Over 21 million Australians live in urban environments, compared to 2.5 million in rural areas. How do we harness the rich resources available to us, to become sustainable centres of productivity? Can we really make a difference, reduce food miles and waste, while adding to the amenity of the environment we inhabit?
Even the smallest space can be highly productive, using clever design and techniques, together with appropriate plant and animal species. Community gardens, open spaces and streetscapes also offer opportunities to build personal and community sustainability.
Learn how you can become a more resilient and productive household or community collective, contribute to the dinner table, save money and reduce your ecological footprint!
Fleur Baker grew up on a small country property in the heart of the Mornington Peninsula, where alpacas are still bred on the family farm. She has experience in breeding and caring for many different animals, with an interest in biology and genetics
Fleur discovered Permaculture in 1995, and is currently completing the Permaculture Diploma. She is now facilitating an annual PDC on the Mornington Peninsula, with the next course starting in April 2018.
Fleur currently operates Santosha Permaculture, offering Permaculture Design and Education and BookAChook.