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Jaiva Karshikolsavam 2019

Organic Kerala Charitable Trust is organising the 14th Edition of its Annual Organic Fair from April 4th to 7th, 2019 at Azeezia Organics, Padivattom, Ernakulam. The event is hosted in partnership with leading Educational institutions in Kochi, viz Sacred Heart College Thevara, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences and St. Teresa’s College, along with other organizations like Chittilappilly Foundation, Janapaksham, Azeezia Organics and Tree Foundation.

Workshop On Biodynamics – Mysore 2019

Soils course by Clea

This course is the first of 2 soil courses:

Soil the forest floor way 1, and a more advanced one called soil the forest floor way 2. This is a novel way to regenerate soils fast.

Dates for the course are ie; March 23rd to April 06th 2019. You must arrive on the 23rd and depart on the 06th.The fees which includes food and stay is Rs 30,000.

This course (1)  will cover,

Permaculture essentials, Problems with soil and why?, soil formation, soil components and their functions, the rhizophere, the chemistry, physics and biology of soil devising techniques for specific soil problems, comparisons to other known systems, compost, grey and black water, , how to build/regenerate soil in small and large spaces anywhere in the world. There will be several practicals and lots of hands on work together with theory.

Payment should be deposited by the 28th of February.

The account details are;

Name : CLEA CHANDMAL
Acc no : 12561930001386
HDFC BANK LTD
Branch BLUE SEA BLDG, CANDOLIM
IFSC code:HDFC0001256

Once paid please send us a copy via email of proof of payment.

 

Kerala State Biodiversity Congress

Beejotsav & National Seed Festival 2019

This year Beejotsav on 15-16-17 of March will be held along with National Seed Festival. During Kisan Sammelan in Ahmedabad many suggested to have a National Seed Festival along with Beejotsav.

Organics & Millets 2019 International Trade Fair

The ‘Organics & Millets 2019 – International Trade Fair’ will be held in Bengaluru. The Trade Fair will have a prominent and unique ‘Jaivik India’ section for Organics & Naturals, which have been identified as a growing demand area. It will be a common meeting place for organic networks from across the world to share expertise, knowledge, and business practices.

Ark of Golden Grain – Celebrating Rice Culture, Diversity and Wisdom

It will bring together farmers, farmers’ cooperatives, across the rice producing states of India like Maharashtra, Karnataka, Orissa, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Chattisgarh, consumers, NGOs, students, children, teachers, leaders, policymakers, media, academicians, scientists and in a broader sense, the general public – to explore the chances of sustaining rice and rice-culture.

Seminar On Our Soils – Food – Health – Shelter

Nutritious food and health are what make us. We get nutritious food from plants and trees. Plants and trees get their nutrition from the soil. The roots absorb the nutrients and supply it to all parts of the plants. Soil gets its nutrition from organic manure. Soil microbes convert the essence of organic manure into nutrients. This is how the connection between our health and soil microbes stands established.

The Annual Handmade Collective 2018

A delightful community event that we hold every year, is a culmination of these various crafts and arts from across India, the artisans, ideas, sweat and a whole lot of laughter. The Collective often referred to as ‘The Bazaar’ by our patrons is the perfect place for one to bump into long lost friends bringing back the old Bangalore Fete. A meeting ground of crafters, craft lovers, old Bangaloreans and visitors, the Annual Handmade Collective cuts across all communities and ages both with the crafters and the visitors.

20 days ICAR-sponsored training on developments in Organic Agriculture

The Centre for Advanced and Faculty Training (CAFT) in sponsorship with ICAR is organizing a 20-day training programme, which will focus on developments in organic farming.

Bio Fach India 2018

Gardening & Waste Management for City Folk

Kisan Swaraj Sammelan 2018

Kisan Swaraj Sammelan 2018 Will Be Organised By Asha And Gujarat Vidyapith, Hosted By Jatan, In Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

http://www.kisanswaraj.in/2018/08/25/registration-now-open-for-kisan-swaraj-sammelan-2018-nov-2-4-2018-ahmedabad-please-read-fully-carefully-before-applying/ is the link where you can find the Announcement about the Kisan Swaraj Sammelan. We encourage you to read all instructions carefully. Hindi and Gujarati version will be shared soon.

You can register as a participant/register groups of participants using the form here: http://www.kisanswaraj.in/wp-content/uploads/Final_KSS_2018_-Participant-Registration-FORM-instructions_Eng.pdf

You can register for an exhibition stall, using the form here: http://www.kisanswaraj.in/wp-content/uploads/Final_KSS-2018-Exhibition-Registration-Form-and-instructions-Eng.pdf

While online registration is being explored and will have to wait for a subsequent announcement, which may happen by around 10th Sept., 2018. If you really need to take up registration through online means, please do write to us separately at asha.kisanswaraj@yahoo.in. We suggest you not to wait for on line registration as the seats will be occupied on first come, first registered basis.

Last date for registration is September 25th 2018. we encourage you to book your train tickets immediately and await registration confirmation

2nd Lesotho Permaculture Convergence

You are cordially invited to attend a Permaculture Convergence. We would love to see you there! This will be our second meeting. The first was held in March this year at Bethel Business and Community Development Center (BBCDC) in Mohale’s Hoek district, Lesotho.

The meeting will take place between Friday 14 September and Sunday 16 September 2019 at  Spitzkop Farm in Ladybrand, Free State, South Africa.

The farm should be able to accommodate approximately ten people and there are plenty of local guesthouses and B&Bs available for additional participants. Meals will be provided on the farm.

The event cost will include two nights’ accommodation (sharing where space available), dinner Friday evening, three meals on Saturday, and breakfast Sunday morning. R1,500.00/person all inclusive. R900/person-no lodging. Please prepare a brief presentation (no more than 5 minutes) to share. We will have a computer with projector available.

Limited to a maximum of 30 participants so please register asap.

Bank Details:
Acct Name: Ingrid N. Anderson
Acct Type: Current
Acct #: 52800014179
Branch Code: 230733
Swift Code: FIRNZAJJ
Reference: Your name/PermConverge
To register please send your name, proof of payment, and presentation topic to:
Ivan at: ivan.yaholnitsky@gmail.com or WhatsApp on +266 5874 2991
Craig at: spitzkop@yahoo.com or Whatsapp: +27 79 643 4568

National Training in Agroecology

Every year, a 6-day Crash Course in Agroecology is held at Basudha in the district of Rayagada in southern Odisha.

If you are interested to take this course, please contact us and book your return tickets to Muniguda. We shall arrange for your pick up at Muniguda station.

This Curriculum was designed by Dr. D Deb and Prof. Stephen Gliessman of University of California – Santa Cruz, and includes hands-on, heuristic training for the uninitiated as well as expert agriculturists.

Look up the Course Curriculum

cintdis.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Curriculum.pdf

Course Fee: INR 15,000 per head (including cost of food, lodging, local transportation, and training materials for 6 days). We are unable to accommodate more than 10 trainees. Please reserve your seat soon.

Course Fee must be submitted latest by October 1, 2018 either by cheque or by online transfer. Account details are:
Account holder’s name: BASUDHA
Acc. No. 24540100013086
IFSC: BARB0BARRAC ( the “0″ is zero).

Workshop on Vegetable Production

BKK is conducting the workshop on Vegetable production during the third week of December.

Online Registration:

Note: For existing users, login with your username and password and click on Register Now button. Then follow from Step 4 mentioned below.

  1. For New users, Click on this link (Sign Up/Login) and fill out the simple form with your Name, Email address, Phone and desired Password
  2. Confirm your email address by clicking on a link in a message sent to your Email by Organichutbkk (Please check your Spam/Junk folder if don’t get in Inbox in 5 Min.).
  3. Your account will be activated. Login with your Email address and Password
  4. Fill out the Workshop registration form
  5. Select the Workshop and Accommodation.
    Note: Some types of accommodation have limited availability.
  6. Determine the Fees mentioned on the registration form and click on Register button
  7. Finally, make the payment by NEFT using details provided in the registration form
  8. The registration process is complete after you receive an acknowledgment email/SMS

Offline Registration:

  1. Download and fill out the registration form
  2. Select the Workshop and Accommodation
  3. Determine the Fees using the ‘Fee Determination Chart’ in the registration form
  4. Send the scanned/filled form to registration@organichutbkk.com
  5. Make the payment by NEFT using details provided in the registration form
  6. The registration process is complete after you receive an acknowledgment email/SMS

Note:
For Foreign Nationals, the Registration Fees are as follows –
Biodynamics Only – USD 300; Vegetable Production Only: USD 300; Both Workshops: USD 500

Workshop on Biodynamic Farming

BKK is conducting the workshop on Biodynamic farming during the second week of December.

Online Registration:

Note: For existing users, login with your username and password and click on Register Now button. Then follow from Step 4 mentioned below.

  1. For New users, Click on this link (Sign Up/Login) and fill out the simple form with your Name, Email address, Phone and desired Password
  2. Confirm your email address by clicking on a link in a message sent to your Email by Organichutbkk (Please check your Spam/Junk folder if don’t get in Inbox in 5 Min.).
  3. Your account will be activated. Login with your Email address and Password
  4. Fill out the Workshop registration form
  5. Select the Workshop and Accommodation.
    Note: Some types of accommodation have limited availability.
  6. Determine the Fees mentioned on the registration form and click on Register button
  7. Finally, make the payment by NEFT using details provided in the registration form
  8. The registration process is complete after you receive an acknowledgment email/SMS

Offline Registration:

  1. Download and fill out the registration form
  2. Select the Workshop and Accommodation
  3. Determine the Fees using the ‘Fee Determination Chart’ in the registration form
  4. Send the scanned/filled form to registration@organichutbkk.com
  5. Make the payment by NEFT using details provided in the registration form
  6. The registration process is complete after you receive an acknowledgment email/SMS

Note:
For Foreign Nationals, the Registration Fees are as follows –
Biodynamics Only – USD 300; Vegetable Production Only: USD 300; Both Workshops: USD 500

Call for Applications to Dharti Mitr: Organic Farmer Award 2018

After the success of Dharti Mitr 2017 when top 4 organic farmers in the country were rewarded at Organic World Congress in Nov 2017, ORGANIC INDIA is proud to announce Dharti Mitr 2018.

Dharti Mitr is an organic farming award that has been launched by ORGANIC INDIA to recognize the invaluable service that organic farmers provide to India’s agriculture, ecology and society. This award will recognise the outstanding efforts of three individual organic farmers by way of a cash prize and citation, on 14th November 2018, in Lucknow.

Dharti Mitr invites applications from organic farmers across the country who, through their farming practices, are helping to regenerate India’s agricultural landscapes, communities and food systems. And as a result, are contributing to the wellbeing of Mother Earth and society at large.

Fully completed application forms are to be sent with all supporting documents (including photographs, certificates, awards and/or appreciations, etc.) to ORGANIC INDIA’s Lucknow office at any time until the 15th September 2018. They may be completed in Hindi or English. The mailing address is as follows:

 

Surendra Kumar

ORGANIC INDIA Private Limited,

Plot No.266,  Faizabad Road, Kamta,  P.O. Chinhat,  Lucknow-226028 (U.P.)

This application form can also be downloaded from Organic India’s website: http://www.organicindia.com/

Don’t Waste Your Waste: How to Make Compost and Use It Too

Did you know you can turn your chilkas into palak, tomatoes and chillies with just a little bit of work? This workshop will show you how by giving you a thorough introduction to the why, what and how of composting.

Introduction to permaculture

Is there a need to grow one’s own food?
Is it even possible?

We will discuss the methods used in urban farming applying permaculture to make it more sustainable and holistic.

6th Asian Organic Rice Conference

The 6th Asian Organic Rice Conference under the theme “Best Practices & Innovations in Organic Rice Production, Marketing & Processing” will be held on Sept 18th 2018 as part of the 3rd Organic Asia Congress (OAC). The related Exhibition will continue until Sept 21st, 2018.

East African Permaculture Convergence

Sector39 is an association of leading practitioners and teachers in Permaculture design. We offer a number of Permaculture Design Courses (PDCs) throughout the year, some on a two-week intensive basis, others spread over six weekends spread over 3 months. By arrangement we can also tailor learning experiences and short courses to meet your specific requirements.

Old Seed Festival

Sanjeevini is closely associated with tribal communities in Eastern ghats, mainly Aruku region of Andhra pradesh in natural resource management, natural management and conservation of biodiversity. Sanjeevini has been supporting the farming communities in this region to continue their Traditional, sustainable agricultural practices manage forest and water resources, organize seed banks, grain banks to ensure food security and conservation of ecology. Sanjeevini Seed festival was conceptualized and initiated in 2004. Since then Sanjeevini has been organizing the event every year. During 2011 Sanjeevini received awards State and central governments for genetic conservation, biodiversity conservation.

Land and Lens Exhibition

Vanastree, and our partnering organisation Punarchith, invite you to join us for Land and Lens, a photography exhibition by youth and women farmers of Chamarajanagar and Sirsi. On the exhibition’s opening weekend, we also invite you to the Mannu-Kannu Mela—featuring a variety of much-loved products from our past Malnad Melas.

Farm Fest 2018

We invite you to spend a peaceful fun day with your family at Farm 8. This will be a festival with lots of gardening activities, community building and, of course, delicious food.

The fest will host food stalls with a specific focus on fresh foods and millets. For adults we’ll be conducting farm tours, kitchen gardening workshops, composting classes, educational games, kombucha- and pesto-making sessions, mud-building demonstrations and lots more. And for the kids there will be a special kiddie farm tour, storytelling, nature crafts, upcycling and lots more.