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Planting Fresh Air: A Workshop on Indoor Air-purifying Plants - New Delhi

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This workshop will help us deal with Delhi's air pollution better, by elaborating on how what and which indoor air-purifying plants to use. Come learn about what plants to grow indoors and how we can prevent 'sick building syndrome' and overcome 'gasing off' in our little homely habitats.

Workshop Details :

Planting Fresh Air: A Workshop on Indoor Air-purifying Plants

Workshop Date: 10th Nov 2019

Timings: 10:30 am to 12:30 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:
12 and above

Language: English


Cost Inclusions:

  • Session Fee
  • Take-Home Kit:  A baby plant to take home and nurture

Itinerary : 

10:30am to 11:00am 
Why we need plants in our life? What is the idea of having plants at home?

11:00 am to 11:30 am 
How all these buildings around us making us physically and mentally sick.


11:30 am to 12:00 pm 
What are the best air purifying plants to start with?


12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Common queries - What are the best air purifying plants to start with? What plants clean air most? What kind of soil air purifier plants/house plants need? Any special soil? How much sun or light they need? How much to water and how much to fertilize?


1:00pm to 1:30pm
How to propagate? Why you should know how to do it?


 Workshop Facilitators:  Kapil Mandawewala

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

Note:

  • Parking available on first cum first serve basis
  • Please wear comfortable loose clothing

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

This workshop will help us deal with Delhi's air pollution better, by elaborating on how what and which indoor air-purifying plants to use. Come learn about what plants to grow indoors and how we can prevent 'sick building syndrome' and overcome 'gasing off' in our little homely habitats.

Workshop Details :

Planting Fresh Air: A Workshop on Indoor Air-purifying Plants

Workshop Date: 10th Nov 2019

Timings: 10:30 am to 12:30 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:
12 and above

Language: English


Cost Inclusions:

  • Session Fee
  • Take-Home Kit:  A baby plant to take home and nurture

Itinerary : 

10:30am to 11:00am 
Why we need plants in our life? What is the idea of having plants at home?

11:00 am to 11:30 am 
How all these buildings around us making us physically and mentally sick.


11:30 am to 12:00 pm 
What are the best air purifying plants to start with?


12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Common queries - What are the best air purifying plants to start with? What plants clean air most? What kind of soil air purifier plants/house plants need? Any special soil? How much sun or light they need? How much to water and how much to fertilize?


1:00pm to 1:30pm
How to propagate? Why you should know how to do it?


 Workshop Facilitators:  Kapil Mandawewala

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

Note:

  • Parking available on first cum first serve basis
  • Please wear comfortable loose clothing

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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