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Soil Building Class this Sunday March 20!

We still have some openings for this class. Should be great so don’t miss it.  Good soil means better harvest. Come learn about key factors to building great soil. Remember, ‘It’s all about the soil baby’!

Sundfertile-soil-is-madeay, March 20­    Bringing Vitality to Your Soil From a Permaculture Perspective
Time: 12 noon to 2 pm
Instructors: Michael Reed and Michael Warren

 

Location: 52 Mansion Drive • Santa Fe
Directions: Head east on Paseo De Peralta (north)
Turn left onto Bishops Lodge Rd
Turn left onto Mansion Dr
Designation will be on the left (first house – park on Mansion Rd and walk down to house.

Fee: FREE for members/$5 suggested donation for non-members

Please sign up here through Eventbrite:

Eventbrite - Bringing Vitality to Your Soil From a Permaculture Perspective

Soil: The Matrix — We’ll go from micro to macro-texture, structure, individual ingredients (including trace elements, micronutrients), pH, etc.; the living components and the mutable components (water and air, for example); the soil as an organism, with a special emphasis on the introduction of the great translators and coordinators-the fungi; the landscape-soil stability and erosion and why we need to consider these factors

About the instructor: Michael Reed is an environmental philosopher and a certified permaculture teacher and designer. He served three terms as president of the New Mexico Farmers Marketing Association and is a founding member of Save New Mexico Seeds. He is passionate about growing native and regionally appropriate food and medicinal plants.

Help keep this class free! Become a 2016 Member here for only $35 – includes most classes, potlucks and tour. TAX DEDUCTIBLE!

Next class-Basics of Biodynamics this Sunday

biodynamics

It’s not too late to sign up for this class on this coming Sunday!

Sun. May 17
Biodynamics
Basics of Biodynamics
Time: 1 pm —3 pm
Instructors: Poki Pottin & Dominique Pozo
Location: Gaia Gardens-2255 Paseo de los Chamisos • Santa Fe

 

Eventbrite - Basics of Biodynamics

Come learn the basics of using biodynamics in your garden. Biodynamic farmers strive to create a diversified, balanced garden ecosystem that generates health and fertility as much as possible from within the farm itself. Poki will explain the principles of biodynamics and show you how to apply it to your gardens.

Help keep this class free! Become a 2015 Member for only $35 – includes all classes and tour. TAX DEDUCTIBLE!