Garden Classes At The Institute Of Sustainable Nutrition

Nigel Palmer and The Institute of Sustainable Nutrition (TIOSN.com) will offer classes in the garden at Holcomb Farm, West Granby Ct. (next to the Work Shop). Classes will be hands on, open to all who are interested and include a question and answer segment. Principles covered are scalable to the farm or garden.

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Program Outline: October 8, 2016, 10:00 – 12:00

An interactive discussion about the plant models we use to make agricultural decisions, the rhizosphere and measuring the quality of the produce we eat using the refractive index. We will demonstrate the use of the refractometer so bring something to measure. We will prepare a bed for planting using the material available. Sustainable amendments that you can make at home or on the farm will be introduced. Finally, a general discussion based on your questions will complete the program.

 

Program outline: November 5, 2016, 1:00 – 3:00

An interactive discussion about the soil’s exchange capacity needed mineral proportions and feeding the soil biology as well as the plant. We will conduct a soil test, discuss lab selection and then plant garlic for next years harvest. We will continue to introduce sustainable amendments that you can make at home or on the farm. Finally, a general discussion based on your questions will complete the program.

Cost $20 per class, RSVP 860-764-9070

Bring your curiosity, questions and a friend.

The Institute Of Sustainable Nutrition

Holcomb Farm

113 Simsbury Rd

West Granby, CT 06090

www.tiosn.com

860-764-9070

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