Two day Food Forest Course

Specialist - Forest gardening
Summary information

Learn about starting your very own food forest and off grid farm while experiencing community living on a permaculture project. Enjoy daily yoga and meditation practice amongst the beautiful Portuguese countryside!

19th March – 19th April 2019 One Month food forest course
19th October – 26th October – One week food forest course
31st October – 1st November – Two day food forest course

Two day Course Cost: EUR 75 early bird (100 normal)
Plus 10 eur per night per person overnight stay and food in a tent
Caravans available for rent for extra 10 EUR per night per person

Keela Yoga Farm have several small food forests planted over the past three years with different goals. Laurence has been teaching food forest courses there for three years and would like to invite you to learn how to design your own food forest and learn from what he has been doing.

Course Outline during the course
- Enjoy a tour of our food forests, reforestation program, natural buildings and the farm
- Design and help to expand a new food forest
- Learn how to draw to scale drawings for design and planning
- Learn about the food soil web, how to make organic fertilisers and cultivate microbiology for the soil
- Discover how to properly research trees and their companions
- Learn how to design guilds and a food forest
- Plant trees and guilds based on your design in the food forest
- Propagate perennials to plant into next year’s food forests
- Learn how to design, select and buy irrigation systems
- Plan and perform earthworks for water catchment, swales or ponds
- Learn how to make compost piles, organic fertilisers and how to breed fungi and bacteria for the soil (teas)

What else is included:
- Healthy meals with lots of produce from our own land
- Daily yoga, meditation and pranayama classes with on site yoga teachers

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31 October 2019
1 November 2019
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