Tuesday 14 April – Wednesday 13 May 2015
An introduction to biodynamic farming and gardening, through three training sessions. Each module builds on the preceeding one while being complete in itself. A practical component is included in each session.A Hawkwood training programme.
The human being, ecology and agriculture
Soil fertility, farm animals and the nature of substance
The art of composting, preparations and the stars
The workshops run from 9.30 – 17.30 on both days and includes Tuesday evening.
Bernard Jarman has been involved with biodynamic farming and gardening most of his life, served as executive director to the Stroud based Biodynamic Agricultural Association (BDAA). He also helped found Stroud Community Agriculture, the highly successful Community Supported Agriculture scheme based at Hawkwood. He currently manages the Hawkwood estate and offers advice on biodynamic husbandry.