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Jun
2
Sat
Improve Soil Using Compost Tea @ Mesquite Field Farm
Jun 2 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Improve Your Soil Using Compost Tea

Join us for a hands-on workshop at Mesquite Field Farm covering compost tea and soil health and fertility.

Participants will learn

  • How to utilize compost tea to improve soil health and fertility
  • How to take a soil sample
  • Analyzing soil under a microscope
  • Make a compost tea from scratch
  • Analyze composition of tea under a microscope
  • Analyzing proper balance of bacteria and microbes in soil
  • Build a compost tea maker
  • Build a compost tea distribution container
  • Improve soil fertility without chemicals
  • Distribute compost tea on the land

Instructor, Casey Williams

Casey is a regenerative agriculturist in Corpus Christi, TX who has studied in multiple areas including permaculture, annual and perennial food production, soil health, and aquaponics. In the Summer of 2017 he took Dr. Elaine Ingham’s Soil Food Web online classes (Life in the Soils, Compost, Compost Tea, and Microscope). He is now in the training program to become a Soil Life Consultant with Environment Celebration Institute. Casey’s business, Agricultural Devolution, has a broad scope comprised of teaching individuals how to consciously tend the precious soil and design healthy, dynamic ecosystems as well as growing soil life and nutrient dense food himself. When not working he really enjoys the culinary arts and leisurely reading!

Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.

Cost: $50 per person

Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Register by May 30, 2018

REGISTER HERE by May 30

Download Flyer Here – Compost Tea Workshop

Sep
8
Sat
Sheep & Goat Workshop @ World Hunger Relief
Sep 8 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sheep & Goat Workshop @ World Hunger Relief | Waco | Texas | United States

Hands-on learning opportunity to learn basic sheep/goat management skills. You will have the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills the following sheep/goat management techniques:

  • Applying ID Tags
  • Medication/Vaccinations
  • Castration
  • Record Keeping
  • Handling/Moving
  • Nutrition
  • Behavioral knowledge and selection
  • Breed knowledge and selection
  • Options for predator control
  • Hoof care

Details:
Date: September 8, 2018- Must register by September 5, 2018
Time 8:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m.
Location: World Hunger relief 356 Spring Lake Rd., Waco, TX 76705
Cost: $30 per person
Limited to the first 25 participants
You will receive a confirmation of registration and a request for payment within 2 business days.

May
17
Fri
Farm Tour @ Langetree Retreat and Eco Center
May 17 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for a FREE farm tour of Langetree Retreat & Eco Center in Liberty, Texas.

Langetree Retreat & Eco Center is a local farm, education center, and agriculture tourism destination.  We will tour the farm and discuss:

  • Agri-Tourism (hosting community events & farm tours)
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Determining your Niche
  • Marketing
  • Insurance
  • Community Engagement

THIS FARM TOUR HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED.

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