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Market Gardening Workshop

Market Gardening Workshop

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When:

  • Sat 6 Aug ’16, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Where:

Kauaeranga Valley, Kauaeranga Valley Rd, Thames

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • MG Workshop 6/8/16: $143.50

Website:

Pakaraka Farm

In this comprehensive workshop, you will familiarise yourself with what it takes to run a successful market garden, and learn how to do it.

Yotam and Niva Kay, are growing intensively year round on a ¼ acre. This past year they grew more than 7,000kg of produce and grossed sales of over $50,000, in their first season on their new site.

Learn how to grow superb salad mixes, microgreens, seasonal vegetables and edible flowers.

In the workshop we will cover the following:

- Setting up infrastructure, growing strategies, soil fertility, crop planning, tools, weeding, harvesting, and post harvesting.
- Growing, producing and selling: Salads & Microgreens.
- The growing business: Management tools, marketing, working with restaurants, and selling at the farmers market.

The workshop includes a tour of Adama Organic Gardens, and tool demonstrations.

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