Nov 2018 Soil Biology Retreat with Nicole Masters
Center for Sustainbility and Entrepreneurship
1143 4th St, Whitefish, MT 59937, USA
2.5 day growers' soil biology retreat with internationally recognized agro-ecologist/educator/on-farm consultant Nicole Masters.
Friday NOV 09: 2PM-6PM
Sat & Sunday, NOV 10, 11: 9AM-4PM
Get your geek on! This is a deep dive into soil biology and the role it plays on your land. The topics covered will be focused on the science and biology behind our valley's/northern climate's growing conditions (cold soils, cool nights, high water table, clay-ey soils, variable soil pH, hoop house/high tunnel soils) and how to influence these conditions, particularly for nutrient dense vegetable production. Topics covered include:
mineral and microbe synergies
interpreting your weeds, pests and diseases
prescriptive composts and plants
turning your soil test into an action plan
microscope use for recognizing beneficial microbes
Proceeds to benefit FREE THE SEEDS!
Class size limited. Pre-registration required. Organic and community-based refreshments and lunch (Sat & Sun) provided by Vibrant Nutrition Catering.
CURRENT EVENT SPONSORS: Good Seed Company; Grotopo LLC; Earthstar Farm; Integrity Soils, Ltd.; Agrarian Food Web Consultant, LLC; Dirt Rich, LLC; Spiritworks Herb Farm; Powered Foods; Box of Rain. You too can join as a co-sponsor when you register!
About Nicole Masters: Through her company, Integrity Soils, Ltd. (https://www.integritysoils.co.nz), Nicole teaches and consults internationally on biological farming systems. A skilled educator, her workshops are practical, educational, interactive, and guaranteed to deepen your understanding of regenerative farming practices, whether you are a backyard grower or a market farmer, and how to use this information to improve your land and your farm's bottom line.
Questions? tel/txt: 406-471-3284
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