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Shumei Natural Agriculture learning course Part 1

25 June, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm


About this event

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 a lecture/presentation and farm tour.

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


  • Presentation of Part 1 (About soil)
  • Farm tour

Please register from our Eventbrite page.

This Basic course is a part of Shumei Natural Agriculture learning programme, which consists of Basic course and Advanced course.


25 June, 2023
1:00 pm - 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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