This two-day course provides an overview of the principles and practices of biological farming. Our goal is to build upon your knowledge and experience to find ways to increase the health of your soil and crops for greater yields, healthier produce and better marketability. Nearly 2,000 growers have attended the course over the past five years; our attendance continues to grow thanks to word-of-mouth promotion of the course by previous attendees!
This workshop is participation-based with questions and answers, designed for farmers, growers, and gardeners of any type to learn current research and proven methods, and go step-by-step through the processes that will lead to optimum crop health and sustained yield.
Dates: March 4-5, 2016
Time: 9:00 - 4:30pm daily (with a 2-hour lunch & dinner break)
Location: The Permaculture Skills Center, 2185 Gravenstein Hwy South, Sebastopol, CA
Cost: Early Bird (deadline January 1, 2017) $175
Regular Tuition: $200
Please contact our program coordinator Lee, at email@example.com for more information about our famers and/or BFA member discount.
The instructor, Dan Kittredge, is Executive Director of the Bionutrient Food Association. The son of one of the prominent leaders in the organic movement, Dan has been an organic farmer since childhood. His experience managing organic farms and developing sustainable agriculture techniques has connected him to farmers in Central America, Russia, India and the United States. Dan is passionate about raising the quality of nutrition in our food supply through collaboration with committed individuals, businesses, and organizations that support the value of people growing and eating really good food.