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Edible Routes

Intensive Urban Farming - 2 day workshop - New Delhi - 23rd and 24th Nov

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In this hands-on workshop, you will be learning all there is to know about creating your own edible garden. From sowing, planting, through weeding, fertilizing, and pest management, to harvesting, and composting, you will learn how to design your urban garden.  You'll also learn to create the potting mix you need, and chose the companion plants which will keep your veggies happy and healthy.  Basically everything you need to go homegrown!

Workshop Details :

Intensive Urban Farming (2 Day workshop)

Workshop Date: 23rd- 24th Nov 2019

Timings: 10 am 4 pm

Location: Edible Routes - Jupax farm (formerly Nilgiri Farm) Spring Lane, Green Ave St, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi, Delhi 110070

Google Maps Link

Age Group:
15 and above

Language: English

Cost Inclusions:

  • Session Fee
  • Vegetarian Lunch (2 days)
  • Workshop Equipment: Soil, neemkhali, vermiculite, cocopeat, sand, seeds, saplings, gardening tools
  • Take-Home Kit: A comprehensive manual to guide you through garden set-up and maintenance + 2 gobar pots: one-seeded and one with a sapling

Itinerary : 

DAY 1
10:00 am to 12:30 pm 
Intro to Kitchen Garden: Why grow your own food.
How to set up your kitchen garden, Site Selection and Design.

12:30 pm to 1:30 pm 
Understanding the right potting mix for your kitchen garden.


1:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Lunch
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Learn to identify plants.
Learn to identify seeds and spacing between then while planting.
Q&A

DAY 2
10:00 am to 12:30 pm 
Understanding Companion Planting
Learn watering, weeding and harvesting.

12:30 pm to 1:30 pm 
Harvesting (theory + activity)

1:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Lunch
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Understanding pest and disease management

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Manuring and Fertilizing

Contents of the workshop:

1. Intro to Kitchen Garden. Why grow your own food.
2. How to set up your kitchen garden, Site Selection and Design.
3. Understanding the right potting mix for your kitchen garden.
4. Learn to identify plants.
5. Learn to identify seeds and spacing between then while planting.
6. Understanding Companion Planting
7. Learn watering, weeding and harvesting.
8. Understanding pest and disease management
9. Manuring and Fertilizing




 Workshop Facilitators: Kapil Mandawewala, Nabanita Bajaj 

Kapil studied Management of Information Systems & Finance from the University of Texas at Austin (1999-2003). He then worked for Deloitte Consulting in San Francisco as a Senior Consultant for five years. In 2008, Kapil relocated to Gujarat to start organic farming at his 22-acre farmland. During the next five years, he established a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) system through which residents could buy local, seasonal, and fresh produce directly from the farm. He then founded Edible Routes in 2012 with the aim to help more and more people to grow their own food. Kapil has trained with Bhaskar Save in 2011, and in greenhouse cultivation from the Horticulture Training Centre in Talegaon, Maharashtra in 2012. Between 2012 and 2014, Kapil participated in the Shod Yatras in Mizoram, Manipur and Punjab with Prof. Anil Gupta, IIM Ahmedabad. He obtained his Permaculture Design Certificate in 2014 after training with Rico Zook and Permaculture Teachers Training certificate in 2018 after training with Rosemary Morrow. He has created more than 500 edible gardens and manages 20 farms in and around Delhi with his team.

Nabanita or as she is fondly known 'Julie' has been passionate about gardening since childhood. From a family of avid kitchen gardeners, she grew up watching her Permaculturist father in action. A firm believer of bringing people together through gardening she oversees many things at Edible Routes including supervising kitchen garden operations, the planting division, workshops and farm management. She received her Permaculture Design certificate from Narssana Koppula, the pioneer of Indian Permaculture in November 2016 and her Advanced Permaculture Design Skills, Mapping to Scale and Landscape Graphics from Raya Cole in December 2017. She was invited as a resource person to train women self-help group in Majuli island, Assam and by the Northeast Rural Livelihood Project (NERLP) to train hill farmers in Nagaland in 2017.

Note:

  • *Parking available on first cum first serve basis
  • *Please wear comfortable loose clothing
  • *Food provided will be 100% veg only

Cancellation policy:

50% refund on or before seven days from the date of the event. No cancellation permitted a week before the workshop.

About the Product

In this hands-on workshop, you will be learning all there is to know about creating your own edible garden. From sowing, planting, through weeding, fertilizing, and pest management, to harvesting, and composting, you will learn how to design your urban garden.  You'll also learn to create the potting mix you need, and chose the companion plants which will keep your veggies happy and healthy.  Basically everything you need to go homegrown!

Workshop Details :

Intensive Urban Farming (2 Day workshop)

Workshop Date: 23rd- 24th Nov 2019

Timings: 10 am 4 pm

Location: Edible Routes - Jupax farm (formerly Nilgiri Farm) Spring Lane, Green Ave St, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi, Delhi 110070

Google Maps Link

Age Group:
15 and above

Language: English

Cost Inclusions:

  • Session Fee
  • Vegetarian Lunch (2 days)
  • Workshop Equipment: Soil, neemkhali, vermiculite, cocopeat, sand, seeds, saplings, gardening tools
  • Take-Home Kit: A comprehensive manual to guide you through garden set-up and maintenance + 2 gobar pots: one-seeded and one with a sapling

Itinerary : 

DAY 1
10:00 am to 12:30 pm 
Intro to Kitchen Garden: Why grow your own food.
How to set up your kitchen garden, Site Selection and Design.

12:30 pm to 1:30 pm 
Understanding the right potting mix for your kitchen garden.


1:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Lunch
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Learn to identify plants.
Learn to identify seeds and spacing between then while planting.
Q&A

DAY 2
10:00 am to 12:30 pm 
Understanding Companion Planting
Learn watering, weeding and harvesting.

12:30 pm to 1:30 pm 
Harvesting (theory + activity)

1:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Lunch
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Understanding pest and disease management

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Manuring and Fertilizing

Contents of the workshop:

1. Intro to Kitchen Garden. Why grow your own food.
2. How to set up your kitchen garden, Site Selection and Design.
3. Understanding the right potting mix for your kitchen garden.
4. Learn to identify plants.
5. Learn to identify seeds and spacing between then while planting.
6. Understanding Companion Planting
7. Learn watering, weeding and harvesting.
8. Understanding pest and disease management
9. Manuring and Fertilizing




 Workshop Facilitators: Kapil Mandawewala, Nabanita Bajaj 

Kapil studied Management of Information Systems & Finance from the University of Texas at Austin (1999-2003). He then worked for Deloitte Consulting in San Francisco as a Senior Consultant for five years. In 2008, Kapil relocated to Gujarat to start organic farming at his 22-acre farmland. During the next five years, he established a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) system through which residents could buy local, seasonal, and fresh produce directly from the farm. He then founded Edible Routes in 2012 with the aim to help more and more people to grow their own food. Kapil has trained with Bhaskar Save in 2011, and in greenhouse cultivation from the Horticulture Training Centre in Talegaon, Maharashtra in 2012. Between 2012 and 2014, Kapil participated in the Shod Yatras in Mizoram, Manipur and Punjab with Prof. Anil Gupta, IIM Ahmedabad. He obtained his Permaculture Design Certificate in 2014 after training with Rico Zook and Permaculture Teachers Training certificate in 2018 after training with Rosemary Morrow. He has created more than 500 edible gardens and manages 20 farms in and around Delhi with his team.

Nabanita or as she is fondly known 'Julie' has been passionate about gardening since childhood. From a family of avid kitchen gardeners, she grew up watching her Permaculturist father in action. A firm believer of bringing people together through gardening she oversees many things at Edible Routes including supervising kitchen garden operations, the planting division, workshops and farm management. She received her Permaculture Design certificate from Narssana Koppula, the pioneer of Indian Permaculture in November 2016 and her Advanced Permaculture Design Skills, Mapping to Scale and Landscape Graphics from Raya Cole in December 2017. She was invited as a resource person to train women self-help group in Majuli island, Assam and by the Northeast Rural Livelihood Project (NERLP) to train hill farmers in Nagaland in 2017.

Note:

  • *Parking available on first cum first serve basis
  • *Please wear comfortable loose clothing
  • *Food provided will be 100% veg only

Cancellation policy:

50% refund on or before seven days from the date of the event. No cancellation permitted a week before the workshop.

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