Mon, Jun 26|
5 Day Intensive with Chris Trump
Whether you have no experience or have been practicing natural farming for years, this class will equip you to be effective using natural farming techniques and provide a wealth of knowledge..
Time & Location
Jun 26, 2023, 9:00 AM GMT+1 – Jul 01, 2023, 9:00 AM GMT+1
Limerick, Ireland, The Old Rectory, Anhid East, Croom, Co. Limerick, Ireland
About the experience
Whether you have no experience or have been practicing natural farming for years, this class will equip you to be effective using natural farming techniques and provide a wealth of knowledge. Bring your notebooks! Participants receive certification through Natural Farming Company and CGNF Hawaii to teach introductory courses.
Chris Trump focuses on practical, hands-on proficiency, with as much technical information, scientific data, and comprehensive explanation as you can possibly fit in your brain!Discounted / Part-Funded Tickets Through NOTS:
Eligible participants in Ireland can avail of a 40% / $400 cost reduction on this course through our Irish course partners National Organic Training Skillnet. Go to https://nots.ie/events/natural-farming-training-with-chris-trump-2023/ and sign up through NOTS to avail of their reduced price offering. Once you sign up and pay through NOTS, they will notify us, and you will be all set for the course in June!
- Day 1: Registration 9-10am, Class 10am-4pm
- Day 2: 9am-4pm
- Day 3: 9am-4pm
- Day 4: 9am-4pm
- Day 5: 9am-4pm
- Bonus Day: 9am-1pm
Yes, there's a Bonus Day! The class will be complete but feel free to hang around for a farm tour, lingering questions with Chris, and networking with new friends.
Inputs we cover
- FPJ (Fermented Plant Juice)
- FFJ (Fermented Fruit Juice)
- OHN (Oriental Herbal Nutrient)
- IMO1-5 (Indigenous Micro-Organism types 1-5)
- LAB (Lactic Acid Bacteria)
- FAA (Fish Amino Acid)
- liquid IMO (Liquid Indigenous Micro Organism)
- WCA (Water Soluble Calcium)
- WCAP (Water Soluble Calcium Phosphate)
Solutions and techniques
- Type1-4 changeover
- fermented seawater
- Nutritive Cycle theory and practical application
- microscopy hands-on introduction
- selection technique for locally sourcing your supplies
What you get, in addition to the training itself
- Nutrient rich organic lunches with coffee and tea
- Introductory Teaching Certificate
- Qualify for CGNF-Hawaii certification (must apply after completion)
- Lifetime membership to the private Facebook group of past course attendees
- The relationships people make become a significant part of the experience
Here is a list of accommodations. The best places to search are on booking engines such as booking.com for B&B.
The theory/lectures take place in Croom; the practice takes place in Ballyagran (15 min drive from lectures) Adare: 10 mins to Croom; 25 mins to Ballyagran Kilmallock: 20 mins Croom; 15 mins to Ballyagran Bruff: 20-25 mins to both Charleville: 15 mins to both Kilmeady: 10 mins to both Newcastle West: 20 mins to both
CAMPSITES: https://www.adarecamping.com/ https://www.curraghchasecaravanpark.com/booking-info 20Km to Croom; 30Km to farm https://ballyhouracampervanpark.ie/ 30Km to both
HOSTEL: https://www.ballyhourahostel.ie/ 30KM to both https://www.hostelworld.com/hosteldetails.php/Courtbrack-Accommodation/Limerick/170limerick city
B&B: https://abbeyvilla.net/ https://hazelwood-country-house-adare.booked.net/amp.html https://www.adarecountryhouse.com/ https://ie.hotels.com/ho539888/elm-house-adare-ireland/ https://www.bandbireland.com/accommodation/26185/coatesland-house-b-b https://www.airbnb.ie/rooms/28753185?source_impression_id=p3_1651007927_AUjpLw8cT47Bp846
Newcastle West https://www.longcourthousehotel.ie/
SELF CATERING: Airbnb searches the surrounding areas above.
HOTELS Many hotels in Limerick city which is 20 mins from Croom, 35 mins from the farm.
Includes: Practical, hands-on Natural Farming proficiency training - Technical training in scientific data with comprehensive explanation - Nutrient rich organic lunches with coffee and tea - Introductory Teaching Certificate- Qualification for CGNF-Hawaii certification (must apply after completion) - Lifetime membership to the private Facebook group of past course attendees - The relationships people make become a significant part of the experience$1,000.00