Introduction To Urban Farming – a hands-on Workshop
What’s the difference between a kyaari and a raised bed?
What’s an ideal gamla size to grow pumpkins?
How much should I mulch my mooli?
What’s the difference between gudaee and nindaee?
Join us at the Edible Routes farm – Farm 8 – to answer all these questions and more in this practical workshop on growing vegetables, fruits and herbs at home.
Roll up your sleeves and get ready to learn the basics of running a kitchen garden, from sowing, planting and weeding to harvesting and composting. As you will be working on a 1-acre farm and ongoing permaculture project we guarantee you will not leave this workshop without getting your hands muddy.
What you’ll take away from this workshop:
– Confidence to start your own edible garden
– Excitement about plants
– The opportunity to work in a khet
– A handout to answer your gardening questions at home
– 2 gobar pots: one seeded, one saplinged
– Your nails full of mitti!
Kapil Mandawewala studied at the University of Texas, Austin and worked with Deloitte Consulting in San Francisco for five years before returning to India in 2008 to start organic farming in his twenty acre family farm in Gujarat. He then started Sajeevfresh [now Edible Routes] in 2010 with the mission of spreading healthy, nutritious and fresh food and building strong communities that are self-reliant.
When: Saturday, July 29, 2017; 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Where: Farm No. 8, Aya Nagar Phase 5, Delhi
How much: 850 Rs.
Early bird discount: 800 Rs. (before July 14)
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