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April 16, 2021

Bamboo classroom springs up in community garden

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Rob Swain and Craig Roper, who are securing the bamboo to become a strucutre.  Photo Jeff Dawson
Rob Swain and Craig Roper are securing the bamboo to become a strucutre.
Photo Jeff Dawson

A new permanent bamboo classroom at the Mullum Community Gardens is underway, demonstrating the fibre’s versatility that for eons has kept mankind housed, fed and entertained.

Rob and Julianne Hartmann of Bamboo Solutions teach Bamboo as part of the Certificate III Permaculture course at the Byron Community College.

Pictured are Rob Swain and Craig Roper, who are securing the bamboo to become a structure.


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