Current & Upcoming Events

28 Sep   2019   (SAT)   to  26 Oct  2019   (SAT)  

Introductory Courses on Sustainable Agriculture for City Farmers 2019 (Sep - Oct)

Time: 10:00 - 16:00
Location:  Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden
Public Events

1. Nature / Objectives
Farming within a city landscape can play an important role in enhancing food security combined with the joyful experience of producing delicious food. This 3-day course has been designed to promote understanding of the potentials of city farming and to provide the basic skills for growing one's own food in a sustainable way.

2. Content

  • Concept of Peak Oil, Climate Change and Food System
  • Permaculture Principles
  • Design of a Community Garden
  • Site visit of KFBG's sustainable farming practice
  • Soil conservation and No-Dig Garden
  • Seasonal crop planting
  • Compost and Organic Waste Recovery
  • Pest Control
  • Nursery and Container Garden
  • Basic Farming Technique
  • Realize models of community supported agriculture

3. Target Group / No. of Participants
Age: 15 or above / Course size: 23 persons (first come first served)

4. Date / Time
This is a 3-day course.

* Course dates

Application

28 Sep, 12 Oct & 26 Oct 2019

Please see Chinese Version for details

*Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm

5. Language
Cantonese

6. Fee
$1,260 (Vegetarian Lunch with local farm produce are included)

Please see Chinese Version for details

7. Enquiry
Please contact the Sustainable Living and Agriculture Department at (852) 2483 7161 or sla@kfbg.org