Current & Upcoming Events

23 Mar   2019   (SAT)   to  20 Apr  2019   (SAT)  

Introductory Courses on Sustainable Agriculture for City Farmers 2019 (Mar-Apr)

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


23 Mar, 6 Apr & 20 Apr 2019

Please see Chinese Version for details

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

5. Language

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