£110 – £420

Weekend Course: Resilient & Healthy Orchards

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£110 – £420

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Kentish Town City Farm

1 Cressfield Close

Kentish Town

London

NW5 4BN

United Kingdom

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Two-day training session to introduce budding orchardists to soil health and orchard aftercare.

About this event

Join The Orchard Project for a two-day introduction to soil management and tree aftercare. You'll come away from this weekend feeling more confident about ensuring your fruit trees are healthy and productive. Here's what you'll be learning:

Saturday will cover: soil science, texture and structure; soil food webs and how to boost soil biodiversity.

Sunday will cover: orchard care plans; pruning principles; mulching; halo pruning; guard management.

We are running three weekend training courses including "Orchard Foundation Weekend Course" (21st & 22nd August) and "Orchard Survey and Design Weekend Course" (18th & 19th September). You can book one weekend, two or all three. Please refer to the "Orchard Foundation Weekend Course" page to find combo tickets.

Prices

£220 / £160 (concessions*) For two days of training on 16th and 17th October, 10am-4pm each day.

£420 / £300 (concessions*) 2 Weekend Combo price to attend this weekend and the one in August or September.

£600 / £420 (concessions*) 3 Weekend Combo price to attend all three weekends.

PRICES INCLUDE handout and refreshments.

*students, retired on low income, or receiving benefit

Additional information

Contact Lewis for more details lewis@theorchardproject.org.uk

About the tutor

Lewis McNeill has worked for The Orchard Project on all aspects of urban orchards for ten years. He is an environmental educator and activist, with a particular interest in ecologically sustainable food systems. He is currently completing his diploma in Applied Permaculture Design.

Feedback on past training

"Great, brilliant, [Lewis has] an awesome wealth of knowledge ... Really very fascinating. Big thanks"

"Thank you so much for the course, it was brilliant. It was the most instructive and useful days as well as being a lot of fun. Really well run and informative."

For more details please contact lewis@theorchardproject.org.uk.

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Kentish Town City Farm

1 Cressfield Close

Kentish Town

London

NW5 4BN

United Kingdom

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Refund policy

Refunds up to 30 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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The Orchard Project is creating lush cities across the United Kingdom swathed in fruit and nut trees. We work in partnership with communities to plant, manage, restore and harvest orchards in urban areas to help us all to rediscover the pleasure of eating home-grown fruit.

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