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Basic Course with Vegan Lunch
16 September, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm£30
This Basic course is a part of 2020 Shumei Natural Agriculture learning programme, which consists of Basic course and Advanced course. This is aimed at farmers/growers and students who wish to try growing food naturally without applying any chemicals, fertilisers and animal manures. On this basic course, you will look at the importance of soil; role of composts; basic idea of seed savings, the concept of purification and our attitude towards problems such as diseases, pests and weeds. The course consists of lecture/presentation, farm tour and fieldwork. We will provide vegan lunch.
Shumei Natural Agriculture was featured in “On your farm” programme on BBC Radio 4 in May 2019.
By the end of this course you should be able to…
- Describe the key concepts of Shumei Natural Agriculture
- Understand the role of soil and composts/catch crops
- Understand the importance of seed saving in Natural Agriculture
- Understand the attitudes towards pests and weeds
- Understand the concept of purification
- Recognise how people’s thoughts would affect plants
10:30 – 12:00 Presentation Part 1 (About soil)
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch & Farm tour
14:00 – 15:30 Presentation Part 2 (“the concept of purification and our attitude towards problems”)
This year, we have added the following dates to the basic course. (The content of the presentations are the same)
- Saturday 5 September
- Wednesday 9 September
- Wednesday 16 September
- Saturday 26 September
If I want to learn more, what course can I do next?
We will host an intensive programme of the advanced course for those who wish to learn more thorough ideas of Shumei Natural Agriculture.
- Saturday 19 September
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