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October 2018

Valley Visit: Megan Robins’ Place, Helidon Spa

28 October, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Permaculture Lockyer Valley Inc. organises "Valley Visits" on 4th Sunday of each month where we explore properties in the region. Many thanks to members who invite us to their places. Megan Robins' Place 23 Ashlands Drive, Helidon Spa Sunday 28 October 2018 The story behind the property This month we’ve been invited to explore the property of PLV Treasurer and long-time member Megan Robins.  Megan and her family have been living on this 5-acre block at Helidon Spa since 2010.…

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November 2018

Connect and Learn: Livestock in Permaculture

5 November, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Grantham Butter Factory, 6 Victor Street
Grantham, Queensland 4347 Australia
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Connect and Learn every second Monday evening at the historical Grantham Butter Factory 6 Victor Street, Grantham Monday 5 November 2018 Livestock in Permaculture presented by Peter Scott Pete will discuss: Where do livestock fit in your permaculture design? The multiple functions of livestock Why have livestock? Legal considerations including PIC, NLIS, biosecurity, local government compliance, buying and selling, and human consumption Overview of the requirements for livestock – selection, grazing, feeding, health, fencing and shelter A focus on sheep,…

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Connect and Learn: Financial Resilience

19 November, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Grantham Butter Factory, 6 Victor Street
Grantham, Queensland 4347 Australia
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Connect and Learn every second Monday evening at the historical Grantham Butter Factory 6 Victor Street, Grantham Monday 19 November 2018 Financial Resilience A group discussion facilitated by Megan Robins and Debbie Bassingthwaighte Megan and Debbie will lead a group discussion to share ideas that will empower our financial resilience. Topics will include: RetroSuburbia-inspired downshifting out of debt Ethical investment, saving and spending Reducing and re-skilling for self-reliance and resilience Sharing, trading, co-operatives, local currencies and building community resilience Every…

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Rustic Basket Making Workshop

25 November, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Grantham Butter Factory, 6 Victor Street
Grantham, Queensland 4347 Australia
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Instead of our usual Valley Visit, we'll be holding a special End of Year Event on the 4th Sunday of November. Rustic Basket Making Workshop 3 Hour Creative Workshop presented by Desi Achilleos Sunday 25 November 2018 1.00pm to 4.00pm Bookings are essential.  Please book here. At this Rustic Basket Weaving Workshop you’ll create your own unique basket made from a range of natural fibres including cat’s claw, palm, raffia, banana coils and cane. All materials will be supplied for…

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December 2018

Connect and Learn: Sustainable Housing

3 December, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Grantham Butter Factory, 6 Victor Street
Grantham, Queensland 4347 Australia
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Connect and Learn every second Monday evening at the historical Grantham Butter Factory 6 Victor Street, Grantham Monday 3 December 2018 Sustainable Housing presented by Megan Robins Megan will talk about: Low energy heating and cooling Sustainable sources of energy including solar power and wood-fired heating and cooking Water harvesting and storage, greywater and human nutrient recycling Facilities for food storage and preserving, root cellars, kitchens and pantries. Share Table We encourage you to bring surplus produce, plants, seeds, books…

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January 2019

Connect and Learn: Native Australian Medicinal Plants

14 January @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Grantham Butter Factory, 6 Victor Street
Grantham, Queensland 4347 Australia
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Connect and Learn on the second Monday evening of each month during 2019 at the historical Grantham Butter Factory 6 Victor Street, Grantham Monday 14 January 2019 Native Australian Medicinal Plants presented by Kemp Killerby, Flora 4 Fauna - Australia Kemp will highlight: The useful endemic medicinal plants that are naturally found in South-East Queensland Their traditional and contemporary uses How they can be successfully grown in your own backyard How to create and nurture your very own native bush…

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Annual General Meeting

20 January @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Grantham Butter Factory, 6 Victor Street
Grantham, Queensland 4347 Australia
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Annual General Meeting Permaculture Lockyer Valley Inc. Grantham Butter Factory, 6 Victor Street, Grantham Sunday 20 January 2019   1.00pm (AGM) 2.00pm (Guest Speaker) 3.00pm (Cheese Tasting and Afternoon Tea) AGM In preparation for the AGM, here's the agenda and other important documents.  Please take some time to read these and don't hesitate to ask if you have any questions.  Contact us. Notice of Annual General Meeting and Agenda Nomination Form - Management Committee Members Proxy Form Minutes of the…

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February 2019

Connect and Learn: RetroSuburbia

11 February @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Grantham Butter Factory, 6 Victor Street
Grantham, Queensland 4347 Australia
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Connect and Learn on the second Monday evening of each month during 2019 at the historical Grantham Butter Factory 6 Victor Street, Grantham Monday 11 February 2019 RetroSuburbia Presented by Debbie Bassingthwaighte, Optimise Learning Connect with Debbie on LinkedIn Debbie had the great privilege of attending a RetroSuburbia Masterclass with David Holmgren and also a RetroSuburbia Facilitators Course, so she’ll share insights and key concepts from this exciting book. RetroSuburbia brings to life David’s vision of a sustainable, productive and…

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