Living Soil course

Start: Monday, July 1, 2013 - 1:01am Location: Schumacher College, Devon

A five day course set in the beautiful Devon countryside, combining practical, experimental and theoretical activities including; soil conservation practices, farming systems, soil health sampling methods, composting techniques as well as discussions about soil and spirituality, soil ecology and managing soils for a 'low carbon' future.

As many gardeners know, a healthy soil is the key to sustainable food production, and this course emphasises the importance of healthy soil, along with some of the leading voices in Permaculture and organic growing. Among the speakers are Patrick Whitefield, author of The Earth Care Manual, Charles Dowding, author of Organic Gardening: The Natural No-dig Way, Stephen Harding, author of Animate Earth and resident ecologist at the college, Bethan Stagg.

add comment

Log in or register to post comments