Here are some things we’ve been up to…
Organising the wood store
Getting peach trees ready for sale post lock down
Sizing and sorting our seed garlic
We are taking orders for organic seed garlic
Lots of solar cooking
Home kill steaks on the rocket stove
A dip in the stream
Tours – Workshops – Events
Autumn 2018 Programme
28th January – PDC presentations & Shared Meal
3rd – 4th March: Farm Weekend. Accommodation & meals also available.
3rd – Workshop Blitz: Backyard Chickens; Organic Gardening Master Class; Innovative cookers and dehydrators. 90 minutes each. $20 each or $50 for all.
4th – Farm Tour: Best Practice Holistic Management. Kaitiaki Farm is an exemplar permaculture farm just outside Whanganui. The tour will cover: market gardening; hot composting; the best tools for farm and garden management; tractoring fowl; water management; building soil fertility; wind breaks; orchard planning; erosion control; slope stabilisation; stock rotation; wetland restoration; alternative energy; and, eco-building. 9 am – 3 pm. Includes lunch. $75 individuals, $120 couples.
25th March – PDC presentations & Shared Meal
* Easter Weekend – How to Build an Affordable Eco Home…Legally. 2 days to be confirmed. $170 individuals; $250 couples. Includes lunches.
22nd April – Chicken Tractors; Growing Great Garlic. 1 hour each. $10 each.
20th May – PDC presentations & Shared Meal
9th June – Garlic Workshop. 1 hour. $10
10th June – Garlic Workshop. 1 hour. $10
Registration: theecoschool at gmail.com