workshops and events

See below for our current listing of David’s presentations, RetroSuburbia workshops, house tours and other Retrouburbia-related events.

Check out David Holmgren’s interstate tour/ RetroSuburbia Roadshow.

 

Are you hosting a RetroSuburbia event we should know about? Pls let us know.

3
March
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Melliodora – Hepburn Permaculture Gardens
16 Fourteenth St Hepburn, Victoria 3461 Australia

Permaculture Tour at Melliodora – Mar 3, 2024

There is no better way to learn how the household economy works than to take part in the whole day guided tour at Melliodora. Situated in the Victorian central highlands, Melliodora is one of the best examples of working cool-temperate climate permaculture in the country. At Melliodora you can see how permaculture can produce an […] ...

5
March
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Online

Do with Su launch party!

Want to help us celebrate the release of Do with Su? You’re invited to a rollicking online launch party hosted by the one and only Costa Georgiadis– plus music, stories, giveaways, permie cameos, Su cooking up a storm, and all kinds of surprises. ...

8 - 23
March
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Rocklyn Ashram

2024 Rocklyn Ashram Permaculture Design Course

A Permaculture Design Course has the power to change your life. Learn from experienced and enthusiastic permaculture tutors, including David Holmgren and Beck Lowe, in the unique environment of Rocklyn Ashram, in Djaara Country, Central Victoria. Running over 15 days... ...

6
April
1:30 am - 2:30 pm
Chiltern, Victoria, Australia

Off-grid RetroSuburbia

Want to hear how you can retrofit your reality to survive and thrive tough times while avoiding the multiple grids that threaten to enclose our lives? Is it really necessary to move from the city to a rural block to be off-grid? Could buying an existing property (including the dependencies and mistakes of previous owners) be a better option? A move to a country town might be an easier stepping-stone to off-grid living. Is it possible to be off-grid in the suburbs in a well-chosen property or even in our existing one? ...

6
April
2:30 am - 3:30 pm
Chiltern, Victoria, Australia

Permaculture Wisdom with Su Dennett

Join Jade Miles (Futuresteading) as she chats with permaculture pioneer Su Dennett about her home-based self-reliant lifeway, and Do with Su, the online course based on Su’s knowledge of seasonal eating, creative frugality, kitchen staples, building household and community resilience, goat care, and the kind of permaculture wisdom that should be on every school syllabus. ...

14
April
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Melliodora – Hepburn Permaculture Gardens
16 Fourteenth St Hepburn, Victoria 3461 Australia

Permaculture Tour at Melliodora – Apr 14, 2024

There is no better way to learn how the household economy works than to take part in the whole day guided tour at Melliodora. Situated in the Victorian central highlands, Melliodora is one of the best examples of working cool-temperate climate permaculture in the country. At Melliodora you can see how permaculture can produce an […] ...

5
May
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Melliodora – Hepburn Permaculture Gardens
16 Fourteenth St Hepburn, Victoria 3461 Australia

Permaculture Tour at Melliodora – May 5, 2024

There is no better way to learn how the household economy works than to take part in the whole day guided tour at Melliodora. Situated in the Victorian central highlands, Melliodora is one of the best examples of working cool-temperate climate permaculture in the country. At Melliodora you can see how permaculture can produce an […] ...

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