Banded Bee Farm is a 16 hectare (40 acre) property 10 km west of Armidale that Jane, Pete and Ray are developing as a multifaceted agroforestry system using permaculture design and regenerative agriculture approaches.

At present we sell chemical-free vegetables and berries through The Food Shed, 4/210 Beardy St, Armidale and Cold Country Organics.Delicious.JPG


Permaculture Design Certificate course

photogrid_1549925033006Armidale, New England, NSW

Facilitators: Jane Pickard and Ray South of Banded Bee Farm

Unfortunately we did not get enough participants to run this course. If you are interested in a similar course, please contact us and we will look at running one in 2020.

Ten day course will be run over 2 weeks: 26-30th August and 4-8th November 2019

Limited places so please book early – call Jane on 0413 725 386

or email jane.eleanor.pickard@gmail.com

Learn about how to design for resilience and sustainability. Visit local properties and see design in action. Emphasis will be on the opportunities and challenges of high altitude, cold country land management. However, permaculture can be used to design almost anything, from your house to running a community group to financial systems.

Course cost: $1800 ($500 deposit to book your place, full payment must be made by July 31st, $100 earlybird discount if paid in full by June 30th).