'Shambaba Retreat', formerly known as 'The Old Satyananda Ashram, is now
home to a new Bellingen Shire family. They have taken on 12 acres of
bushland and established gardens (both ornamental and productive) in
Set up now to operate as a retreat and education
centre, they enjoyed sharing with us the beauty of the property. We discovered more about productive growing in this unique, gorgeous part of
Another joyful meetup for BSS at tranquil Shambaba, rich in exchange of ideas and produce.
We started off in the Mandala Garden and took part in a ceremonial
ringing bowls experience. Then we stretched our legs to roam the
park-like gardens, discussing lychee, macadamia and pecan management.
A generous verandah with panoramic views was then the setting for nibbles & networking over a lingering lunch.
|Many thanks to Steve and his lovely wife for the warm hospitality and pleasure of the day.