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Pest Management

August 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Are you tired of pests eating your edible plants before you can? Have you tried all natural ways to get rid of them, but they don’t seem to work?

We have something in store for you! Edible Routes is offering just what you need for healthy plants: an ‘all about pests and solutions’ session with our expert, Kapil. In this Pest Management workshop you will learn about common local pests, why they infest your plants, the problems and symptoms of pest invasion and key natural solutions to befriend them.

Why is it important to befriend pests? – Pests aren’t a problem, they’re our friends as long as you manage them right! Less than 1% of bugs compete with us for food so you have nothing to worry about. Adequate pest and disease management demands an understanding of the dynamic biological system in which a plant exists. Pest populations become a problem because of an imbalance in the environment.

Focus of the workshop:

– The difference between chemical pest control and biological pest control
– How do the natural pest control solutions work?
– Different types and levels of natural pest control
– Beneficial vs Non-beneficial Pests
– Integrated Pest Management

Quick details:
Date: 30th August, 2020
Time: 11 am – 12:30 pm
Facilitator: Kapil Mandawewala
Fee: 250/- only
5 workshops – “My Edible Kitchen” @ 999/- only
Recordings of “My Kitchen Garden” @ 1499/- only

This is the last session of the 5-part series: “My Edible Kitchen”. Through this series, you will delve into individual aspects of kitchen garden maintenance and build a strong connection to your plants. Click here to know more: http://https://rzp.io/l/My-Edible-Kitchen-Garden

About the facilitator:

Kapil – Founder, CEO , Edible Routes

Kapil studied Management of Information Systems & Finance from the University of Texas at Austin (1999-2003). He then worked for Deloitte Consulting in San Francisco as a Senior Consultant for five years.

In 2008, Kapil relocated to Gujarat to start organic farming at his 22-acre farmland. During the next five years, he established a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) system through which residents could buy local, seasonal, and fresh produce directly from the farm. He then founded Edible Routes in 2015 with the aim to help more and more people grow their own food.

Kapil has trained with Bhaskar Save in 2011, and in greenhouse cultivation from the Horticulture Training Centre in Talegaon, Maharashtra in 2012. Between 2012 and 2014, Kapil participated in the Shod Yatras in Mizoram, Manipur and Punjab with Prof. Anil Gupta, IIM Ahmedabad. He obtained his Permaculture Design Certificate in 2014 after training with Rico Zook. Since 2018, Kapil is a certified by Rosemary Morrow as a ‘Permaculture Teacher and Designer’.

With the Edible Routes team, he has created more than 1000 edible gardens and manages 25 farms in Delhi, NCR, Uttarakhand, Orissa, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Gujarat.

About Edible Routes:

Edible Routes is an earth and people friendly business and we see a world where all our food is grown close to us and by people known to us. This is a place with a strong sense of community, delicious organic food and happy souls.

Our journey began in 2015 with a dream of enabling every person to grow their own organic and sustainable food on their terrace gardens, balconies and homes. It fills our heart with happiness to have been able to provide so many families all over Delhi NCR the joy of eating healthy, growing organic food in their kitchen gardens and building a community of urban farmers.

At Edible Routes through services where we design home kitchen gardens, farm management, restoration of degraded land, water harvesting, workshops, helping people grow organic food in miniature farmlets and by providing natural and organic gardening products we are moving towards creating a world of conscious and healthy people who care for themselves and the earth.

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August 30
11:00 am - 12:30 pm