Urban Leaves workshop:`How to initiate your own natueco city farm' - 27 September 2009
Urban Leaves is planning to hold a full day workshop on `How to initiate your own natueco city farm' at Maharashtra Nature Park on Sunday, 27th September 2009.
The workshop is from 9 AM to 4 PM.
The workshop is being held under the auspices of Urban Leaves a city farming volunteer group with the Vidya Vaaridhi Trust. The session will be conducted by Preeti Patil who manages one of the most successful city farms in Mumbai. Preeti has been in charge of this award winning terrace farm since its inception 8 years back and today with full grown trees, herbs, vegetables and varieties of fruits it stands testimony to the fact that urban farms are very doable.
9.00 to 9.45: Registration & Light breakfast
9.45 to 10.45: Introduction, concepts & philosophy of Natueco City farming
10.45 to 11.00: Break
11.00 to 12.00: Demonstration and talk on Amrit Mitti
12.00 to 12.45: Hands-on group activity - participants preparing Amrit Mitti
1.00 to1.30: Lunch
1.30 to 2.00: Demonstration on how to use Amrit Mitti and plant a sapling
2.00 to 2.30: Hands-on individual activities- planting a sapling
2.30 to 3.00: How to maintain your farm
3.00 to 3.45: Q&A and feedback
Fee for the workshop is Rs.350/- per head - inclusive of resource materials, breakfast & lunch. All are requested to carry their own drinking water to avoid plastic and buying water.
Please register your name with Suresh or Jyoti below at the earliest.
Suresh Paranjpe: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact No: 9930440286
Jyoti Bhave: email@example.com
Contact No : 9819444905
Please make the payment of fees in cash or cheque. Cash may be directly paid to Jyoti at Chembur or Suresh at Dadar. Cheques favoring Œvidya Vaaridhi Trust‚ may be couriered to Uday Acharya at Vidya Vaaridhi Trust, A-101 Mani Bhavan, 11th Road, Chembur Mumbai 400071. Ph: 25286788.
We have kept the workshop fees as low as possible. Further subsidization is available to those who need it and anyone who can contribute more is invited to support others' participation or future work. Please contact Uday Acharya on 9833663108 for further assistance.