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General News · 5th June 2015
Tamara

IMMERSE YOURSELF IN LINNAEA FARM


THE ORGANIC MARKET GARDENER with Adam Schick
A 10-day program inoculating you with ideas and techniques to get your garden growing. Topics: sense of place, phenology, planning & marketing, seed sowing & saving, record keeping, animal husbandry, compost & making the most of soil, pests & weeds, practical permaculture, year round cropping, and season extension. Return home with practical tools, whether you live in a high rise apartment or on your own acreage.
Friday, June 12th – Sunday, June 21st
$950

OR TAKE A ONE-DAY WORKSHOP:

LIVESTOCK INTRODUCTION with Liz Richardson and Tamara McPhail
Tour the livestock systems of Linnaea Farm; hear about intensive grazing, feeding, fencing for cows, sheep pigs and chickens
Sunday, June 14th
9:00 ~ 11:45
$60

CHEESE MAKING with Tamara McPhail
Feta, cream cheese, mozzarella; learn about cultures, rennet, what to do with all that milk.
Sunday, June 14th
1 ~ 4:00pm
$60

GROWING, PLANTING, RECORD KEEPING, SEASON EXTENSION, AND ROTATIONS
With Adam Schick
How to keep good records of your garden and maximize your food production!
Morning in the classroom, afternoon in the garden.
Monday, June 15th
9:00 am ~ 4:00 includes an hour lunch break
$120

COMPOST MAKING with Adam Schick
Soil and Composting are at the heart of good ecological agriculture. Learn how to make the best compost piles, what to make them with and when to apply it to your garden! Double digging, bed prep included! Classroom and garden work.
Tuesday, June 16th
9:00 am ~ 4:00 includes an hour lunch break
$120




PESTS AND WEEDS with Adam Schick
Just plants and creatures in places you don’t want them; eating things intended for you. Learn to move towards prevention and good garden management, working with nature and not against it.
Thursday, June 18th
9:00 am ~ 4:00 includes an hour lunch break

BOTANICAL WALK with Liz Richardson
Out through the fields of Linnaea Farm to Easter Bluff, Liz shares her extensive knowledge of plant life. Observe plants, animals, moss, and fungi along the way.
Saturday, June 20st
9:00 am~ 11:45 am

PERMACULTURE TOUR with Brent Howieson
Brent has been planting, digging, cultivating Linnaea soil for 30 years! Spend the afternoon learning about what he’s been up, from heritage orchards to living willow fences and all in between!
Saturday, June 20th
1:00 ~ 4:00

DIG DEEP INTO THE WORLD OF SOIL with Jodi Peters
Delve into cutting edge science and research, as well as time tested organic traditions to give you a rich and practical framework for creating the soil of your dreams! Tour various methods and soil building projects on Linnaea Farm, as well as brainstorm with participants on how to remedy a variety of soil problems.
Monday June 22nd 9am ~ 4:30pm, 6 ~ 8pm
Tuesday, June 23rd 9am ~ 1pm
$200

THE NOURISHED FARMER with Kirsten Vidulich
Beyond preserving to the introduction of tried and true techniques for gleaning the most nourishment and nutrition from your harvest and animal systems. Including: simple ferments, milk products, the raw egg, lardcore and bone broths
Sunday, June 28th 9am ~4:30
$120


*For all of these programs you have the option of being housed in our spacious farmhouse overlooking gorgeous Gunflint Lake and surrounded by pristine wilderness. The 8-bedroom house offers private rooms with shared amenities, a well-equipped kitchen and a library full of books on organic agriculture.

*Lunches are available for $12 for daylong workshops, but must be pre-ordered.

INFO AND PROGRAM DETAILS: (250) 935-6747, tamaralinnaefarm.org

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