Sustainable Agriculture & Permaculture Part–time
This course enables volunteers to gain a greater understanding of organic farming and other methods of non-contaminating sustainable agriculture. The course runs on weekdays, you will participate 3 half days (40 hours in total) and volunteer the rest of the time.
The problems of Conventional farming
Principles of organic farming
Value of organic material, what it does in the soil
Composting hot & cold composts, urban composting
Other kinds of fertilizers; Liquid fertilizers, compost tea, vinegars, EM
Worm farming, moon influences
Principles of permaculture & design
Double dig gardening
Plant protection; Pests and diseases (imbalances)
The one-month volunteer fee is $300 & the course fee is an additional $175.
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