Down to Earth Permaculture is a permaculture education business on South Australia’s Yorke Peninsula, Nharrangga country.
It was created by Wendy Rushbrook teacher/librarian with a passion for sustainable living from an early age. Down to Earth organizes courses and workshops and accommodation in its, sustainably designed house and permaculture garden.
A place where to relax, learn and enjoy the peace of Yorke peninsula nature.
Introduction to Permaculture
Bookings now open for February 2021 course
A 2-day course held on 20th and 21st February 2021 in the beautiful seaside town of Stansbury, South Australia. It will give you an understanding of the theory and practical applications of permaculture. Delicious food included and affordable accommodation available nearby.
Permaculture for women
Held annually, usually in September.
You will be immersed in permaculture in practice along with a room full of interested and interesting women.
Day 1 will concentrate on permaculture principles as they apply to the environment around you – plants, animals and buildings.
Day 2 is about you as an individual – mind, body, and soul.
From the first few minutes of meeting Wendy, you will see her passion for all things permaculture. An avid student of all things sustainable with dirt under her finger nails.
Her academic experience includes:
Graduate Certificate in Permaculture Design (CQ University)
Permaculture Design Certificate (Kul Kul Farm, Bali)
Advanced Permaculture Design Course (Dan Palmer)
Living Smart Facilitator course (Ecoburbia WA)
Permaculture Design Certificate (Food Forest, Galwer, SA)
Bachelor of Teaching (Uni SA)
A teacher by profession, she loves to share. She also loves to connect. People to people, people to knowledge. Every meeting with Wendy will include a cup of tea, a question, a suggestion and swapping – you will not go away empty-handed.