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Organic food growing with biodynamic methods - Brisbane 2 Day Workshop

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Organic food growing with biodynamic methods - Brisbane 2 Day Workshop

Time: November 18, 2017 at 9:15am to November 19, 2017 at 4:30pm
Location: My Food Garden
Street: 7 Hogan Court
City/Town: Camp Mountain (outside Samford)
Website or Map: https://myfoodgarden.weteachm…
Phone: Peter Kearney on 0401156532 or
Event Type: 2 day workshop
Organized By: Peter Kearney
Latest Activity: Sep 17, 2017

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Event Description

18th 9.15am and 19th 4.30pm November 

Cost $330


Workshop content:

This experiential two day workshop  gives you a balance of both practical and theory in a great setting on 5 acres at 7 Hogan Court, Camp Mountain, QLD. It's only 30 minutes from the Brisbane CBD and 5 minutes to our local railway station. Low cost local homestay is available. The property has very well established gardens and has been worked with biodynamic practices. The place has a beautiful feel, the bird sounds are ever present.

The workshop is suitable for food growers from small scale to hobby farmers who are interested in ramping up their organic food production, whilst developing an appreciation of the deeper spirit of nature. It's ideal that you have some experience of organic food growing, but we have catered for beginners. If you have already studied permaculture, you will find the workshop extends your existing knowledge, adding a new and interesting perspective to maximising the effectiveness of your food growing activities. 

The workshop content is contexualised to the food growing spaces at the venue and the presenter also works closely with each participant to ensure there is an action plan to bring all content into the context of their own food growing spaces. Workshop participant numbers are a maxium of 12 people.

During the 2 days, Saturday and Sunday, you will:

  • Work with our vegetable growing and orchard areas gaining practical experience of how to work with organic and biodynamic methods

  • Understand the philisophical framework that drives all biodynamic processes so you can work with them from a place of knowing 

  • Immerse yourself in our nurturing space and be well fed with biodynamically grown food, so you appreciate the end point, healthy enlivened food 

  • Appreciate how biodynamic methods will fit into the rhythm of your organic food growing system to produce the highest quality organic food


Peter Kearney is an experienced workshop presenter, educator and urban farmer who has worked with and studied biodynamics for 20 years and run biodynamic workshops for 7 years. Peter is the founder of My Food Garden, a member of Biodynamic Agriculture Australia and in 2011 and 2014 presented at their National Conference. Peter's business also consults to individuals, schools, community organisations and large property developers on integrating sustainable urban agriculture into their environments.

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Comment by Mary-Ann Baker on September 17, 2017 at 18:49

glad you got something positive from his workshop - didnt mean it to sound like this was especially the same - just an observation for people to be careful 

Comment by Lissa on September 17, 2017 at 16:35

I have attended a one day workshop with Peter in the past and found it very interesting and full of information. Peter is a very experienced gardener and practitioner of the biodynamic method. His workshops are well thought out and good value for money - it is two full days after all - usually with freebies thrown in.

Perhaps Mary-Ann you have been to other disappointing workshops and have jumped to the conclusion that this is the same. A bit unfair under the circumstances. 

Comment by Elaine de Saxe on September 17, 2017 at 7:41

I'd be interested to hear from anyone on BLF who has attended any of Peter's workshops.

Comment by Mary-Ann Baker on September 17, 2017 at 6:48

I have always found these type of days a waste of money - they tend to be the type of day where you pay to do the work and learn very little ! 

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