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Basic Course with Vegan Lunch

26 September, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm


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.

Please register on our Eventbrite pagehttps://yatesburybasic.eventbrite.co.uk

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”)


Basic course:

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

Sponsored by Stockfree Organic Services


26 September, 2020
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Shumei Yatesbury
01672 539 457


Shumei Yatesbury
Shumei Yatesbury, 3 Yatesbury House Farm, Yatesbury
Calne, SN11 8YG United Kingdom
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