It’s been such a treat working with Tenneccee, Chiffona and Camryn; three awesome students at LRCS who were keen for after school and weekend work and we were thrilled to give them the opportunity to be part of THE Hungry Spirit, learn some new skills and of course earn some extra spending (or saving) money!!
Cleaning up THE Hungry Spirit space from weeds that had sprung up after all the rain we’ve been having was the first priority and then we wanted to create an area for kids, somewhere they could play, explore…so Tenneccee and Chiffona came up with the
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I enjoy experimenting with food, it’s true = but I have to admit to being a bit dubious…and quite scared of starting to culture things. My previous experience of culturing was a sourdough which went very well for a few weeks and then subsequently died when I had to go away for a while.
But I attended a workshop we hosted by Lightning Ridge local and health guru Millie and she showed me how easy it was to make KEFIR.
So she gave me some grains and I began the process of making it.
KEFIR is a fermented drink that
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It’s getting to be that time of year when we want to be planning and preparing our gardens for the spring….in Lightning Ridge we have such a relatively mild winter we can be planting in the next week or two what other people will have to wait until September to plant!
Gardenate has a really useful simple guide HERE showing what to plant during what months. We also sell wall guides so you can stick it up in plain view and make your plans easily!
It’s always best to plant organic seeds, or if you can’t get organic seeds, those
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Permaculture Practical Design Course – In A Semi-Arid Environment
15th – 19th September 2016
A series of 1 day workshops held over a 5 day course that will change the way you look at farming, food production and the world around you.
The aim of these workshops (course) is to provide farmers, backyard gardeners and individuals living in geographically remote and semi-arid climates the opportunity to reconnect with their own health and a regenerative, sustainable food system through the practical application of permaculture. These 5 x 1 day workshops make up a comprehensive course that will mean participants can return
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