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This website aims to develop case studies of the development of farming practices and attendant transformations of local ecologies of defined blocks of land. Through these biographies of particular plots of land we are developing localised analyses of the wider historical trends in the political economy/ecology of the Northern Rivers.
Ray Flanagan, Leigh Davidson, Carol Perry & JJ Bruce’s Stories

Ray Flanagan, Leigh Davidson, Carol Perry & JJ Bruce’s Stories

By on Jul 1, 2013 in Dharmananda | 0 comments

This is an edited version of a conversation between Ray Flanagan, Leigh Davidson, JJ Bruce and Carol Perry, and Jo Kijas on February 2, 2013. It contains Introductions  | Dharmananda: from individual title to a multiple occupancy  | WWOOFers  | Growing food  | Neighbours  | Introducing Carol  | The early years: creating community  | Neighbours  | Channon Markets  |...

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Leigh Davison’s Story

Leigh Davison’s Story

By on Jul 1, 2013 in Dharmananda | 0 comments

This is an edited version of a conversation between Leigh Davison, Jo Kijas and Hazel Ferguson on November 7, 2012. It contains reflections on Family background | Engineering and travelling | The environment and agriculture|  Aquarius | Moving to the land | Dharmananda: land history | The landscape | Early history of the Community | Growing food | Dairying |...

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