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Willits Mini-Farm
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Willits, CA, United States

Upcoming Events At This Venue

August 2, 2014

This tour gives a good introduction to GROW BIOINTENSIVE® sustainable mini-farming, what our practical research site is accomplishing, and how our sustainable method relates to world agriculture.

Tours  include participant introductions; a discussion of the overall world challenges that humankind faces in the areas of soil, food, and nutrition;  an exploration of the connection between thinking globally and acting locally; a tour of the garden and discussion of several crops in particular; and 30-minute mini-classes on double-digging, composting, seed propagation, sustainable home garden crops, and  cooking with solar ovens given by staff, apprentices and interns.

Space is limited, register online.

Date: August 2, 2014 9:00 am
Cost: The registration fee is $25 per person. It is $15 for members or those who join at registration or make a $20 or more donation with registration.

August 16, 2014

This tour gives a brief introduction to GROW BIOINTENSIVE® sustainable mini-farming, what our practical research site is accomplishing, and how our sustainable method relates to world agriculture.

This tour includes participant introductions; a discussion of the overall world challenges that humankind faces in the areas of soil, food, and nutrition;  an exploration of the connection between thinking globally and acting locally; and a tour of the research Mini-Farm garden.

Space is limited, register online.

Date: August 16, 2014 10:00 am

September 20, 2014

This tour gives a brief introduction to GROW BIOINTENSIVE® sustainable mini-farming, what our practical research site is accomplishing, and how our sustainable method relates to world agriculture.

This tour includes participant introductions; a discussion of the overall world challenges that humankind faces in the areas of soil, food, and nutrition;  an exploration of the connection between thinking globally and acting locally; and a tour of the research Mini-Farm garden.

Space is limited, register online.

Date: September 20, 2014 10:00 am

November 7, 2014

The 3-Day Workshop is an in-depth study of GROW BIOINTENSIVE Mini-Farming appropriate to a more self-reliant lifestyle and for work in developing countries. The program will consist of lecture, discussion and demonstration, and will include a full range of information on Sustainability and Efficient Resource Use, Crops and Diet, Fertilization, Compost and Compost Crops, Soil Preparation and Preservation, Seed Propagation, and Income, as well as the perspective to tie all these together. The workshop content covers introductory, intermediate and advanced material.

Space is limited, register online.

Start: November 7, 2014
End: November 11, 2014
Cost: $425 - $475 per person including workshop manual, plus approximately $75 for other publications.