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Organic Market Gardening Workshop

440.00 490.00
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Organic Market Gardening

Organic Market Gardening Workshop

440.00 490.00
sale

Early Bird Price $440 until the 19th August 2018

Tutors: Yotam & Niva Kay

Date:  20-21 October 2018

Hours: Saturday & Sunday 9 am to 5 pm

Market gardening is a dream for many, and we offer our experience to help you get on the right track, avoid costly mistakes and set up for efficiency. In this comprehensive workshop, you will familiarise yourself with what it takes to run a successful market garden, with valuable insights for any scale between a backyard to 2 acres.

If you are dreaming, interested or already growing food for market in your backyard or farm, you will surely get inspired and equipped to be doing it better!

Learn the secrets of the trade and get your growing business off to the best start. We will cover all the essentials:

Farm design, setting up infrastructure, tools of the trade, bed preparation strategies, production planning, managing fertility, growing techniques, plant propagation, weeding techniques, season extension, specific crop information on salad mixes, microgreens and seasonal vegetables. We will also cover management, marketing and accounting strategies.

This workshop is a practical workshop, and we demonstrate lots of techniques in the field. You will receive a resource bundle with more than 25 documents that include information regarding local suppliers, tools, growing information, charts and templates.

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Early Bird Price $440 until the 19th August 2018

Tutors: Yotam & Niva Kay

Date:  20-21 October 2018

Hours: Saturday & Sunday 9 am to 5 pm

Market gardening is a dream for many, and we offer our experience to help you get on the right track, avoid costly mistakes and set up for efficiency. In this comprehensive workshop, you will familiarise yourself with what it takes to run a successful market garden, with valuable insights for any scale between a backyard to 2 acres.

If you are dreaming, interested or already growing food for market in your backyard or farm, you will surely get inspired and equipped to be doing it better!

Learn the secrets of the trade and get your growing business off to the best start. We will cover all the essentials:

Farm design, setting up infrastructure, tools of the trade, bed preparation strategies, production planning, managing fertility, growing techniques, plant propagation, weeding techniques, season extension, specific crop information on salad mixes, microgreens and seasonal vegetables. We will also cover management, marketing and accounting strategies.

This workshop is a practical workshop, and we demonstrate lots of techniques in the field. You will receive a resource bundle with more than 25 documents that include information regarding local suppliers, tools, growing information, charts and templates.

The workshop will be held at the Kauaeranga Community Hall and Pakaraka Permaculture Market Garden, for a perfect combination between theory and field demonstrations on working market garden.

" Fantastic workshop if you are thinking of setting up a commercial operation for organic vegetable growing. The real time data and practical information gained through years of gardening experience that Yotam shares, will save you months if not years of fumbling through and making unnecessary mistakes. " (Isabel, Auckland)

Our mission is to educate and empower a new generation of growers that will produce top quality produce for their local market. Small-scale organic farming is the fastest growing sector in the horticulture industry, and there is a need for more growers everywhere. Come and join us in this new episode in food production!

Organic morning and afternoon tea will be provided on Saturday and Sunday. Please bring a plate to share for a potluck lunch on Saturday. The workshop includes an organic lunch on Sunday.

There is optional camping on the farm at no extra cost. The camping facilities include an outdoor kitchen, composting toilets, hot shower and a very big swimming spot next to the river! Feel free to Email us for reccomnded B&B in the area. 

*To pay with direct debit, please transfer the appropriate fund to the Co-operative bank, N & Y Kay 02-1248-0053901-052. And email Info@Pakarakafarm.co.nz with order details'.

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