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Dominique Chanovre
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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My Projects

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Perth City Farm

Perth City Farm

East Perth, AU


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PermacultureWest Finca Friucion - Permaculture Land Cooperative Victoria Natural Reserve Sítio Nós na Teia Instituto de Permacultura e Ecovilas da Mata Atlântica Permacultura na Escola Autonomia Local Seed Networks wandoo ridge food forest Rahma Clinic Edible Forest Snack Garden Integro Food Forest the food forest Demonstration Urban Food Forest Fernglade Farm Urban permaculture farm Restful Trails Food Forest Gardens Sustainable Environmental Livelihoods Farm, Fiji
Alex Hawkins Benja Blake Charles Otway Harry Wykman Jarod Santana Klifford J Fyshwick Pierre Marx Sparkles Murphy Ted Russ Vanessa Monge Augusto Fernandes
Carly Gillham Geoff Lawton Harry Wykman Klifford J Fyshwick Pierre Marx Santiago Miranda
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About Dominique Chanovre

I studied Business at University after coming straight out of school. I know its evil, but in my defence I was young and silly. As soon as I finished my degree I did my PDC and got a job as a handyman to learn practical skills that I feel will come in handy (excuse the pun :) ).

I heard about Permaculture a couple of times during conversations with friends and family and didn't think anything of it. Until one day I came across it on the internet and did some reading for myself and found myself really interested in what it stood for and what it could do and mainly how necessary and relevant it is for todays world. Since then I really do believe how all aspects of permaculture from building strong communities to growing and sharing food are all so very very important for resilient, safe societies and a healthy sustainable environment.

I work for a not-for-profit organisation in Perth called Perth City Farm. It has some permaculture principals but is mainly focused on being a sustainable farm in the city. It has all the basic elements of a farm i.e. animals, food gardens and a workshop, and other important parts as well like a nursery, weekend farmers market and cafe. I am interested in Guerrilla Gardening and growing food forests (aka forest gardens) if there is anyone in Perth interested in this to, let me know and we can share knowledge. I am a farm supervisor at Perth City Farm and completing my Cert 3 in Permaculture with Dr Ross Mars.


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My Permaculture Qualifications
Type: Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course
Teacher: Ross Mars
Location: Perth
Date: May 2009

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