Natural Building – Roundhouse Practical – Canberra City Farm

Roundhouses are an ancient building method dating back to as early as the Bronze Age. These structures are quick, easy and cheap to set up and are a perfect building option to create a guest room, shed space or a studio.

 This workshop will be led by Dan Harris-Pascal who has studied natural building and Bio-construction in Australia, New Zealand and Chile. The wattle and daub roundhouse emerged by blending a range of natural building techniques.

Over the weekend we will study the different components of a building and construct a foundation, roof and walls using non-toxic, accessible natural building … CONTINUE READING

Learn to Grow Yummy Mushrooms – 29 & 30 March 2014

with Will Borowski and Dan Harris-Pascal

29 and 30 March, 2014king-oyster-mushrooms

Caroola Farm, Mulloon NSW (between Bungendore and Braidwood)

  Why Grow Mushrooms?

They are:

  • Super  delicious
  • Cheap
  • Easy to  grow
  • Abundant

Mycology is an integral component of the natural world!shitake mushrooms

You can grow varieties of gourmet mushrooms in your garden that have a symbiotic relationship with your veggies and make them grow bigger and better than usual!

Eastern cultures have revered mushrooms for thousands of years due associated health … CONTINUE READING