the organization.
Being part of IPC India 2017 team  is a great opportunity to learn permaculture application from experts, hone your skills and knowledge, make new connections, discover more about new cultures, and thereby help in propagating the permaculture movement further to a wider audience.
Whether you’d like to help us to shout out about the event to the world, find support from like-minded organization, grow and preserve the food that will be enjoyed by a thousand of happy mouths or build up the Convergence venue, a permaculture designed farm, from scratch, we welcome your invaluable energy! Volunteering opportunities are broadly divided into three categories:
 Farm volunteer
 Office volunteer
 Volunteer during the Conference or Convergence
Visit our website for more details and get in touch with us about those exciting opportunities  :


Mangrove Farm, Mangrove Creek NSW

Come learn, work and live “yoga ecology/organic farming/” with us.
Established organic farm at Mangrove Mountain looking for a couple, friends or partners for farm help, for 2-3 months with a view to extend. Start ASAP.

Requirements: Must have own vehicle-Essential.
Must be adaptable, enthusiastic, hard working, learn on the job with ‘can do’ attitude. No kids, pets or drugs/alcohol. Will be covered under our volunteers insurance. Please contact for more information or go to or volunteers

The Yoga of Farming-Integrating yogic principles with organic farming; sharing stories, knowledge, experience and inviting you to do the same.


Seeking ecopreneurs….
A community development project in a gorgeous part of Cambodia has developed a social enterprise plan based on growing organic produce and setting up a fish farm and we need people to run it. This is an amazing opportunity for the Right People. Ideally we’re looking for a couple but it could be 3 or 4 and children are welcome.
We’ve put all of the information about the project and the application process on
If you’re interested in totally changing your life, doing something really challenging, being part of a social enterprise with enormous potential and living just down the road from a tropical beach, this could be for you.


Hedgerow Farm If you’re interested in farming a small patch of land from 1 acre to 100 acres North West of Melbourne, with small startup costs and want to dive in as soon as possible, please get in touch!  Tell us what you need by filling out this survey. You can also keep in touch with us by signing up to our mailing list.


Sugarloaf Permaculture 2 1/2 hours sw of Brisbane is offering free internships to citizens interested in all things permaculture, see website for more details and info:


Volunteers wanted in Ballarat…
We are currently seeking keen & committed volunteers to do weekly shifts at the Food Is Free Laneway Ballarat. Successful candidates will be required to have the ability to commit to a 15 min shift once a week. Full training session provided, then left to work solo every following week. Shift involves general tidying up and removing spent fruit/herbs/veggies to ensure the safety of all our visitors and watering of plants during the warmer months. Some basic gardening too if you are keen (optional).
Sound like your kind of thing? Please email
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