Permaculture Design for the Rainbow Gully Community Commons – Community Garden in Hervey Bay QLD

It was a great pleasure for me to present the design and the 13 pages design report to the volunteers of the community gardens today πŸ™‚ And because I know that many of you are interested in this project, I am happy to present you a little glimpse of the report which is the final design of the Community Garden – Food Growing Area. I just recently had the pleasure to design a 10 years plan for the Rainbow Gully Community Commons – Community Garden in Hervey Bay QLD Australia. The 13 pages design report is covering all elements of the design, detailed description of each element and additional notes… Read More

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Let’s Talk Vegetables

Story and Photo by Ewa Bekiesch, Certified Permaculture Designer and Educator, QLD Pacific Haven (This is the article I wrote for our local monthly magazine The Beacon, Issue 2, 2018) Let’s Talk Vegetables Based on the new report from the Australian Institute for Health and Welfare, all Australians (99%) aged 2–18, and 9 in 10 adults aged 19 and over do not eat the recommended number of daily serves of vegetables. The food we eat plays an important role in our health and well-being. Good nutrition contributes to quality of life, helps maintain healthy body weight, protects against infection, and reduces the risk of chronic conditions and premature death. Chronic… Read More

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