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Introduction to Sustainable Food Growing

Organizing Unit:Buddha Garden

Domain & contents:• Green activities o Land regeneration and restoration o Agriculture o Water Management o Environment o Eco-systems and biodiversity • Education o Experiential Learning Programs o Environmental education

Duration:Half day

Intended Audiences :Interested persons

Prerequisites:None

Purpose :To help participants understand the nature of sustainable food growing as we practice it in Buddha Garden. The aim of this approach is to help individuals take a new appreciation of what they eat and consume.

Approach :The pedagogical approach involves the following: o Introductory lecture on sustainable farming methods and Buddha Garden history o A walk around the garden demonstrating and explaining what we do. o A question and answer session.

Team :• Priya - (PhD in sociology from the University of Surrey UK) • Vivek (PhD in Agricultural Studies from the University of Lucknow)

Assessment :Not applicable, since it is a first introduction.

Introduction to Sustainable Food Growing @ Buddha Garden
When:
July 3, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
2017-07-03T10:00:00+05:30
2017-07-03T12:30:00+05:30
Where:
Buddha Garden
Buddha Garden community Farm
Cost:
We ask for a donation of Rs 200 if people feel inclined to give.
Contact:
Priya
9443222653

An introduction to sustainable food growing (as we practice it in Buddha Garden). We will also present the history of the Buddha Garden Farm and the way we developed our sustainable farming methods.