Time: March 30, 2019 from 10am to 12pm
Location: Millen Farm at the Samford Commons
Street: 2204 Mount Samson Rd
Website or Map: https://www.google.com/maps/p…
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: Genevieve Graves
Latest Activity: Feb 18, 2019
Ashley is a third-generation farmer, with an inspirational mixed organic farm at Mt Cotton. Anyone attending the Real Farmers’ market will attest to the quality and abundance of Ashley’s farm.
This is your opportunity to come and learn from a professional. Ashley will share the secrets of growing healthy fruit, veggies and nuts. If your veggie patch hasn’t gone as well as you had hoped and you want to know how to do it better, or if you are just in the planning stages but are not sure where to start, this workshop is for you. Learn what and when to grow for an autumn harvest, as well as how to overcome common problems in the veggie patch.
Is this Workshop for you?
Would you like to know what to plant for a bumper autumn/winter harvest?
Would you like to build soil fertility?
Do you have an existing food garden but would like it to be more productive?
Are you interested in reducing labour and all chemical inputs into your garden?
This workshop is for gardeners, farmers, landscapers and anyone interested in sustainable agriculture.
The workshop fees is $25 per person and tickets are available on Eventbrite.
You will learn how to:
Manage weeds and pest/diseases
Reduce nutrient leaching
Maximize your autumn harvest
The day will include:
The workshop will be two hours long and consist of an information session followed by Q&A.
The knowledge you will take away:
Following this workshop, you will know how to achieve a great autumn harvest and gain knowledge of natural food production methods with an emphasis on sustainability and soil improvement. You will also gain an understanding of the invisible work undertaken by a host of micro-organisms, minerals and nutrients in your soil. You will be armed with the knowledge to support your own food growing aspirations – no matter how big or small.
In addition, you will meet a lot of other people who share the same passion of growing organic food in abundance and have plenty of opportunities to have your questions answered.
Millen Farm @ Samford Commons, 2204 Mount Samson Rd, Samford Valley
Tea/coffee will be available plus light refreshments.
What you need to bring
Hat, sunscreen and water bottle
Paper/pen if you are an avid note taker
Hard copies of tickets not required
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