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Soil, Plant, and Farm Methodology Course
March 26 @ 1:00 pm - March 27 @ 5:30 pm
The eleventh annual (2022) spring course for farmers, gardeners, and others interested in the world of soil and plant health and function. This course covers foundational and current soil science, crop science, and soil maintenance principles with a focus on organic/regenerative/sustainable farming methodology.
For Who? This material will be accessible and stimulating for any kind of grower from any background (farming, gardening, etc). Although the material may be challenging for the beginner it will be presented with an introductory focus.
What’s Covered? See below for a detailed description of the syllabus.
Where Abouts? We will be offering class virtually this year.
What Days and Time? Course will be offered virtually during the weekend of March 26th and 27th. There are two classes per day (four classes total), each running about 1.5-2 hours. Class will start at 1pm and end around 5-5:30pm (half hour break between classes).
What’s the Charge? Current sliding scale is a requested $75-$ 150. Please pay what you can afford. None are turned away
How Do I Register? Please make sure you are available for both days of class before registering. They are complementary. Register using Eventbrite here.
Instructor? Classes are led by Big Train Farm owner/manager John Kenny. John has over 20 years of experience as an organic farmer as well as an academic background in biology and chemistry. John approaches this course with a farmer to farmer/gardner focus. All though the course is science-heavy it will be presented in familiar context and analogy. For more info on John and the methods of Big Train Farm use this link.