Permaculture Hunter Inc.
Permaculture Hunter Inc.
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Commenced:
01/01/1995
Submitted:
07/10/2011
Last updated:
07/10/2015
Location:
7 Teralba Rd, Broadmeadow, NSW, AU
Phone:
+61-2-49525209
Website:
http://www.transitionnewcastle.org.au/projects/complete
Climate zone:
Warm Temperate





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Coralie Tate John Mackenzie Paul Luscombe Paul Luscombe
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Permaculture Hunter Inc.

Project Type

Permaculture Local Group Transition Town Permablitz

Project Summary

Permaculture Hunter Region is a dynamic, not-for profit permaculture association that meets monthly in Newcastle, develops community food projects and garden Blitzes, issues a quarterly newsletter, has a Farmers' Market stall each month, holds events and teaches Permaculture.

Project Description

Examples of PHR activities are:  

. Closely involved with Transition Newcastle, which is now
running the Fair Share Festival - about a connected
community; a localised fair economy and a sustainable lifestyle. It is running again in March 2012
- see http://fairsharefestival.wordpress.com

. PermaBlitzes (where members can have a Blitz at
their own house if they help with some other Blitzes).
We are redesigning a food forest and a bush-tucker
area for the CMA on Koorangang Island.

. Stall at the Broadmeadow Farmers Market each 4th
Sunday

. Visits to Permaculture farms, gardens and bushtucker
areas, including participating in National Permaculture
Day

. Hunter Eco Expos (at Wetlands Centre with Hunter
Resource Recovery, Panthers Clubs),

. School Edible Gardens eg. The Junction Public School,
Cardiff North Public, Adamstown Public.

. Seminars, Expos and Workshops on
1. Eco-Social Community - Healthy Abundance
workshops (Geoff & Nadia Lawton);
2. Surviving Peak Oil and Climate Change, Building Strong
Communities (Robina McCurdy, with Lake Macquarie
City Council, Lake Macquarie Climate Action Group,
Climate Action Newcastle)
3. Community Education for Healthy Food Security (The
Mercy Foundation),

. Webb Park Mayfield Eco-Social Renewal Concept
(NCC & Mayfield Community)

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