How about a healthy lifestyle on a beautiful property suitable for a group or extended family growing organic Achacha? As an added bonus the farm is conveniently located only 30 minutes drive from the thriving regional centre of Townsville. A piece of paradise This farm is genuinely a piece of paradise with 123 hectares of … » Learn More about Achacha – Beautiful healthy property – Fabulous regional lifestyle
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The journey to reach organic biodynamic certification on this Achacha farm at Giru, 45 km south of Townsville has been a thumping success. The owners have achieved significant cost savings as well as transforming the farm into a lush healthy and highly productive organic operation. Now for sale this organic Achacha farm is a fabulous … » Learn More about Achacha – organic biodynamic
Many people often ask us where can I “buy community”. Of course, most communities are built by the people who live there – the interactions, relationships over time, history of local events. The features of community that are desirable are connectedness, looking out for each other. Historically community meant some sort of social unit with … » Learn More about Community, ecovillage, cohousing, multiple occupancy
The greater glider has been in the news with 2 new species being discovered making 3 in total. The research team spoke positively about the unique and sweet nature of the greater glider species. Intrigued to discover some more about these gorgeous and unique animals we mostly don’t see because they sleep during the …
The first thing we consider in our work is quality in living. One of the major impacts of the Covid19 pandemic has been unemployment and worsening under employment. Separately there is concern about how crops will be harvested given the reduced numbers of international backpackers and other temporary workers who usually do much of this … » Learn More about Quality in living – Achacha a farm worker story
The Road Best followed….time to Invest in your Future! Has 2020 and the pandemic reinforced how fed up you are with city prices for real estate, endless traffic, claustrophobic public transport, crowded busy lives? Now perhaps working from home successfully means you can seriously consider moving to a regional centre or small town. Reflections about … » Learn More about Invest in your Future
Schools Clean Up Day is a fun and engaging way to teach young Australians about the responsible disposal of rubbish, resource recovery and the repercussions of rubbish dumped irresponsibly in the local environment. It’s a day when students and teachers work together to clean up an area which is special to you. It can be … » Learn More about Schools Clean Up Day
Escape from the city to a magnificent, idyllic retreat: Live the ‘tree-change’ dream The dream of escaping the hustle and bustle of city life and living off the land in a truly eco-sensitive and organic lifestyle is one shared by many but experienced by only a few. For many would-be tree changers, the challenge of … » Learn More about Buy Now
National Ride 2 Work Day is Australia’s largest celebration of commuter riding. It is an event that encourages commuters to bicycle to and from work. It helps those who never tried commuting by bike to give it a go. It allows regular riders to motivate others, especially their workmates to get involved. Riding to work … » Learn More about National Ride 2 Work Day
The purpose of World Homeless Day is to give attention to homeless people’s needs locally and provide opportunities for the community to get involved in responding to homelessness. Causes of Homelessness were lack of affordable housing due to rising property values, limited housing, poverty, loss of employment, under-employment, family breakdown, etc. It is something you … » Learn More about World Homeless Day
The science is now unequivocal, 97% of climate scientists say climate change is occurring and is human-induced. Already Australia is feeling the impact, with 123 weather records broken last summer and the hottest 12 months on record. At Environmental Action, we know that no one action will solve the climate crisis. But we also believe … » Learn More about CLIMATE CHANGE PETITION
Such a great day held each year for people to showcase the fabulous homes they have created and share their knowledge and experiences. Check out your location on their website to see where to visit. Learn about how to reduce energy and water use. See properties built of hemp or earth. Be inspired, get ideas, … » Learn More about Sustainable House Day
We are creating new norms for business and have been for over 20 years now. So join us Friday September 20 for the Strike and then take actions every week to address climate change emergency. The phrase ‘business as usual’ gets thrown around a lot in corporate settings. But there is nothing ‘usual’ about climate … » Learn More about This is not Business as Usual – the Climate Emergency
Celebrating Community Action – Landcare Week Sept 1-8 2019 This week we are celebrating Landcare as one of our best national oganisations of the last 30 years, when farmers and conservationists came together to help protect the landscape for future generations. Now with over 6,000 groups and hundreds of thousands of volunteers across rural and … » Learn More about Celebrating Community Action – Landcare Week
So many things can be done at home to reduce plastic. The joy (and ease) of making your own yoghurt. No more plastic containers every week. Just one nice permanent glass jar. Our worm farm is a delight – we love our little creatures and what they take as waste and turn in to magnificent … » Learn More about Plastic Free July
Whilst our political leaders fill us with despair with their lack of solutions around energy and sustainable solutions, great hope is from the new generation, many only in their 20s, who are addressing some of our most pressing needs. Three twenty something students, Jared Wood, Kimberly Bolton and Michelle Demers, have discovered a way to … » Learn More about COMFORT in NEWGEN sustainable solutions – plastic bags and packaging
Check out loans the Farm Business Concessional Loans Scheme for eligible farm businesses for Drought Assistance from the Department of Agriculture & Water Resources (Qld, NSW, Tas NT, SA), Business Improvement (Qld, NSW, Vic, Tas, NT, SA) , Dairy Recovery (NSW, Vic, Tas, SA).
Hi – Happy reading with a fabulous range of properties this Summer – straw bale; lifestyle/hobby; conservation; permaculture/organic; land to build your ecohome; weekender/getaways. In particular some brilliant GreenChange properties with income streams for most so if you are ready to make the move for 2018 stay tuned all Summer. Enjoy ! The EcoRealEstateTeam
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For 2016 there have been quite a few changes for staying in touch with Eco Real Estate. Our Newsletter is issued each month and you are welcome to join here – you can unsubscribe from any issue. The Newsletter includes current market, latest news as well as resources and assistance around lots of topics for … » Learn More about Staying in Touch with Eco Real Estate
A 12-month knowledge sharing package awaits Ron and his wife, Suzanne, have been on a remarkable journey to develop the traditional farm to become the showpiece it is today. Whilst the Watkins family have owned Payneham Vale since 1908, its journey to the stand out organic farm today began in 1973 when Ron and Suzanne … » Learn More about Want to be a Better Organic Farmer?
Chinese demand for Australian food and fibre exports will undoubtedly be one of the biggest drivers to affect Australian agriculture’s future. As well a general demand from the rising middle class’ increased purchasing power, the Chinese organic market is expected to grow 20 per cent per annum to 2020 (Australian Organic, 2016). In addition, 72% of Chinese consumers … » Learn More about Organic Market Insights #3: China: the emand, but not the land
Hi – just a quick note to let you know about a couple of things. The EcoNews Update went out Sunday June 11 for our first of Autumn. So if you missed it check your in box for that date. Some fabulous things happening. If you can’t find it let us know by reply and … » Learn More about Latest News – Check June 11
There’s an exciting new property development starting in Castlemaine, it’s called The Paddock Eco Village. Do you dream of living in a beautiful eco home with like-minded neighbours, surrounded by shared food gardens, orchards and planted wetlands? Then don’t miss the launch of Friday June 16. Just turn up to find out more. Where: Buda Historic … » Learn More about Do You Dream of Living…..Here?
There is lots to think about and consider over the June long weekend. Some fabulous properties sold over Autumn so welcome to all our new owners of those. We are excited to know you will be continuing on the work at the properties and bringing your own passions and commitment to sustainable living for us … » Learn More about Welcome to Winter Update One
Tragic loss to the community and our industry. Rod served as the Chairman for our National Association for Sustainable Agriculture and also played a major role in the creation of the new Australian Organic Standards. Rod was also involved in the early days of farm visits becoming a pioneer in veggie box buying to access … » Learn More about Vale Rod May
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Great show ABC TV on affordable housing around the world – special Foreign Correspondent, May 9 – check out iview. We need imagination and lots of solutions – plus some new ownership and leasing solutions.
We have some brilliant properties for you to choose from. Search by property type to find organic farms, lifestyle and conservation land and homes; weekenders; green change to lots of great locations; and land for housing or homes in eco housing projects and ecovillages. Many are open over Easter and the school holidays if you … » Learn More about Welcome – Autumn Eco News 1