Organic Farming Principles (Clare – July)

Event Date:

July 14, 2023

Event Time:

5:00 pm

Event Location:

Milltown Malbay Community Centre

Please note: This course is now SOLD OUT. We have multiple other sessions of this course available throughout the year. Click HERE for our full course list.

Learn what’s involved in converting to organic farming with this 25-hour / 2-weekend course in Organic Production Principles. Taught by Grace Maher, the practical organic course is QQI Level 5 certified, and is accepted to gain access onto the Organic Farming Scheme.

The course will run in the Miltown Malbay Community Centre, Milltown Malbay, Co Clare, across two weekends, Friday / Saturday July 14th, 15th, 28th and 29th.

Please note, places are limited, so sign up ASAP to confirm your place.

Course Cost: €200 when you sign up through NOTS

Course Timetable:

Weekend 1:

  • Friday July 14th (Classroom Session 5.00pm – 9:30pm)
  • Saturday July 15th (Classroom Sessions + Organic Farm Visit 9.00am —4.00pm)

Weekend 2 :

  • Friday July 28th (Classroom Session 5.00pm – 9:30pm)
  • Saturday July 29th (Classroom Sessions + Organic Farm Visit + Examination – 9.00am —4.00pm)

Course Content / Modules:

  • Review the origin and history of organic production
  • State the principles of organic production
  • Interpret the Organic Standards
  • How to complete an organic conversion plan
  • Assess the economic viability and market opportunities for organic production.
  • Preparing a business plan for farmers considering conversion
  • Background to organic production
  • Principles of organic production
  • Organic Standards
  • Economics of organic production
  • Organic Scheme requirements
No More Seats Available

Event Location:

Total Seats: 25
  • Milltown Malbay Community Centre
  • Church Street
  • Miltown Malbay
  • Co Clare
  • V95 W93R

Event Schedule Details

  • July 14, 2023 5:00 pm
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