Shumei Natural Agriculture learning course Part 1

Shumei Natural Agriculture learning course Part 1

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Shumei Yatesbury

3 Yatesbury house farm cottages

Yatesbury

Calne

SN11 8YG

United Kingdom

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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.

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 Spring session, you will look at the importance of soil; role of composts; basic idea of seed savings. The course consists of 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
  • Recognise how people’s thoughts would affect plants

Programme

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

Dates

Basic course:

This year, we will have the basic course on the following dates.

Part 1 (About soil)

  • Sat. 28 May
  • Sat. 11 June
  • Mon. 13 June
  • Sat. 25 June
  • Sat. 2 July
  • Mon. 11 July
  • Sun. 17 July
  • Sun. 24 July

Part 2 (Concept of purification and our attitude towards problems)

  • Mon. 4 June
  • Sun. 26 June
  • Sat. 9 July
  • Sat. 30 July

Part 3 (More detailed concept of seed saving, characteristic of the vegetables grown by Natural Agriculture )

  • Sun. 19 June
  • Sun. 3 July
  • Sun. 31 July

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