Farming-Permaculture workshop at Navadarshanam: 2 July – 5 July 2015

Navadarshanam is happy to announce a 4-day workshop on sustainable farming and permaculture principles from Thursday 2 July to Sunday 5 July 2015. The program is intended for anyone interested in growing food and is designed to provide a good understanding of the principles and methods involved in sustainable farming.  The program will have a significant focus on hands on work backed by theory sessions that will cover the underlying principles. Topics covered will include permaculture principles, getting started with a piece of land, low to zero input organic farming methods, understanding soil, pest management, composting, seed saving, plant nurseries and vegetable starts, water harvesting, food forests etc.

Participants will be required to arrive on Wednesday evening or latest by 8am on Thursday. The sessions will begin at 9.00am on Thursday and end at 3 pm on Sunday.

The fee for the 4-day resident program is Rs 4,000 and includes boarding and lodging for the duration of the program. If you are interested, please write to us at ndworkshops@gmail.com to register.