Gardening & Seed Saving Workshop

Event Organiser: 
Resilient Living & Trish Allen from Rainbow Valley Farm Trust
Bioregion: 
Auckland

In this workshop, Trish Allen will cover the basics of growing your own organic veges in 3 simple steps: Prepare, Plant, Nourish. Everything you need to know to build confidence in your growing skills, including soil fertility, crop rotation and companion planting. We’ll also cover saving our own seeds – collecting, processing and storing.

Trish Allen and Guenther Andraschko are running their third annual internationally recognised modular Permaculture Design Certificate course plus additional optional practical permaculture workshops. The course content covers a range of essential permaculture themes during the Theory Days and supplementary Practical Workshop days over one Saturday and Sunday respectively.

This one-day practical workshop is part of a series of practical sessions linked to the Matakana Modular PDC presented. Anyone is welcome to attend the Practical Workshop days to gain hands-on skills related to permaculture practices.

For more information about the full Modular PDC or other practical workshops email pdcmatakana@gmail.com or see the full scope of the Modular PDC programme see https://docs.google.com/.../2PACX-1vQAEE5yGI7EcM...

***About the main Tutors:

Trish Allen is a Permaculture NZ affiliated teacher and holds a Diploma in Permaculture. She has over 30 years’ experience as a permaculture practitioner including establishing the award-winning Rainbow Valley Farm with her late husband Joe Polaischer. The farm demonstrated permaculture in action and inspired thousands. Trish has now moved on and established a village-scale model of permaculture and shares her knowledge by teaching permaculture-related courses and workshops. She is also co-founder of Mahurangi Wastebusters which aims to divert waste from landfill and promotes a circular economy.

Guenther Andraschko is a Permaculture NZ affiliated teacher. He is an experienced workshop facilitator, earth builder, permaculture and landscape designer with over 25 years’ experience in designing and creating unique outdoor environments utilising permaculture ethics & principles. Guenther brings a wealth of practical knowledge and experience and enjoys supporting others to realise their own permaculture projects and aspirations.

Dates: 
Sunday, September 11, 2022 - 09:00 to 16:00
Location / Venue: 

Matakana Valley Road, Matakana 0985

Cost: 
$155
More Info: 
https://www.facebook.com/TrishRainbowValley/events