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NOA Course: Introduction to Organic Vegetable Growing
The Namibian Organic Association (NOA) invites you to attend an Introduction to Organic Vegetable Growing course on Saturday, 4 November 2017.
The Namibian Organic Association (NOA) invites you to attend a training course on basic composting techniques, earthworms and using effective micro-organisms to improve your soil and plant health.
The course will be held in Okahandja, starting at 7:30 for 8:00 am and finishing at 13.00 pm.
During the course you will be introduced to:
- How to prepare and manage compost
- Using effective micro-organisms to improve the soil and plant health
- Recycling garden and kitchen waste
- How to make an earthworm farm
- Growing your own seedlings and planning your vegetable garden
- Drought management practices including recycling water from your bathroom and kitchen.
Who should attend?
Anyone interested in growing their own food.
The course will be a combination of theory and practicals, so please come in old clothes and be prepared to get dirty. Remember your hat and water bottle, plus notebook, pen and pencil.
The course facilitator is Manjo Krige, Co-founder and Chairperson of the NOA. Manjo has been working in organic agriculture and growing organic herbs and vegetables for twelve years.
The course fee is N$450.00 per person, including coffee, tea and an organic lunch.
Please book by Tuesday, 31 October 2017 by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Seats are limited.