Bio intensive polyculture: The regenerative gardening approach to growing more while using less, 20th October
There is nothing more rewarding than growing food to the highest possible standard for friends, family or commercially while regenerating the soil.
Home or small commercial market gardeners and urban farmers who want to produce more with less, who want develop a unique range of vegetables for market or their families and who want to achieve environmental sustainability by building soil health and conserving resources will be excited by the techniques delivered in the workshop. All the techniques you learn here are scalable from the backyard to the hectare or more.
WHEN: Sunday: October 20th
TIME: 9.30am - 1.15pm (morning tea provided)
WHERE: Braidwood NSW
This is an on-farm workshop focusing on a cool and cold climate adapted, regenerative market gardening approach which allows growers to produce more vegetables using less space while conserving resources such as water, and building healthy soils. Species Select Poly culture, as specifically developed by Bronwyn Richards of Wynlen House Urban Micro Farm, makes use of the many distinct characteristics of vegetable species and their adaptability to cool and cold climate zones, to grow a wide variety of species in the one plot.
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Who is this workshop for?
What you will learn
There are no formal requirements except a desire to grow food to the highest possible standard while regenerating the land.
The on-farm workshop is offered in Braidwood NSW, and will soon be offered online throughout Australia.
Couples discounts apply. Pay the full amount, notify us of you and your partners name, and we will refund $25 after the workshop.
All attendees will be eligible to join the Wynlen House Learn/Work Exchange program. This is program of 3 -4 hours volunteer work weekly in the market garden as an active learning opportunity. Find out more at the workshop.
Your Workshop Facilitators
Bronwyn Richards, is a successful small commercial farmer & market gardener of 14 years experience. Bron's work has a focus on sustainability, soil health, water conservation and organic growing principles. She has a life long interest in the care and welfare of domestic animals . and in her youth worked as a vet nurse. She has worked with Local Land Services, NSW, in the region to provide workshops on Basic Poultry Care and Table Poultry.
Helen Lynch, BA, DipEdStud, MEdAdmin, PostGDOEd, CertIVTAE, is an educator and online and face to face learning designer, having spent 15 years across the TAFE and University sectors designing educational experiences for adults.
All workshops offer a couples discount of $25.
Wynlen House is one of SE Australia's most successful urban micro farms, managing vegetable and poultry production since 2006.