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Speargrass- creating intentional community
Speargrass- creating intentional community
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speargrass, via Mt Wells Rd, Burrundie, Northern Territory, AU
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Wet/Dry Tropical

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Speargrass- creating intentional community

Project Type

Rural, Intentional Communities, Community

Project Summary

We are searching for people who want to create and build intentional community through - food growing, animal/land/water/fire management, experiential learning, natural building methods with recycled/reclaimed/reused materials, dam building for water security, and to create the future we want to live.

Project Description

Building up soil matter within a harsh environment with abundant compost/manure/mulch/biochar - cutting and collecting mulch from surrounding bush and grasslands, collecting dead fallen trees and branches before the annual bushfires to make biochar, collecting wild cow/buffalo poo from nearby floodplains; Building small private sleeping huts with timber cut from timber mill and reclaimed metal from local old abandoned mines; Collecting local stone for garden walls; Searching for wild feral European bees in the bush to relocate into hand built (with local timber) top bar bee hives; Managing free ranging Maremma dogs and dairy goats - milking and making cheese and yoghurt; Food growing, harvesting, seed collection, propagation, making potting mix, slow food cooking and preserving; homeschooling children with Natural Learning methods; constant philosophical conversation to better connect with ourselves, others and our environment.


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