4-Dimensional Design: Master Class
23rd April, 2020
Kaitiaki Farm, Whanganui
On our farm it takes a month to cut down a tree, six months to build a garden bed, and two years to plant avocados.
Before and After
Time is the 4th dimension, and using it to our advantage saves effort, money, and fossil fuels while establishing and operating highly efficient and regenerative systems. Designing in 4 dimensions maximizes the value of available resources and minimizes waste as well as the need for heavy equipment and a fat wallet. It’s working smarter instead of harder.
In five years we have transformed a worn-out horse property into a fully integrated permaculture farm on a shoestring budget and essentially without the burning of fossil fuels. We engage a regenerative approach to food production on 5.1 hectares on the outskirts of Whanganui.
The programme includes: water management; soil enhancement; wind protection; animal management; annual gardening; successional planning; integrating systems; off-farm inputs and outputs; other stuff we do.
1 pm to 5:30 pm. Afternoon tea included. $55 p/p, $85 couples.
Dinner and overnight accommodation available before the PINZ Annual Hui.