Sanctuary Magazine – A Knotty Issue: Responsibly Sourced Timber

Just about every building project uses timber. While it’s a renewable resource, its harvesting is often associated with deforestation practices that are harmful to the environment. We look at the current state of sustainable timber in Australia, and how to make sure the wood you use for your build is as responsible as possible. Timber […]

A man of many branches

This time of year when feijoa season comes around I think of one person – Paul Haar from Archie’s Creek – that’s Paul up there. Each April Paul, who I discovered was also an architect, would drive his Skoda to the Fair Food warehouse filled with boxes of my favourite pale green gritty fruit. In the early days I always thought […]

Sawmill being used to saw wood

Visit to Bambra Agroforestry Farm

Bambra Agroforestry Farm Visit Raphie, Paul and Holly from CERES Fair Wood visit Rowan Reid’s stunning Bambra Agroforestry Farm Demonstration with graduates of the Gippsland Master Tree Growers Course and Western Port Catchment Landcare Network. Rowan Reid is serious aussie agroforestry academic, who created his amazing Bambra Agroforest Farm, in the lush Otways. Rowan has […]