Shumei Natural Agriculture Learning Course (Basic) with Vegan Lunch

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Shumei Yatesbury

3 Yatesbury house farm cottages

Yatesbury

Calne

SN11 8YG

United Kingdom

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This Basic course is a part of 2019 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, fertilizers 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.

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

Programme

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 atittude towards problems”)

Dates

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

  • Saturday 27 April.
  • Sunday 19 May
  • Saturday 22 June
  • Saturday 27 July

If I want to learn more, what course can I do next?

We will host a 3-day intensive programme (basic and advanced course combined) for those who wish to learn more thorough ideas of Shumei Natural Agriculture. The first day is the basic course. If you've attended one of the basic course in 2019, you can skip the first day.

16-18 Aug 2019

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Shumei Yatesbury

3 Yatesbury house farm cottages

Yatesbury

Calne

SN11 8YG

United Kingdom

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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