Boschendal Food Growing Workshop 10th September 2016

7O6A1063Food Growing Workshop – The Boschendal Werf Garden

Boschendal Farm is hosting a full day workshop covering all the basics you require to convert your home garden into a sustainable and bountiful space filled with beautiful, nutritional, organically grown produce.

Megan McCarthy -4Megan McCarthy, Curator of The Werf Garden

The hands on workshop is hosted by Megan McCarthy who oversees the beautiful 2 hectare Werf Food Garden on the farm. Megan will share her practical experience in organic food production as well as permaculture in an urban environment and cover topics including seedling production, how to start and manage a worm farm, using chickens in your garden, companion planting, as well as beneficial soil microbes and how these form an integral part of soil and plant health.

Karen Parkin, a seed saving and compost making expert, will show you how to construct your own compost system and elaborate on how to restore & care for your soil

The cost of the workshop includes a seedling starter kit, companion plants, beneficial microbes, lots of fun and laughter, and a light lunch. Vegetarian options are available.

What to bring
Good waterproof shoes, Hat, Sunblock, Water bottle and  container to transport your new worm family back home.

Date 10 September 2016
Time 09h00 – 17h00
Cost R935 per person

7O6A1061View of The Werf Restaurant

For bookings please contact +27 (0) 21 870 4273 or

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