Intro to No Dig Market Gardening with Richard Perkins

Join pioneering farmer and author of “Regenerative Agriculture” Richard Perkins for this in-depth 1-day online course on No Dig Market Gardening from the comfort of your own home. Across four 90 minute interactive sessions on Thursday February 25th 2021, Richard will outline his no-dig methods – including ample time for interaction and Q&A throughout the day.

This intensive online programme focuses on blending the best planning techniques and tools with the best soil care methods. The course will look at planting to harvesting techniques, prepping beds to preparing new land, as well as all the tools, planning and infrastructure needed to get started efficiently and productively.

NOTS are offering a once-off 50% funded rate for this online course – with three price points – €30 for the “course only” fee, €60 for the course + an electronic copy of Richard’s seminal book “Regenerative Agriculture” – and €90 for the course plus a full hardcover copy of the book delivered to your door.

  • When: Thursday February 25th, 2021
  • Where: Online / Distance Learning from the comfort of your own home / anywhere with an internet connection
  • What time: The course runs for 4 x 90 minute sessions:
    • Session 1: 9.00am – 10.30am
    • Session 2: 11.00am – 12.30pm
    • Session 3: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
    • Session 4: 4.00pm – 5.30pm
  • Cost: With NOTS 50% funding this programme, it is available (for Irish residents) at these great prices:
    • Course Rate: €30
    • Course + electronic copy of “Regenerative Agriculture” – €60
    • Course + physical copy of “Regenerative Agriculture” – €90

Course Content / Topics:

  • Bed formation and preparation
  • Planning the farm layout
  • Overview of farm operations
  • The right tools for the job
  • Choosing what crops to grow
  • Working smart
  • Soil, Composts and Nutrition
  • Making different composts
  • Microgreens
  • Planning a Market Garden
  • Rotations and planting plans
  • Succession cropping
  • Monitoring the plan
  • Washing/ Packing/ Storing produce
  • Marketing and selling your produce
  • CSA’s/ Markets/ Restaurants/ Buying clubs

In addition to this Poultry Production course, we are also running 1-day courses with Richard on Pastured Egg Production on January 28th, and a course on Pastured Broilers / Table Birds / Poultry Production on February 11th! This is an incredible opportunity to get 2021 off to a cracking start with one of the leading experts in the field.

Sign up now, or contact us at info@nots.ie for more information.

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