Graeme Sait’s challenge to all of us at his 4-hour workshop on Saturday, 18 August 2018 was that we can no longer be spectators when it comes to climate change and that each of us can make a difference by starting in our own backyard. Graeme’s messages are powerful and his knowledge and insight into the challenges and solutions leave you with hope, not despair. Read more about his tips on growing nutrient-dense food in your garden here. To see more on the importance of humus check out his TedTalk here.
Our Permaculture Design intensive is currently underway with Morag Gamble. The participants are hard at work redesigning Yandina Community Gardens’ space to demonstrate how to live sustainably using Permaculture principles. We are enjoying a journey of rediscovering our beautiful gardens, their potential, smells, soils and much much more. Watch this space for further news on the changes that are envisaged over the coming months.
The Community and YCG members are welcome to hire our facility for birthdays, other celebrations, business and club meetings etc. Our meeting room includes tables, chairs, a projector, screen, whiteboard and kitchen facilities. The venue can seat 40 people configured in cinema style. Read more…
Biochar is charcoal used as a soil amendment. Biochar is a stable solid, rich in carbon, and can endure in soil for thousands of years. Like most charcoal, biochar is made from biomass via pyrolysis. Biochar is under investigation as an approach to carbon sequestration.
If you want to know more get our factsheet here