5 Day Intensive Practical Hands-on Training
* Learn How to Transition to Agricultural Ecosystems
* Work with Researchers at Dr. Elaine Ingham’s Farm
* Make, Monitor, and Assess Compost Piles, Teas/Extracts
* Learn and Practice Biological-Based Farming
Learn how to make compost, compost tea/extract and use a microscope to access the beneficial organisms in materials. Gather starting materials, build a compost pile, monitor the pile, and assess the organisms. Learn how to apply the compost, tea, and extract on a working farm in northern California where Dr. Ingham is conducting research trials. Lodging and transportation to and from the farm each day will be each student’s responsibility.
We are offering 5 Day Practical Intensive Hands-On Training this year at the Environment Celebration Institute. You must have completed all 4 of the online classes and received a 90%+ average score on the quizzes to qualify for this opportunity at the Environment Celebration Institute in Northern California. The training will consist mainly of microscope assessment work, but some work on compost, compost tea, and compost extract. Please find dates below. Space is very limited and this will be on a first-come first serve basis as room is available. Please indicate what your preferences are for dates you would like to attend. The cost is $1500 for the full five days. You will need to find your own lodging and transportation to the Institute each day.
If you have attended any 5 day “Live” workshop with Dr. Elaine Ingham and would like to participate in the 5 day intensive training at the Environment Celebration Institute you must provide information when you sign up about where and when your training took place.
May 21-25, 2018 (closed)
June 18-22, 2018 (closed)
September 10-14, 2018
Please put a note in your shopping cart on checkout and let us know what date you are signing up for. Thanks!