3- Day Intensive Permaculture Workshop, Auroville TN
Contents of the Workshop: Harvesting and preparing local food; Secrets of Our Salads & Tribal Booster Juice. Circle garden Module: The circle garden is your first permaculture garden. It is a simple module that incorporates many aspects of the philosophy of natural farming and permaculture practices and the garden is easy to replicate in schools, public spaces, offices, hospitals etc. This module has a huge social and economic value by reconnecting us to essential values such as nutrition, medicinal plants, community and our relationship with mother nature. Learning how to create healthy soil, how to propagate seedlings and cuttings, Sowing seeds (fruits & vegetables) and transplanting seedlings. Urban gardening and the extension of this work with children and schools. Understand the principles behind water recycling, and how to make your own enzyme & hand soap! Learn about how to cook local foods that have been eclipsed by industrialised agriculture and reintegrate them into your diet. Learn and implement permaculture design, physiological difference and time duration between the plants- understanding rotations, intercropping, intense mulching. Exploring the economic viability of natural farming, CSA (Community Supported Agriculture), education, festivals, ecotourism, involving the community in the farm. The evenings with localicious dinner and readings from 'One Straw Revolution' by Masanobu Fukuoka & Music by Krishna from his Band 'Emergence'. Workshop Facilitator: Krishna Mckenzie Krishna Mckenzie - Krishna was born in England and has lived the last 26 years in the International township of Auroville, Tamilnadu, South Indiia. He started and runs Solitude Farm & Organic farm cafe. He is widely recognised for his work in permaculture, natural farming, local food and 'Nutritional Cultural Identity'.
NotePlease wear comfortable clothing to avoid mosquitoes and other insects. Do carry mosquito or insect repellent. You can opt not to stay at the farm overnight, however the course fee will remain the same.
Cost InclusionSession Fee Meals & Snacks Take-Home Kit Overnight stay at the farm
Cancellation Policy100% refund applicable for cancellations 5 or more days before the workshop. No refund will be processed for cancellations made after that period.

Location

Pincode - 605101
Address - Solitude Farm & Organic Kitchen, near the visitors' centre
State - Tamil Nadu
City - Auroville

Day 1 Morning: Check-in, Arrival. 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm: Lunch 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm: Introduction to the farm including harvest, salad and juice making 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm: Enjoy the juice, reading of Fukuoka 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm: Pause 7:00 pm: Reading, Discussion and enjoy dinner Day 2 6:30 am: Wake up 7:00 am: Herbal tea ready 7:30 am to 8:00 am: Introduce concepts of Intercropping, mulching, raised beds, rotations 8:00 am to 9:30 am: Begin the circle garden 9:30 am to 10:30 am: Breakfast 10:30 to 12:30 pm: Continue the circle garden 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm: Shower, rest and lunch 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm: Nursery work & Terrace (Urban) gardening. 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm: Water recycling, learning about soap 5:00 to 6/6:30 pm: Cooking with our chef 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm: Pause 7:00 pm: Reading, Discussion and dinner Day 3 7:00 am: Wake up 7:30 am: Herbal tea ready 8:00 am to 8:30 am: Concepts of Permaculture design 8:30 am to 9:30 am: Breakfast 9:30 pm to 12:30 pm: Implement permaculture design on a field, including tea break 12:30 pm to 1:00 pm: Discuss CSA, education in permaculture, tourism and seeds 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm: Lunch 3:00 pm: Departure

3- Day Intensive Permaculture Workshop, Auroville TN

Here's an intensive 3-day permaculture workshop to help you explore your relationship with nature and take the first steps on your road back to nature. The modules in this workshop will empower you to grow your own food; explore urban gardening and circle gardening. The module is suitable for both large scale and small scale farms and is also ideal for those starting their own farms. We will discuss soil, seeds, local foods, medicinal plants, recycling water, enzyme & hand soaps and the importance of celebrating permaculture.
Duration:
3 days
Start Time:
12:30 PM
Date
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