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The Movement Of Water In a Semi-Arid Landscape & The Blessing Of Rain!

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We LOVE it when it rains; the sound, the smell and what it does for our garden! We are coming off the back of a serious dry spell and so when we heard rain was coming early in January, we thought it was a good time to start a bit of experimental earthworks to try and slow some of the water that flows off the ridges and into our dam. The flow from a previous downfall, which we weren’t around for, had showed evidence that what we had wasn’t really working, so it was time to have another go! I

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Re-Inspiring Drought Stricken Farmers with Permaculture Scholarships

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With the conversation in western NSW constantly turning to drought, The Hungry Spirit Centre for Semi-Arid Sustainability at Lightning Ridge is attempting a new strategy – re-inspiring food producers through permaculture.

The Centre has engaged the services of world-leading expert, Nick Huggins, to travel to Lightning Ridge on 27/28 June to host a 2 day Grow Your Life – Introduction to Permaculture course with full scholarships available to farmers that want to come along to regain their inspiration and learn easily applicable holistic strategies for growing food.

Nick Huggins understands the issues facing the western region of NSW in regards

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