These links will take you to the Facebook events:
March 14 > Permaculture 101
March 20 -22 > Autumn Equinox Gathering, workshops on the land at Ravenshoe.
April 5 > Zone 00 Permaculture Life Design
April 7 > Nature Kids Club (school holiday event)
Nature Kids Club April 7
Nature Kids Club April 7th Event at Cairns Hinterland Steiner School.
9 am to 3pm.
Once you book, you will receive the registration via email with all the event information!
Join as a member and enjoy half price Nature Kids Club tickets all year plus a heap of other free community events and benefits.
Permaculture 101 March 14
Learn practical principles and strategies for designing a regenerative lifestyle.
Come join in for this bite sized Permaculture 101 Workshop & learn about the principles and how to apply them as practical strategies to design a regenerative lifestyle.
This is a dynamic and engaging workshop which is for the whole family - yes kids welcome to be part of it!
Cool, comfortable space...a great way to spend Sunday afternoon with like minded people!
Living sustainably is a lifestyle choice. One that is lived with certain skills and capabilities which leads to long lasting habits that transform your environment.
- Get clarity on what these universal thinking tools are.
- Explore the logical levels of change to get the process of habit forming new ways of engaging in daily life through the lens of sustainability.
- Take home resources.
- Get practical examples of on how these following principles can support you:
> Observe & Interact
> Catch & Store Energy
> Obtain a Yield
> Apply self regulation and accept feedback
> Use and value renewable resources & services
> Produce no waste, minimise waste
> Design from patterns to details
> Integrate rather than segregate
> Use slow and small solutions
> Use and value diversity
> Use edges & value the marginal
> Creatively respond to change
Have you been visioning a garden of eating, or a beautiful block of land, conscious community or better working environment?
This is a step in the right direction!
LOCATION: Chrysalis Relaxation Centre - 129 Mulgrave Road, Cairns.
TIME: 2:30 to 5:30pm ( 3 hours)
$30 per person for Earth Care Collective members
$50 for non-members
Includes printed notes & tea/coffee.
Presented by Tonielle Christensen from Organic Motion Permaculture. www.organicmotion.com.au
Sun smart clothing
Snacks if you need them.
Zone 00: Personal Life Design April 4
Zone 00 is our inner landscape and is transformational personal growth work.
Permaculture is about understanding energy flows a living systems so we can design productive and efficient environments that are harmonious and life supporting.
This relates to us - we are part of nature and these regenerative principles can be easily applied to designing our personal lives!
Come explore ways you can be the designer of your life both creatively and practically with these nature inspired principles.
Who is this workshop for?
Anyone who enjoys exploring who they are and want clarity on what they want in life and how to obtain it sustainably.
Who is it not for?
People who don't want to look within to find their own solutions for better living and achieving their goals.
Limited numbers for this event & bookings close April 1st.
A journal and pen.
Nourishing plate of food to share.
Tools for transformation.
A safe space to explore.
Venue: Chrysalis Relaxation Center
Date: Saturday April 4th
Time: 11 am to 2 pm
Equinox Gathering March 20-22
Only a few left!
This is a members only event - we gather to celebrate the change of season into Autumn equinox and connect with our community!
> This minimal fee of $10 covers insurance for everyone on site for this amazing weekend event of camping.
> We will be getting hands on in the garden to support the evolution of this generous retreat space to nurture its growth for future events!
Autumn Equinox > March Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd < Location: Silver Valley Ravenshoe. Exact address is provided once booked. *Bookings Close March 15th.
This is an opportunity to slow down, ground and retreat in nature..to come together in ceremony and celebration to acknowledge each other and our vibrant collective of Earth Carers.
Come camp, feast, swim, explore, meditate and share your offerings. See what’s in the magic mix.
- Camping for 2 nights.
- There is a house onsite with ammenities & kitchen for use.
- Wild river passes through this property for swimming.
- Each event is a collaborative event of connection, grounding and play. How the event evolves will be depend on who in our community shows up and shares into the mix.
- Visit the event specific Facebook event page for updates on the event info and what's happening.
FLOW OF THE EVENT (subject to change)
Midday to 3pm - Arrive, setup and communal altar offerings
5 pm - Opening the space - Welcome to country, history of the land, future vision, OH+S and housekeeping
6.30 Shared dinner feast
8 pm Music, dance and fire.
7.45 Community Yoga (no teacher let’s collaborate).
9.30 Garden Session 1 - loving up garden, back of kitchen and shower area, preparing holes for trees, shade cloth on shade tunnel.
12.30 Lunch then swim or swim then lunch and chill time.
3.00 Big picture (future planning) discussion and chill time.
4.00 Children’s nature playground discussion and design and chill time.
6.00 Shared dinner feast.
7.00 Onwards - Equinox circle, cacao ceremony, house blessing, music and dance.
7.45 yoga (maybe).
9.30 Garden Session 2 - planting trees, mulching and fertilising, preparing soil, sewing seeds for veggie garden.
12.30 Lunch, swim, closing ceremony.
2.30 Pack up and go to hot springs.
- BYO camping gear for self sufficiency.
- Swimming and sun smart clothing.
- Yoga mat and picnic mat.
- Your own food and cooking equipment. We will be sharing evening meals together in evenings.
- Water (your drinking and cooking water).
- Seasonal fruits to share.
- Musical instruments.
- Play items.
- An offering for the alter.
- Any earthly items you would like to charge in the sun/moon.
- An open mind and heart with helping hands to create nature art and a space we can all enjoy together.
MAGICK IN THE MIX:
As a collective, we give and receive in the energy that is shared. Participation is always richer with you involved and respect is offered if you choose not to as well. It’s all a choice of what feels good for you in each moment.
*would you would like to make an offering to be included above, such as a workshop, nature based activity, social game, song, poetry, process or the likes?
More information will be provided one you have booked your ticket!
These are members only events at various locations around FNQ.
Autumn Equinox > March Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd < Location; TBA (Ravenshoe)
Winter Solstice > June Saturday 20th to Sunday 21st < Location; Kuranda
Spring Equinox > September Saturday 19th to Monday 21st < Location; TBA (Bramston beach)
Summer Solstice > December Saturday 19th to Monday 21st < Location; Emerald Creek Falls