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1 day introduction to biodynamic gardening

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1 day introduction to biodynamic gardening

Time: August 30, 2014 all day
Location: 7 Hogan Court, Camp Mountain
Street: 7 Hogan Court
City/Town: Camp Mountain
Phone: 0401156532
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: Peter Kearney
Latest Activity: Aug 30, 2014

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Event Description

This experiential one day workshop gives you a balance of both practical and theory in a beautiful setting on 5 acres of rural residential land in Camp Mountain, 30 minutes drive from Brisbane CBD and 5 minutes from Ferny Grove Station. During the day you will:

  • Learn how make humus rich compost, and get the most value from it

  • Understand how to plan and manage your vegetable gardens, orchard and herb gardens, using time tested organic methods enhanced with biodynamics.

  • Appreciate how you can create the highest quality soil using biodynamic methods.

Practical activities during the day will be: compost making, stirring and applying biodynamic preparations. making and applying biodynamic tree paste, These activities will be supported by an introduction to biodynamic concepts, allowing you to gain a deeper understanding of how to work with the intricate web of life that supports healthy food growing. 

Peter Kearney is an experienced workshop presenter, educator and organic/biodynamic gardener. He has worked with, studied and taught organic gardening with biodynamic methods for over 13 years. Peter is a regular speaking on biodynamic gardneing at Biodynamic Agriculture Australia conferences and he is founder of Cityfood Growers, a leading Australian provider of urban agriculture knowledge and operator of Australia's largest organic gardening web site.

Coffee or tea on arrival and for afternoon tea, a healthy lunch from organic ingredients, written training materials and connection to a network of biodynamic gardeners. 

The workshop fee is $100 per person. A set of biodynamic preparations will be available for purchase at $20. To register, email Peter Kearney at peter@cityfoodgrowers.com.au, phone on 0401156532 or visit our August 2014 event calendar at www.cityfoodgrowers.com.au. Payment in advance of the workshop is required to confirm your registration. Payment is accepted by bank transfer or credit card. Numbers are limited to 10 people, so book early

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