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Time: 9.30am - 3.15pm
Date: Tuesdays, 12 July to 13 September
Where: Castlemaine Community House
Instructor: Quince Frances

Providing an overview of the 3 Permaculture Ethics, & the 12 Principles of Permaculture, this 10-week course is an excellent introduction to Permaculture, as well as covering aspects of horticulture methods & plant identification. Very contextual to our local country, community and life.

Bookings close Friday 8 July

Date: Tuesdays, 12 July to 13 September (10 sessions)
9.30am – 3.15pm
$230 (Full) / $190 (Early Bird Discount available until 1 July) / $170 (Concession)

Facilitator: Quince Frances (Them/They)

Quince Frances is a non-binary artist, mother and horticulturalist, living and working on stolen Dja Dja Wurrung Country. Spanning illustration, landscape and textiles, their work explores relationships and respect for country, whilst centring the voices of the lqbtqia+ community. They studied Design Arts, graduating in 2014 and has since studied horticulture, permaculture and urban farming.

Quince has been commissioned to make images for conservation groups, small businesses and academics. In 2020 Quince was awarded the Rainbow Prize in the Biblio Art Prize. Currently, Quince is illustrating Centering Our Voices, a Project with Loddon Mallee Health.