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August 18, 2012 – 6:00 am
August 7, 2012 – 11:15 am
Next release in our area-specific internships is the forest garden & silviculture projects of Milkwood Farm. The first forest garden & silviculture internship slot is 3 October – 28 November, and applications close on 20th August.
This internship is an opportunity for someone to work side by side with Dan Harris Pascal; designing, implementing and learning the craft of creating temperate forest gardens and small-farm silviculture systems.
June 11, 2012 – 6:00 am
Market Garden internship applications for Milkwood Farm for our upcoming season are open! And apps for the first internship close on 25th June. Please read and pass this info along to whoever you think might be up for the challenge.
For the 2012-2013 season at Milkwood Farm, we’re offering a series of focused internships. These internships will provide rare opportunities for beginner farmers & permaculturalists to gain solid skills in a specific area of the emerging, diverse, dynamic and integrated small-farm system that is Milkwood Farm. Read More »
April 17, 2010 – 12:51 pm
Tanya + Jesse making a no-dig vegetable bed outside the Milkwood Classroom
As part of our skilling-up phase, back in the days before we moved to Milkwood, both Nick and i spent time at various Permaculture farms and properties all over the joint. We learnt to milk beautiful, melting-eyed jersey cows, hack away at spiny amaranth with machetes, shift un-cooperative cell-grazed sheep, make good compost and propagate seedlings.
We emptied compost toilets, learnt to slaughter animals mindfully + respectfully, figured out how to make fresh bamboo shoots edible and coaxed elderly solar systems back to life with creative wiring. It was sort of like a really long-winded, purposeful camping trip, and we learnt a great deal and became enthusiastic about many things that we just didn’t ‘get’ previously. Sometimes you’ve just got to do it to get it – reading and talking about it aint the same. Read More »