Organic Market Garden Courses 2017
It was such a successful program last year, that we are offering 2 courses this year! Come on down to the farm and join Market Gardener, Adam Schick for a week long intensive into what it takes to become a producer. Adam has been a successful market gardener for the past 17 years on Linnaea Farm! Check out his teaching style!
The world is starved for people able to enrich the planet while improving soil and human ecology.You’ve dreamed of making a right livelihood growing food and raising livestock but are unsure of how to take the next step.
This summer at LINNAEA FARM we offer you 2 – weeklong programs to inoculate you with ideas and techniques to get your garden growing!
Free yourself from looming food cost increases and shortages by producing your own food. Go home knowing how to create your own market garden with delicious vegetables and fruits, while shifting away from dependence on imported food. Contribute toward sustainable food production. This hands on week long course at beautiful Linnaea Farm inoculates you with ideas and techniques to get your garden growing!
TOPICS COVERED: Sense of Place, phenology, planning & marketing, seed sowing and saving, record keeping, animal husbandry, compost & making the most of soil, pests & weeds, practical permaculture and year round cropping.
The days will be filled with lectures and hands-on training in the field to reinforce and give context to the lessons.