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Shumei Natural Agriculture learning course Part 1

4 December, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

How to grow rocket

Shumei Natural Agriculture learning course on the farm

About this event

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

However, because of the Covid-19 situation, we would like to hold small sized sessions of the Basic Course. Please bring your mask.

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. This Autumn sessions are lecture only. There will be no 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)

Please register from our Eventbrite page.


Basic course:

This year, we will have the basic course on the following days. (The content of the presentations are the same)

Part 1

  • Saturday 4 December
  • Saturday 11 December
  • Sunday 19 December

Part 2&3

  • Saturday 18 December

Sponsored by Stockfree Organic Services


4 December, 2021
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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