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Organic Gardening with Biodynamic Methods - Brisbane - 2 Day Workshop

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Organic Gardening with Biodynamic Methods - Brisbane - 2 Day Workshop

Time: May 21, 2016 at 9:15am to May 22, 2016 at 4:30pm
Location: Peter Kearney's garden
Street: 7 Hogan Court,
City/Town: Camp Mountain
Phone: 0401156532 or peter@cityfoodgrowers.com.au
Event Type: 2 day workshop
Organized By: Peter Kearney
Latest Activity: Dec 19, 2015

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Event Description

FOLLOW THE LINK FOR FULL COURSE INFORMATION

SATURDAY 21ST MAY / SUNDAY 22ND MAY 2016

The course fee is $300 per person. Numbers are limited to a maximum of 15 people per course so payment in advance is required. Use the booking link above to pay by credit card or bank transfer. Includes 2 day workshop, afternoon teas each day, welcome coffee and tea each morning, biodynamic preparations kit.

  • Understand how to plan and manage your vegetable gardens, orchard and herb gardens, no matter what starting point you have, using time tested organic methods enhanced with biodynamics.
  • Understand how to maintain the vitality of your food plants so they resist pests and diseases and how to establish an ideal balance of life in your food growing spaces.
  • Appreciate how working with biodynamic methods to enhance your organic garden can produce the highest quality food with the least physical inputs of any growing method.

What You Get

  • 12 month online subscription to our web site at www.cityfoodgrowers.com.au, one of the largest organic gardening resources in Australia with integrated biodynamic content
  • Comprehensive written training materials,
  • An expereince of sharing 2 days in a beaautiful nurturing environment with like minded people
  • 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 and delicious afternoon tea each day,

Description

Workshop content:

This experiential two day workshop  gives you a balance of both practical and theory in a beautiful setting on 5 acres at 7 Hogan Court, Camp Mountain, QLD. Its only 30 minutes from the Brisbane CBD and 5 minutes to our local railway station. Low cost homstay and camping accommodation available. The property has very well established gardens and food growing areas and has been worked with biodynamic practices. 

During the 2 days, Saturday and Sunday, 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, no matter what starting point you have, using time tested organic methods enhanced with biodynamics.

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

  • Understand how to maintain the vitality of your food plants so they resist pests and diseases and how to establish an ideal balance of life in your food growing spaces.

  • Appreciate how working with biodynamic methods to enhance your organic garden can produce the highest quality food with the least physical inputs of any growing method.

Presenter

Peter Kearney is an experienced workshop presenter, educator and organic gardener. He has worked with, studied and taught organic gardening with biodynamic gardening methods for over 14 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.

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