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Organic Market Gardening Workshop

When:

Sat 27 Aug 2016, 10:00am–5:00pm

Where: Innermost Gardens Site, Lawson Place, Mt Victoria, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Workshop Registration: $147.00 ($140.00 + $7.00 fees)
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Listed by: nivat6l

In this comprehensive workshop, you will familiarise yourself with what it takes to run a successful market garden, and learn how to do it.

Yotam and Niva Kay, are growing intensively year round on a ¼ acre. This past year they grew more than 7,500kg of produce and grossed sales of over $50,000, in their first season on their new site.

Learn how to grow superb salad mixes, microgreens, seasonal vegetables and edible flowers!

In the workshop we will cover the following:
- Setting up infrastructure, growing strategies, soil fertility, crop planning, tools, weeding, harvesting, and post-harvesting.
- Growing, producing and selling: Salads & Microgreens.
- The growing business: Management tools, marketing, working with restaurants, and selling at the farmers market.

The workshop includes innovative tool demonstrations such as Greens harvester & drill Tilther.

Is this workshop for you?
If you are dreaming, interested or already growing food for market in your backyard or farm, you will surely get inspired and equipped to doing it better!

About Yotam Kay:
Dip. Permaculture design. Started his horticultural career in 2005, and since has been teaching sustainable gardening in schools, community gardens, and Permaculture design courses.

Yotam had worked as the garden manager for commercial seed saving garden and for a 30-acre market garden. Passionate about growing nourishing foods and making a living do so.

Organic morning & afternoon tea included. Bring your own lunch.

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