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Organic food growing with biodynamic methods - Brisbane 2 Day Workshop

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Organic food growing with biodynamic methods - Brisbane 2 Day Workshop

Time: November 19, 2016 at 9:15am to November 20, 2016 at 4:30pm
Location: Peter Kearney's garden
City/Town: Samford
Website or Map: https://weteachme.com/cityfoo…
Phone: Peter Kearney on 0401156532 or peter@cityfoodgrowers.com.au
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: Peter Kearney
Latest Activity: Oct 19, 2016

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Event Description

PLEASE NOTE THIS WORKSHOP IS FULLY BOOKED OUT. CHECK WITH PETER FOR FUTURE DATES.

SATURDAY 19TH AND SUNDAY 20TH NOVEMBER.

$300 course cost.

Visit website for FULL INFORMATION and to book.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Understand why biodynamic methods are an essential part of sustainable organic food growing
  • Understand how to develop a deeper consciousness of the living processes driving vitality of soil, plants and animals
  • Understand how to enhance your organic food growing of any scale with biodynamic methods

WHAT YOU GET

  • An experience of sharing 2 days with like minded people in our beautiful gardens being nurtured and educated,
  • Delicious and healthy lunch on the Sunday made predominantly from biodynamically grown ingredients,
  • 12 month online subscription to our web site atwww.cityfoodgrowers.com.au, one of the largest organic gardening resources in Australia with integrated biodynamic content
  • Comprehensive written training materials,
  • Biodynamic preparations kit to get you started, online support and connection into a network of biodynamic gardeners
  • Organic coffee or tea on arrival and a healthy, delicious afternoon tea each day.

WORKSHOP CONTENT:

The workshop is suitable for food growers from small scale to hobby farmers who are interested in ramping up their organic food production in a sustainable way, whilst developing an appreciation of the deeper spirit of nature.

PRESENTER

Peter Kearney is an experienced workshop presenter, educator and urban farmer who commenced organic food growing 40 years ago.  He has worked with and studied biodynamics for 20 years and run biodynamic workshops for 7 years. Peter is the founder of www.cityfoodgrowers.com.au and a member of Biodynamic Agriculture Australia and in 2011 and 2014 presented at their National Conference. Peter's business also consults to individuals, schools, community organisations and large property developers on integrating sustainable urban agriculture into their environments.

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