Education for Regenerative Living

Empower yourself with the practical skills to turn your dreams of self-reliance into your reality. We use the Permaculture design process to design and teach solutions for all aspects of our lives and environment. Our guided tours, workshops, permaculture design courses, internships and apprenticeships are all great ways to create your lifestyle or career path in a regenerative way.

Permaculture Design Course 2nd to 14th February 2020

Workshops for Regenerative Living - Five Day Workshops

Reclaim Your  Health

15th to 20th September 2019

Learn to design your own nutrient dense diet and how to prepare traditional foods for human health

Gardening Masterclass

22nd to 27th September 2019

How to garden regeneratively to grow nutrient dense food using the bio intensive method

Comprises Biointensive Gardening and Growing Nutrient Dense Food Workshops

Forest Garden Intensive

Designing, implementing and managing Forest Gardens

29th September to 4th October 2019

Comprises Forest Garden Design and Forest Garden Management Workshops

Seed Week

23rd to 28th February 2020

Butchery and Meat Processing

 24th to 29th May 2020

Short Workshops - One or two days

Divining the Landscape

Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th October 2019

Traditional Food Storage

Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th March 2020

Powerdown / Appropriate Technology

Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th April 2020

Grow Your Own Mushrooms

Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th May 2020

Ecological Hunting

Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th May 2020

Salami making

Monday 11th May 2020


Urban Design Workshop: 1 June, 2015 - Hamilton

Urban Garden Design

Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th June 2020


Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th June 2020

Fruit Tree Propagation

Saturday 4th July 2020

Introduction to Pruning

Sunday 5th July 2020

On-line workshops

ReGeneration Productions is a new educational initiative producing on-line workshops including videos, webinars and data bases. Find out more here


Internships are opportunities for students who have done Permaculture learning/workshops/courses here at Koanga or elsewhere, to further that learning by gaining practical experience in their field of interest. Find out more here

Guided Tours

A guided tour will give you an overview of the work of the Koanga Institute, covering all aspects including:-

  • Seed saving

  • Heritage fruit tree collections

  • Growing Nutrient Dense Food

  • Forest Garden Design

  • Education around regenerative living

There is heaps to see! We will take you for a walk and look at our BioIntensive seed and food gardens, developing forest gardens, our compost and our seed processing.

NEXT GUIDED TOURS Sunday 17th November 2019 and Sunday 26th January 2020