Complete Urban Farmer – Advanced

Complete Urban Farmer Advanced

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Our next course commences on 19th June 2019. This course does not run on 3rd & 10th July (school holidays)

Aimed at the advanced level, this eight week course will delve deeper into our most popular Complete Urban Farmer topics. In-depth sessions on site analysis, design features, fruit production and fertilising with some additional sessions on food forests, habitats and DIY construction.

Meet the trainer: Justin Calverley

Horticulturalist and permaculturist with over 20 years experience and will be the lead trainer for the Urban Farmer course. He has extensive knowledge and experience in permaculture, garden design, organic gardening and native bushfood plants. He specialises in edible gardens and is an expert in fruit tree cultivation and pruning. For over 10 years Justin has taught workshops at CERES in sustainable gardening and permaculture. Justin was a regular broadcaster on 3RRR’s ‘Dirty Deeds” and is a presenter on Ch 31’s “ The Garden Tap.”

Course Outline:

  1. Site Analysis & Planting Styles
  2. Food Forests
  3. Fertilising and Soil systems 
  4. Orchard Management
  5. Orchard Management
  6. Garden Design and Landscaping
  7. Garden Habitats
  8. Construction

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What you will learn
  • Site Analysis & Planting Styles
  • Food Forests
  • Fertilising and Soil systems
What you will get
  • A selection of expert CERES Trainers providing hands-on practical experience balanced with theory

What to bring
  • Comfortable enclosed shoes/boots
  • Gardening gloves
  • Appropriate weather gear eg sunhat
  • Pen and paper
  • Lunch
  • Enthusiasm to learn and get your hands dirty’
What to wear

Casual (Warning: This might get messy)

Refund & Cancellation Policy

CERES Education requires 48 hours notice via email prior to the start of a class or event for a full refund or transfer.  Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. We do not offer refunds for missed classes. There are no fees for refunds or transfers. For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email CERES Education to organise a refund or transfer

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Cancellations and Refunds

CERES reserves the right to cancel workshops due to insufficient numbers.

If we cancel the workshop you will be entitled to a 100% refund, or you may choose to transfer to another date, subject to availability.
If you decide to withdraw 7 or more days prior to the workshop date CERES will retain a 10% administration fee.
If you decide to withdraw less than 7 days prior to the workshop date CERES will retain 100% of your workshop fee.

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