Over the two days of this workshop Jodi + the team at Roebuck Farm will guide you through what needs to be understood in establishing + maintaining a productive, sustainable, profitable market garden.

 

Theory + practical components cover the necessities for developing a site, specific aspect, planning, design, implementation including bed preparation options, innovative handheld tools, crop choices, propagation, harvesting + beyond to restaurant, retail, or market.

It is important to us to teach these principles on-farm so you can experience activities formed within actual market garden production cycles.

 

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$495

2 day workshop, fully catered + resourced, limited places

THIS WORKSHOP WILL DIG DEEP INTO

 

​What to look for in a site

Planning + design

Bed preparation

Irrigation systems

Compost

Glasshouse options

Propagation options

Harvesting techniques

Washroom design

Washing your produce

Post harvest systems for washing, drying, bagging + chilling greens

Washing + bunching root vegetables,

Growing micro greens

Using tarpaulins

Stale seed bedding

Innovative tools

Seeding with the Earthway, Jang + SixRow Seeder

Cloches for winter production + preventing insect damage

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FAQ:

Workshops are catered with beautiful produce for the ​intensive days in the garden.  We do our best to meet dietary requirements + will ask you specifically about this on enrolment. 

All workshops run from 9 am to 5 pm, but we understand if you need to leave early for transport home.

You will receive course notes + our resources, with the opportunity to connect with us + other participants via FB group for long-term support. 

We are 10 min south of town, unfortunately, there is no public transport directly to the farm. 

Workshop does not include accomodation.

We like to run these events with small numbers.  Please read our cancellation policy prior to booking.

  

 

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Roebuck Farm models an alliance between sustainable, in-season growing principles
+ modern innovative technologies. 


Join us + share the knowledge during  on-farm + online events, based entirely around our agrarian & market garden production.

 

 

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