Organic Life – stories from the farm
Organic gardening is not about just substituting toxic chemicals with less toxic ones, but about a whole different way of thinking and working. It is a conscious effort to cooperate with Nature in the creation of health and abundance for all.
The Essence of Organic Gardening
The 5! – Our focus and mission
The 5 things we do at 5EyesFarm are interrelated. The organic farming creates a canvas for Green-Ed learning. And the good food, the community engagement and sustainability practices come out of these.
Universe in a lab
PostsPhysicists aren’t often reprimanded for using risqué humour in their academic writings, but in 1991 that is exactly what happened to the cosmologist Andrei Linde at Stanford...
5EyesFarm & the UN Sustainable Development Goals
A natural working (integrated) model can be repeated, duplicated and have a larger effect.Goal #15Eyesfarm serves as a micro-site for environmental education. We are an organic...
Green-Ed Series – Learning in nature #2
Home school through a pandemic We've been trying to achieve a balance with homeschooling for the last year during COVID-19 lockdown. The year started a bit haphazardly with...
Green-Ed Series – Learning in nature #1
Introduction Our passion is education and seeing learners develop, bloom and ﬂourish. • Combining higher-order learning with hands-on learning in nature we feel we are providing...
New organic recycling: bio-convert green waste using insects to make food for the animals
Our work with raising freshwater fish and poultry is focusing on the food they eat. Food is the only input we aim to use. No supplements or lab chemicals at all. And by making...
Our food security and sustainability: Can we innovate for the future?
There are no simple solutions to food security, and there are many actors and industries associated with future food production, consumption and understanding. However, if we...
Using plants for medicine is a great adventure full of possibilities
One of the wonderful things about being here is that growing a wide variety of food just happens almost by its self. Walking around the farm, we will come across various types of ginger coming out from underneath the roots of trees and sometimes in very tall crops by themselves.
Aquaponics – the magic art of growing freshwater fish and productive plants together
Aquaponics combines hydroponics with fish culture creating a mutually beneficial, sustainable option for healthy food production
An organic farm has a special life of its own
posts Stories from the farm - a closer look at the people, the place and the bio-diversity at 5EyesFarmOrganic Life"Organic gardening is not about just substituting toxic...
What Plant Makes Wine, Food, Medicine and Compost?”
The humble banana has many hidden properties and uses. It is a valuable food, medicine, composter and wine,
Across the other side of the world
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A learning journey – a special interactive field trip in nature
Experience the wonder of learning in nature through a practical integrated farm based learning journey
Bee farming in the backyard is fun and good
Posts Stories from the farm - a closer look at the people, the place and the bio-diversity at 5EyesFarmKeeping Honey Bee in our Urban backyard This story is about European honey...
So there is such a thing as a stingless bee – great!
Posts Stories from the farm - a closer look at the people, the place and the bio-diversity at 5EyesFarmStingless bees are wonderful honey makers are especially important for...
The bees have moved in to the spare room
Posts Stories from the farm - a closer look at the people, the place and the bio-diversity at 5EyesFarmWe learned the ropes of beekeeping in Australia for some years with a few...