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Vegetables – sorry this workshop is now full

Ever wanted to know how to grow vegies all year around in areas where overnight winter temperatures are often below zero, with regular frosts?

The workshop is designed to help you produce food all year around in challenging climates from your kitchen or homestead garden.

Workshop activities:

All season cool climate vegetable growing

Hands-on workshop will involve:

  • Understanding your climate zone
  • Growing in all seasons
  • Bed preparation
  • When and what to plant
  • Frost protection
  • Weeding and weeding tools
  • Intensive planting and other garden practices

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You’ll go away from this workshop with some knowledge of the various organic approaches: permaculture, bio-dynamic, biological and gain a basic understanding of these different philosophies. The course aims to provide you with the practical knowledge and skills to produce food all year, from a small backyard plot to a large market garden.

What you’ll need to bring:

  • Wear warm clothing for the outdoors
  • Light weight gloves
  • Notebook and pen

Catering:

The course will be fully catered with a wholesome lunch, morning snacks as well as tea and coffee.

Included:

Course price includes printed notes and a reference list and reference materials

Your instructor:

BronwynBronwyn Richards from Wynlen House Slow Food Farm.

Since moving to Braidwood in 2002, she has established an organic four-season, slow food farm (cool climate) selling produce and raising farm animals (vegetables and meat) all year to consumers and local restaurants. She also has a strong interest in organic, sustainable and local food using agricultural systems that have environmental, economic and social outcomes.

Wynlen House produce is grown using organic and permaculture principles plus lots of loving care, in a small market garden. The focus is on growing food to be consumed locally, caring where your food comes from, how and where it is grown and how it is processed, prepared and shared. This is simple honest food of the highest quality. It is food with soul and she believes you can taste the difference.