An 8-Day Course where you learn how to create your own Profitable Market Garden!
Part-Time weekend courses available as well.
Some of the Skill Sets you’ll be learning:
– Sustainable and profitable market/kitchen gardening techniques
– Harvest and Market preparation
– Annual, Perennial, Bi-annual Food Production (Vegetables, Salads, Fruit, Herbs and flowers)
*Maximum of 8 spots per course available.
*Prices are all inclusive full room and board, handouts, vegetarian breakfast, lunch and dinner, tea/coffee, treats, all excursions and transport and shared three star accommodations at the Cape Dutch Quarters.
Garden philosophies – values & principles (theories)
Types of produce
Soil and its inputs
Food garden design principles
Pests & Diseases
Nursery & Propagation
Apps, Technology, Tools & Implements
The business of Market Gardening
Kitchen & Culinary Skills
Morning Sessions : Our Morning Sessions are focused in the Nursery & Garden. Here we hone in on what is needed in order to gain success & the needed skills required to make sure your Produce growths healthy & organically!
Afternoon Sessions: We do Classroom Style Learning in the gardens to sharpen our knowledge by seeing things in action. Workshops and educational farm visits are also done during these sessions to give you a huge exposure to different methods and approaches used by various Experts.
Evening Sessions: Our Kitchen Master Classes will surely be a huge bonus in showing you how to do Food preparation and develop preservation skills to make sure that you get the MOST out of your organically grown Produce!
Foraging for Food
Growing & harvesting nut trees
Cut flower & Protea farms
Tulbagh Dried Fruits – processing plant
Tulbagh Honey Farm
Vindoux Organics – Tulbagh based organic commercial vegetable farm
Eikelaan Farm – Tulbagh based organic commercial vegetable farm
White Mountain Farms – Worsley based organic commercial vegetable farm
White Bridge Farm – Worsley aquaponics organic salad production
Porterville Farmers market.