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david spicer


  • Joined: 06/06/2012
  • Last Updated: 03/07/2012
  • Location: tumut, nsw, Australia
  • Climate Zone: Warm Temperate
  • Gender: Male
  • Web site: permacultureworks.org

My Projects

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(projects i'm following)

    PRI Maungaraeeda, Sunshine Coast Mudlark Permaculture PRI New Zealand (Koanga Institute) Direct Sponsor Reinventing Roots Eden Farms Nature Retreat Tasman Ecovillage Eagles Deep Farm Dewe School of Practical Arts and Sciences



Bar Shermeister Benoit Dodd Bernhard (Bernie) Wessels Carl Wantrup Carolyn Payne-Gemmell Craig Broughton Danial Lawton Evan Young Francisco Amaral Gordon Williams Hamish Murphy Heli  Iso-Aho Hubert de Kalbermatten Ibraheem H. Naqeeb James R. Diegel Jesse Leavitt Joe Herbert Karen Lenehan Karrim Hallak Laurent Schlup Leigh Brown Lesley White Liam Dolan Megan Bridge Mike Haydon Mohammad Saleh MURAT ONUK Mustafa Fatih Bakir Penelope Kothe Peter Coulson Peter Theodoros Andonyadis Régis Grosset Salah Hammad Theron Beaudreau Wendy Lehman Yann Ringenwald


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About david spicer

David Spicer's approach to design and education is based upon a proven emphasis on practicality, having over 15 years experience in Permaculture education working and teaching with Bill Mollison at the Permaculture Institute (Tasmania) and Geoff Lawton, the managing director of the Permaculture Research Institute of Australia and Zaytuna Farm. He is renowned for his ability to explain concepts and ideas simply, getting to the basics.

David previously worked as farm manager of the renowned Tagari Farm and Zaytuna Farm in northern New South Wales.

He has taught and worked extensively within Australia and internationally on various projects, covering five Australian states, Morocco, Jordan and Palestine covering a broad array of different climate zones. David is a valued member of the permacultureconsultants.com team headed up by Geoff Lawton.

He has the distinction of being Registered Teacher #5 with the Permaculture Research Institute of Australia.

David currently serves as Lead Consultant and Educator for permacultureworks.org


Eagles Deep project

I'm excited to announce, my involvement in this great new project in Victoria as not only implementing design but also starting to run courses, in Regenerative Farm Forestry, Introduction to permaculture Earthworks and more

Posted 12 months ago (0 comments)

Recent trip to Permaculture Sydney Institute

I was invited up to the permaculture sydney institute for International permaculture day and stay on for a few days working on site + look at the sites potenial for some of PermacultureWorks workshop, so below is a update on IPD on the work I got up

Posted almost 2 years ago (0 comments)

Earthworks hydrology course

earthworks is the bones of the system, we cover all the major components of surveying, where to start, how to construct,your water harvesting and storage system

Posted about 2 years ago (1 comments)

Managing coppice eucalypt forest

A breif artical about managing coppice eucalypt forest in Australia

Posted about 2 years ago (0 comments)

Wadeye Permaculture Project update

A photo log up date of N.T Austsralia newest permaculture project, funded by the federal goverment

Posted about 2 years ago (0 comments)

rural skills and sharp hand tools course

'skiling up for powering down' Dan Lawton and David Spicer are combining force to teach this course

Posted about 2 years ago (0 comments)

2 Day Portable Sawmill course

learn the basics of portable sawmills in a 2 day intro course with practical learning

Posted about 2 years ago (0 comments)

Talking swales

talking swales with some of the local guys at wadeye permaculture project

Posted over 2 years ago (1 comments)

installing permaculture design

Installing a permaculture design in remote aboriginal community of NT OZ

Posted over 2 years ago (2 comments)

willow fences make leaky weirs

a concept I put into practice 6 weeks ago and it's already building up lots of organics

Posted over 2 years ago (0 comments)

Portable Sawmill Course at Edenfarms Taree up date

breif up date from our second protable sawmill course at Edenfarms Taree

Posted over 2 years ago (0 comments)