In this environment workshop, you will forge a connection with the soil and seeds, gaining insight into the origins of your food. Explore ecologically oriented farming philosophies, including traditional farming, organic farming, permaculture, biodynamic, and natural farming. This organic farming workshop empowers you with the knowledge and skills to cultivate your own food, whether you have a small window garden or a vast expanse of land. Delve into the implementation of ecologically oriented farming designs, covering crop rotations, intercropping, mulching, water recycling principles, and the creation of your own bioenzyme. Participants will also grasp the interdependent relationship between organic food and health, understanding the significance of indigenous food in the journey to well-being.
Auroville boasts over 20 organic farms, spanning more than 370 acres, collectively owned without private ownership. These farms aim to establish a sustainable, financially viable model of organic farming, fostering a harmonious relationship between food and community for a more conscious living. Their objective is to cater to all food consumption needs of the community, ultimately achieving local food security and self-sustainability. The model practised in Auroville serves as a potential solution to global food and health-related crises, urging wider adoption worldwide.
- Cultivate a connection with Mother Nature through growing your own food.
- Recognize the inseparable link between food and health.
Duration : half a day to 3 days
Modality: offline & online
Audience: age 16+
Suggested group size: 20-50