Walking with knowledge

Walking with knowledge

Diego Bonetto was invited to talk about weeds, but not the usual talk on how to kill them, but new/old perspectives: define what is useful, acknowledge abundance and even harvest the seasonal supply as food produce.

Yeomans Carbon Still on show in Melbourne!

Yeomans Carbon Still on show in Melbourne!

What if farmers were paid to adopt farming methods that ensured that the carbon that is causing trouble in our atmosphere was sequestered in their soils?  This tantalising possibility is explored in Lucas Ihlein's collaborative project with Allan Yeomans called 'Baking Earth: Soil and the Carbon Economy', which is currently part of an exhibition in Melbourne.

Sunflowers, seeds and songs

Sunflowers, seeds and songs

Kim and Lucas have been very busy working with collaborators in Mackay on a project that reimagines the relationship between sugarcane farming and The Reef, and has sunflowers at its heart. Kim’s penned some songs, Lucas has written some reflections and there’s a lovely video of a planting event last year too.

Embracing Complexity

Embracing Complexity

5 years ago, Imogen Semmler left the wacky world of festival production and art making to pursue an Ecology degree at UNE in Armidale. Now, with a vast soil science knowledge bank in her back pocket, she is pursuing a project that bridges these two worlds.