Organic Salad Growing Masterclass with Jim Cronin & Rory Magorrian
September 14, 2022
Join experienced salad growers Jim Cronin and Rory Magorrian for an in-depth, 1-day organic salad growing masterclass in Co Clare.
Salad leaf production is lucrative as a crop, is sought after by customers, requires attention to detail, and also works as a stand alone crop. Learn the ins-and-outs of salad leaf production from tutors Rory Magorrian (established producer of large volumes of salad leaves) and Jim Cronin (highly-respected salad leaf grower and market gardening expert).
The course will be held on Jim Cronin’s farm in Co Clare with examples of salad varieties visible on the day. This is the first time we have been able to run this course since 2019, so we are expecting a big demand – sign up below ASAP to secure your place.
- Date: Wednesday September 14th, 2022
- Time: 10.00am to 4.00pm
- Venue: Jim Cronin’s Farm, Ballyknavin, Bridgetown, Co Clare
- Trainers: Jim Cronin & Rory Magorrian
- Cost: €50 when you sign up through NOTS
Course Content / Topics:
- Seed sourcing
- Growing conditions
- Planting techniques
- Polytunnel production / Outdoor production
- Weed control
- Pests and diseases
- Successional sowing
- All year round production
- Financial returns
- Marketing, and more