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Introductory Courses on Sustainable Agriculture for City Farmers 2017 (Sep-Oct)
Sat, September 23 2017
10:00 - 16:00
Kadoorie Farm & Botanic Garden - Lam Kam Road, Tai Po
 

Nature / Objectives
Farming within a city landscape can play an important role in enhancing food security combined with the joyful experience of producing delicious food. This 3-day course has been designed to promote understanding of the potentials of city farming and to provide the basic skills for growing one's own food in a sustainable way.

Content

  • Concept of Peak Oil, Climate Change and Food System
  • Permaculture Principles
  • Design of a Community Garden
  • Site visit of KFBG's sustainable farming practice
  • Soil conservation and No-Dig Garden
  • Seasonal crop planting
  • Compost and Organic Waste Recovery
  • Pest Control
  • Nursery and Container Garden
  • Basic Farming Technique
  • Realize models of community supported agriculture

Target Group / No. of Participants
Age: 18 or above / Course size: 25 person (first come first served)

Date / Time
This is a 3-day course.

* Course dates

Application

23 Sep, 7 & 21 Oct 2017

Please refer to Chinese version

*Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm

Language
Cantonese

Venue
Kadoorie Farm & Botanic Garden - Lam Kam Road, Tai Po

Fee
Please refer to Chinese version

Application
Please refer to Chinese version

Enquiry
Please contact the Sustainable Living and Agriculture Department at (852) 2483 7161 or sla@kfbg.org