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Shelly Beach Farm

September 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm NZDT

Learn about Organic Farm NZ – who we are, how we operate and how you can get involved.

Tour a 10-hectare mixed production farm in year 3 of its conversion to organic certification – learn about dung beetles, compost making, fish fertiliser, natural bee keeping, Biodynamic methods.

Be part of a discussion on how we can encourage organic growing in the region.

…with guest speaker Paul Candy.

Paul is a Helensville local who grew up on farms and has a long and varied career in agriculture. His lifelong passion for the environment has seen him train in permaculture design and work for Integrity Soils with internationally renowned soil expert Nicole Masters. These days he is a familiar face behind the counter as the manager of Farm Source. Paul is developing his own property to be self-sufficient using permaculture and regenerative agriculture principles. He will cover:

  • the basics of SOIL BIOLOGY
  • the principles of REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE, and how they can be applied to a growing system of any size.

For more details: bridget.organicfarmnz@gmail.com

Details

Date:
September 25
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm NZDT
Event Category:

Venue

Shelly Beach Farm
119 Shelly Beach Rd
South Head, New Zealand
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Organizer

Upper North Island
Email:
bridget.organicfarmnz@gmail.com

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