Tours are a way of learning by seeing.
The tours to follow APC14 are presently being planned and a catalog of options will be made public soon.
They are the direct evidence that permaculture ideas work.
Tours are a traditional wind-up to permaculture convergences. The tours to follow APC14 are presently being planned and a catalog of options will be made public soon.
For your travel planning purposes, we envisage something like the following will be available. Specific dates and details will be provided ASAP, with most tours over Friday/Saturday or possibly Sunday. If you plan on attending tours, it would be best to arrange your travel home on the Sunday evening.
Tours so far:
- The Grand Permaculture Tour — this tour travels north of Canberra to mature permaculture sites through Southern Highlands then down through Kangaroo Valley and Berry, then north to Gerringong and Kiama and Wollongong then back to Canberra. Key sites on this tour include Earth-Keepers, Jill Cockram, Silk Farm – a 25 yr old Permaculture Food Forest, Community gardens and city farms and co-operatives.
- Millpost Farm Tour — Millpost is one of the oldest broadscale Permaculture farms in Australia. David and Judith have been implementing Permaculture on Millpost since 1979. They were both students at the inaugural PDC in Stanley, Tasmania, in January 1980. David Holmgren completed a Permaculture Design for the farm in 1994.