Mulloon Creek Natural Farms, following nature

Mulloon Creek Natural Farms


Whether you are visiting Mulloon Creek to attend a small course in biodynamics or soil health, or coming to hear an international speaker present, the welcoming atmosphere, delicious catering and stunning natural environment will make you feel at home right away.

Advanced Biodynamics Practices

There is a growing number of biodynamic practitioners who are developing their knowledge, skills and practices in various fields of agriculture, horticulture and viticulture.

Advancing the development and evolution of biodynamics will be achieved through the sharing of these experiences and an expansion of understanding the profound role agriculture has in our culture and the future of life of the planet and its inhabitants.

This event will be participant oriented focussing on the questions and observations of those attending.

There is a prerequisite for the advanced workshop - participants must have used the biodynamic preparations for at least one year as they need to come and discuss their observations, it is not just theory.

Hamish Mackay and John Priestley will facilitate the event, hosted by the Mulloon Institute at Bungendore.

We encourage, and look forward to, your participation.

Meet your biodynamic educators

John PriestleyJohn Priestley: A third generation ecological farmer. John has been evolving his practice and knowledge of biodynamics for over 50 years. With his wife Dorothy he grows award winning citrus and beef cattle at Paterson in the NSW Hunter Valley. He is a wealth of practical knowledge with a keen eye for the small observations that can make a difference to farming.

Hamish McKay squareHamish Mackay: Hamish has been working with biodynamics for 35 years and travels Australia presenting introductory biodynamic workshops and consulting with growers to help them adopt biodynamics as a cost effective way of producing high quality food and fibre whilst improving our environment. He is renowned for his clear and effective way of demystifying biodynamics, making it accessible to the practical farmer.


  • Lunch
  • Morning & afternoon tea

Plus as a special bonus, Mulloon Creek Natural Farms will be applying biodynamic preparations 500 and 501 from the air on the weekend of the course. All participants are invited to observe preparation and aerial spraying of 500 on Friday afternoon and 501 early Saturday morning. This is an optional add-on at no charge but is subject to conditions being favourable for spraying. Details will be confirmed closer to the day. 

Event Properties

Start Mon 23 Sep 2013 9:00 am
End Mon 23 Sep 2013 5:00 pm
Cut off date Fri 20 Sep 2013
Price incl GST $159.00
Location The Barn at the Home Farm, Mulloon Creek Natural Farms
This is a past event, we are no longer accepting registrations
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Other Learning Experiences

Our education program offers a wide range of learning experiences including:

Field Days

Offered as both an annual event and by arrangement for private groups, Fields Days provide the public with an opportunity to learn about the research, regenerative work and biological farming methods currently in place on the property. At each Field Day we showcase different aspects of our farming and land restoration ventures. For instance, you may be participating in a guided tour of our landscape rehabilitation projects, seeing how 12,000 free range chickens live, or getting your hands dirty learning to make compost, plant trees or grow food.

School Tours

By integrating the classroom curriculum into the farming environment, school tours increase the student’s learning on animal husbandry, farming methods, environmental issues and land care.

Creek Tours

Walking Mulloon Creek with a guide is the best way to learn about the principles of Natural Sequence Farming and how it repairs our waterways, restores the riparian zones, and hydrates the landscape.

Courses

Working on the principle “I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.” Courses are generally designed to be hands-on and provide participants with practical skills and development that can be put into action when they return home.

Intern Program

Our internship provides keen bean, go-getters with an opportunity to exchange their time and labour for learning. Interns become part of our farming family during their internship working beside the managers of our different enterprises and gaining valuable hands-on experience, whilst learning about biological farming practices and land regeneration.

If you would like to run an educational event or want us to host a particular course let us know at

Kevin and Dustin Welsh

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