Series of workshops on Sustainable Soil Management

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Growing your own is easy, achievable and rewarding and to prove it Garden Organic is challenging
everyone in the UK to make the One Pot Pledge® to give it a grow. First time gardeners,
Gardening Gurus, Schools and Community groups are all welcome to join the campaign to get
30,000 more people growing something edible in a pot in 2010.

Dates: 
21 July 2010
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various dates and locations in the West Midlands
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Seeds For The Future - a seed-saving workshop

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In saving our own seeds we carry this perfection to the next generation of plants, and the future of our gardens and our food supply. What is the importance of saving seeds? The quality of seeds was one of the issues that drove farmers to ask Rudolf Steiner's advise which led to the foundation of Biodynamic agriculture. This is still relevant today.

Dates: 
8 August 2010 to 10 August 2010
Teachers
Peter Brinch and Nir Halfon
Cost: 
£100

Biodynamic Beginners Course

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This course aims to provide participants with a basic understanding of and the tools for beginning to work with the biodynamic approach to farming and gardening.

Dates: 
31 August 2010 to 3 November 2010
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The course takes place over six days – two days each at monthly intervals.

Hawkwood College is a residential centre of learning. It is set in 42 acres of beautiful gardens, woods and fields, with its own spring water, and is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The college works with ecological and sustainable land management practices, using organic and biodynamic methods

Cost: 
£395 or £335 concessions
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Practical Biodynamic Introductory Workshop

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These workshops provide a unique introduction to biodynamic farming, gardening and horticulture. Biodynamic is a well established organic and sustainable approach which produces food of particularly high quality and its environmental credentials are second to none. Instead of artificial fertilizers and toxic chemicals biodynamic treatments serve to strengthen plants, enliven the soil and increase vitality.

Dates: 
11 September 2010
Teachers
Bernard Jarman

Trinity Farm is a biodynamic farm growing vegetables for a busy farm shop.

Cost: 
£50 / £45 for early bird discount
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Practical Biodynamic Introductory Workshop

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field_summary: 

These workshops provide a unique introduction to biodynamic farming, gardening and horticulture. Biodynamic is a well established organic and sustainable approach which produces food of particularly high quality and its environmental credentials are second to none. Instead of artificial fertilizers and toxic chemicals biodynamic treatments serve to strengthen plants, enliven the soil and increase vitality.

Dates: 
4 August 2010
Teachers
Bernard Jarman

Tregillis is an established biodynamic farm close to Bodmin Moor.

Cost: 
£50 / £45 for early bird discount
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One Day Biodynamic Introductory Workshop

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Are you a farmer or grower who has wondered what biodynamics involves? Have you suspected there may be more to agriculture than simply manipulating natural science? Are you looking to improve the potential of your organic system? Biodynamics works more closely and consciously with natural rhythms and enables the producer to draw closer to nature while raising crops and animals of distinctive quality.

Dates: 
7 September 2010
Cost: 
£50 or £45 with early booking discount
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One Day Biodynamic Introductory Workshop

Summary information
field_summary: 

Are you a farmer or grower who has wondered what biodynamics involves? Have you suspected there may be more to agriculture than simply manipulating natural science? Are you looking to improve the potential of your organic system? Biodynamics works more closely and consciously with natural rhythms and enables the producer to draw closer to nature while raising crops and animals of distinctive quality.

Dates: 
24 August 2010
Cost: 
£50 or £45 with early booking discount
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