Djanbung Permaculture Gardens & Education Centre Nimbin
Djanbung Gardens, designed by permaculture pioneer, Robyn Francis, is globally renowned as one of permaculture’s leading education and demonstration sites. The public programs are managed by Permaculture College Australia Inc, a non-profit organisation specialising in professional training and community education in permaculture, earth stewardship and sustainable practices.
Go Grow (Ballina)
Go Grow’s mission is “to be environmentally conscious supplier of the highest quality potting mixes, fertilizers and garden products and services to the agricultural, horticultural and home garden users”
Their aim is to manufacture the best quality growing media and to support their customers in achieving the best results possible. They have aligned themselves with strong supply network that provides them with excellent quality raw materials. They have great staff and an excellent quality control program in place.
Loida's Garden Centre
Loida’s Garden Centre, located next to the Alstonville Butter Factory at 3a Lismore Road, Alstonville, stocks seedlings to trees, and the common things you need, to garden to your heart's content. Loida will showcase a range of veggie and herb seedlings, both common and less so common varieties, so come and have a chat about what’s good to grow in the garden at this time of year.
Phil Dudman is a horticulturist and garden designer with a passion for growing organic food and teaching others how. When he’s not out in his patch, he’s hosting the Good Gardening radio program on ABC North Coast or busy in his role as Horticultural Editor of ABC Organic Gardener magazine. He’s also a regular contributor to ABC Gardening Australia magazine, an author for ABC Books and, in a previous incarnation, a TV presenter on Channel 9’s Garden Gurus and Prime News.
Phil hosts monthly Grow Your Food workshops in his backyard patch in Lismore, where he demonstrates the simple methods that allow him to produce 75% of his household’s fruit and vegetable needs.
Richmond Landcare incl. Alstonville LC
Richmond Landcare Incorporated (RLI) is a non-profit community-led Landcare network formed in 1998 to support Landcare in the Richmond River catchment.
They provide support to new and established Landcare groups and the wider community through partnerships with local environmental organisations and councils in the Richmond Catchment. They facilitate best practice management of land and water across all landscapes.