Jan 25-26, 2019: SURREY – Regenerative Agriculture & Soil Health Workshop

Posted by Michalina Hunter on December 10, 2018

Regenerative Agriculture and Soil Workshop

Intensive 2-day Workshop on Regenerative Agriculture and Soil Health

What: An intensive 2-day workshop on Regenerative Agriculture and Soil Health
When: January 25 – 26 2019
Where: Surrey, BC
This workshop has a limited capacity of 30 participants.

What this workshop offers

With the workshop’s heavy focus on regenerative agriculture and soil health, participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of how to appropriately engage with their water management systems while promoting plant fertility governed mainly by soil biology.

Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of:

  • Farm planning and management
  • Streamlining farming operations with regenerative design
  • Water management and farm hydrology
  • Fundamentals of soil ecology and microbiology’s role in plant production
  • Integrated pest management and promotion of biodiversity
  • Regenerative agriculture for business growth and how to effectively market your business

Who this workshop is for

  • Small to medium scale farmers
  • Greenhouse operators
  • Small-scale ranchers
  • Backyard gardeners
  • Individuals with general interest in regenerative agriculture, permaculture, soil ecology, or agroecology

Why sign-up

We will provide a platform for making better decisions that will mutually benefit both yourself and the landscape using the foundations of regenerative agriculture and soil ecology.

The goals of this workshop are to provide the participants with methods and techniques on how they can:

  • Improve yields
  • Produce higher quality crops
  • Reduce costs
  • Reduce maintenance and management workload
  • Be better environmental stewards

Workshop Fee

This workshop has a limited capacity of 30 participants.

$350/person

This fee includes:

  • Delicious lunch, coffee, tea and snacks on both days
  • 1-hr post-workshop consultation with Ryan Hill of Permanent Consulting
  • 1 basic soil food web analysis from Jo Tobias of RootShoot Soils

$275/person
This fee includes:

  • Delicious lunch, coffee, tea and snacks on both days

We can provide a nut, gluten and/or dairy free option, however, we cannot guarantee cross contamination. People with severe allergies are kindly asked to provide their own food. Thank you for your understanding.

Out-of-town participants

A Rocha will also be offering accommodation for participants travelling from out of town. There are 5 guestrooms available – $60/night for single or $80/night for double occupancy. Breakfast is included.

Please contact Ute Lindenlauf at 778.291.2500 or ute.lindenlauf@arocha.ca for bookings.

For more details visit:

Please direct questions to: jo@rootshootdesign.com

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