FOOD FOREST WORKSHOP
April 28 & 29, 2018
TWO DAYS OF INTENSIVE LEARNING
The Food Forest Workshop is two-day, intensive, hands-on workshop to help you create a perennial food system on your farm that is inspired by beauty, creativity, and abundance of a natural forest.
April 28 & 29, 2018, Vaksana Farms
Grow a beautiful, dense, lush green, diverse edible forest where every single fruit tree, shrubs, greens, and climbers are edible and beneficial to you.
The two-day, intensive, hands-on workshop goes in-depth into the science and art of creating a beautiful food forest with field visits to mature food forests.
The workshop takes place in a beautiful quaint little farmhouse located in the middle of Vaksana Farms, a 13-acre transitional organic farm in a remote village.
Kiruba Shankar is CEO of a digital firm during weekdays and a farmer during weekends. He is passionate about creating a robust, healthy, financially successful farm.
Our Farm Status Quo & Goals
Introduction to Forest Gardening
Designing a Food Forest from Scratch
The 7 Layer Method of Stacking
Miyawaki Method of Creating Forests
Pareto’s Principle of Farm Design: The 80/20 rule of design.
Importance of Diversity on the Farm
Permaculture Principles: Designing the Zones on your Farm.
No-Dig Farming Techniques
Soil Testing and Water Testing
Selecting the Right Saplings based on your soil type.
Master List of Tropical Fruit Trees, Shrubs and Plants
Soil Building Techniques
Composting and Vermicomposting
Disease Control: Organic Fertilizers
Living Fences to protect the farm
Integrated Farming Techniques
Cows, Goats, Chickens, and Ducks: Using Animals on the Farm.
Effective Irrigation Methods
Creating your own Nursery to grow your own saplings
Farm Business: Profitable ways to earn revenue from the farm
No Waste Methodology: How to put everything to use on the farm.
Watching Inspiring Videos of Food Forest Success
Skype Calls with Food Forest Gardeners.
Useful Resources: Good Websites, FB Groups, Books, and Videos.
Bucket lists: Visualizing your Dream Farm
Our 100 Day plan for the Farm.
MEET THE PARTICIPANTS
CEO, StudioA Photography
CEO, Sedin Technologies
Teacher, PSBB Millenium
Country Head, OpTech
CoFounder, Modern Media
Product Head, TCS
CEO, FITA & INFINIX
JOIN THE WORKSHOP
JOIN THE FOOD FOREST WORKSHOP
This is much more than a 2-day workshop. It’s being part of a tight, close-knit community of passionate permaculture farmers who are determined to build the farm of their dreams. We have only 14 seats for the workshop and the only one in 2018. Take advantage of the early bird pricing of Rs.6500. After March 1, the cost increases to Rs.9000.