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

Workshops for Regenerative Living - Five Day Workshops

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

29th September to 4th October 2019

Designing, implementing and managing Forest Gardens. Comprises Forest Garden Design and Forest Garden Management Workshops

Seed Week

23rd to 28th February 2020

Learn everything you need to know to set up your own family, bioregional or national seed bank

Butchery and Meat Processing

24th to 29th May 2020

Learn home butchering skills for small animals: poultry, goats, pigs and sheep

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 an online education platform created by Kay Baxter and Vitor Crispim. ReGen has partnered with Koanga to create online courses with videos, databases and webinars to inspire and support us all to be the change we wish to see in the world.


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 of our work, 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. The Urban garden is looking fantastic and you'll even get to visit Kay's garden!

Booking is essential


Sunday 17th November 2019

Sunday 26th January 2020