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Mary Valley “Summer School” (yes, in May!)
May 29 - May 30
Mary Valley Country Harvest Co-operative is pleased to advise that its annual “Summer School” will be held on Monday 29th and Tuesday 30th May!
Coming at the end of the month-long celebration of food and farmers in the Gympie region – GourMAY – the workshops and presentations confirm the importance of small-scale family farms for the the future.
Bookings now open! See attached brochure for more details on content and how to book your place. (Bookings can be made on our website – go to the emarket, payment by direct deposit or Paypal – http://www.maryvalleycountry
Here’s the highlights:
- First day (Monday) – 8 workshops including soil health, plant production, keeping the farmer healthy, tools and equipment, livestock and landscape management.
- Second day (Tuesday) – a whole day workshop. Develop a management plan and quality assurance procedures specific to your farm. You will put together a draft plan specifically for your property, that can be used for applying for accreditation.
- Harvest Dinner (Monday evening) – coordinated by Chris White from Hungry Feel Eating House, Buderim. Join the panel for a lively forum on future food security and the importance of a local food supply network.
Please share this information with your network!
Mary Valley Country Harvest Cooperative