Stewarding Our Soil Workshop
SUNDAY JANUARY 28th 2018
We are hosting a Stewarding our Soil workshop at the farm on Sunday Jan 28th. It is being run by Regenerative Agriculture UK & will focus on learning how to manage the beneficial organisms in and for your soil. This is open to gardeners, growers, farmers & absolutely anyone interested in looking after the condition of soil they work with.
9:30 Welcome and general introduction.
10:00 Introduction to the Soil Food Web.
10.30 How Agricultures impacts Soil Biology.
11:00 PLAYTIME! (Weather permitting outside to look at some soil/compost).
11:30 The Microscope and Microscopy.
11:45 Soil sample collection & preparation.
12:00 Microscope demonstration & soil biological assessment
12.45 Q & A
14:00 Composting, Compost extract & teas
15:30 Practical examples, results and discussion.
Cost (including lunch and refreshments):
£80* Independent Individuals, including farmers and growers and gardeners with holdings under 350 acres
£125* Estates and holdings over 350 acres
Representatives of businesses (including advisors)
Organisations (including NGOs and Institutions)
* Includes £25 non-refundable administration fee; see booking form for cancellation policy.
We may be able to offer some bursaries, depending on the number of participants enrolling at the higher rate (please enquire for further details if this applies to you)
For further details email Natasha or call 07866 674 205
CLICK HERE FOR A BOOKING FORM & further information from the Regenerative Agriculture UK website
For further details please email Natasha or call 07866 674 205
A hearty farmhouse lunch & refreshments will be provided by Sandy Lane Farm Kitchen and are included in the cost of the day.
Please let Natasha know about any dietary requirements when booking.