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Permaculture Farm Tour: Saturday October 15th, Lindsay Ontario...

 
Travis Philp
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EVENT TITLE: Permaculture Farm Tours and Horse Demonstrations

EVENT LOCATION: 1563 Pigeon Lake Road, Lindsay ON K9V 4R5

EVENT TIME: Saturday October 15th at 10 am and again at 1 pm

EVENT CONTACT: Phone: 705-879-4207 email: greenshireecofarms@gmail.com

EVENT WEBSITE: http://www.greenshireecofarms.com


The following will be held at our farm, with events starting at 10 am and again at 1 pm. You are free to attend one or all of the events. Each demo will run three times in a row during both the 10 am and 1 pm periods, for those who wish to attend them all.

This is a "Pay-What-You-Want" event (suggested price of $5)

Here's what we're offering:

FOREST GARDEN TOUR

Come for a guided walk around our gardens. The tour will include a look at our forest gardens, where you will learn about:

- Hugelkultur ( the practice of composting large woody material to create a raised garden bed)

-Sheet Mulching (layering of organic materials over undisturbed ground for plant cultivation)

-Shiitake and Oyster Mushroom log production

-Permaculture and Natural Farming methods (companion planting, organic pest management, chicken tractor, composting-in-place etc)


NATURAL HORSEMANSHIP DEMONSTRATION

We will showcase communication techniques derived from wild horse observation in order to build a partnership that resembles the relationships that exist between horses


FACILITATED EQUINE EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING DEMONSTRATION

Our certified F.E.E.L. instructors will demonstrate theĀ  use of horse activities to optimizes the abilities, emotional well-being, and empowerment of both the horse and the human.
 
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