FARM
WORKSHOPS

Agritourism may be defined as activities, events and services related to agriculture that take place on or off the farm or ranch, and that connect consumers with the heritage, natural resource or culinary experience they value.

Join us for an extraordinary Farm Workshop to see and learn about the operating biodynamic farm and ranch and enjoy the scenery that surrounds.

You can see and learn about different topics such as biodynamic organic farm agriculture, orchards, crops including fruit, vegetables and herbs, apiaries, livestock including cattle, chickens, goats, donkeys and honeybees, agriculture buildings including Nursery, Greenhouse, Livestock Barn, Solar Shed, Hay Barn, ponds, irrigation systems pipeline, dinosaur pit, products in development and the future of Nutrient Farm.

Workshops are on weekdays at 9:00am and 2:00pm. Other days or times might be possible upon request.

100: Herbal Plants Workshop

$79.00

🌿 Unleash the Secrets of Nature at Our Herbal Plants Workshop! 🌿

Welcome to a green paradise where the art of herbalism comes alive! Join us at Nutrient Farm for an enriching Herbal Plants Workshop that promises to be both educational and inspirational.

What’s in Store for You:

  • Hands-On Learning: Dive into the world of herbs with our botanists. Learn to identify, cultivate, and harvest a variety of medicinal and culinary herbs.
  • Learn About Herbal Creations: From soothing teas to healing salves, learn about the joy of creating your own herbal products.
  • A Garden of Wonders: Explore our lush herb gardens, a perfect blend of beauty and tranquility.
  • The Healing Power of Herbs: Discover the therapeutic properties of herbs and how to incorporate them into your daily life for wellness and healing.
  • Connect with Like-Minded Green Thumbs: Join a community of fellow plant lovers and share experiences, tips, and stories.

Why You Should Attend:

  • Gain practical, hands-on experience in herbal gardening.
  • Expand your knowledge of herbal remedies and natural wellness.
  • Enjoy the serene beauty of our gardens and the joy of outdoor learning.
  • Take home herbs to make creations of your own.

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101: Crop Planting Workshop

$79.00

🌾 Embrace the Farmer in You: Join Our Crop Planting Workshop! 🌾

Step into the world of agriculture with our hands-on Crop Planting Workshop at Nutrient Farm. Whether you're a budding farmer, a gardening enthusiast, or simply looking for a unique day out, this workshop is the perfect blend of education, fun, and practical experience.

Why You'll Love This Workshop:

  • Real Farming Experience: Get your hands dirty as you learn the ins and outs of planting various crops. From preparing the soil to sowing seeds, you'll be involved in every step.
  • Expert Guidance: Our experienced farmers will share their knowledge and secrets for successful crop cultivation, tailored for both large-scale farming and home gardens.
  • Sustainable Practices: Learn about eco-friendly farming methods that nurture the earth and yield healthier produce.
  • A Community of Nature Lovers: Connect with fellow participants who share your passion for the great outdoors and sustainable living.
  • Take-Home Resources: Receive helpful materials and guides to continue your farming journey at home.

Workshop Highlights:

  • Hands-on training in crop planting techniques.
  • Tips on soil health, seed selection, and plant care.
  • Insight into the lifecycle of crops from seed to harvest.
  • A tour of our working farm and insight into day-to-day operations.

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102: Crop Harvest Workshop

$79.00

🌻 Harvest the Fruits of Your Labor: Join Our Crop Harvest Workshop! 🌻

Welcome to a season of abundance at Nutrient Farm! We're thrilled to invite you to our exclusive Crop Harvest Workshop, where you'll experience the joy and satisfaction of harvesting crops straight from the earth.

Why This Workshop is a Must-Attend:

  • Hands-On Harvesting: Participate in the rewarding process of harvesting a variety of crops. Feel the thrill of reaping what has been sown and grown with care.
  • Learn from the Experts: Our seasoned farmers will guide you through the best techniques for harvesting, handling, and storing produce to maximize freshness and longevity.
  • Sustainable Farming Insights: Discover sustainable and organic farming practices that not only yield bountiful harvests but also care for the environment.
  • A Feast of Freshness: Enjoy a delightful tasting session featuring the fresh produce harvested during the workshop.
  • Community and Connection: Share this enriching experience with a community of fellow farming enthusiasts and nature lovers.

Workshop Highlights:

  • Practical, hands-on experience in crop harvesting.
  • Tips on identifying the perfect ripeness and how to harvest different types of crops.
  • Insight into post-harvest processes, including cleaning, sorting, and storage.
  • A guided farm tour showcasing diverse agricultural practices and crop varieties.

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103: Crop Cultivation Techniques Workshop

$79.00

🌱 Discover the Art of Farming: Join Our Crop Cultivation Techniques Workshop! 🌱

Get ready to turn your green dreams into reality with our Crop Cultivation Techniques Workshop at Nutrient Farm! Perfect for aspiring farmers, gardening aficionados, and anyone keen on mastering the art of growing crops.

What’s in It for You:

  • Advanced Cultivation Skills: Learn the latest and most effective techniques for cultivating a wide range of crops. From seeding to harvesting, we cover it all.
  • Expert-Led Sessions: Our workshop is led by seasoned farmers and agriculture experts who bring years of experience and insider tips to your learning journey.
  • Interactive Learning Experience: Enjoy a mix of classroom theory and hands-on practice in our fields. Feel the soil, plant the seeds, and watch your efforts take root!
  • Sustainable Farming Practices: Dive into the world of eco-friendly farming. Learn how to grow crops in harmony with nature, using methods that are both productive and sustainable.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with fellow farming enthusiasts and professionals. Exchange ideas, build relationships, and grow your agricultural network.

Workshop Highlights:

  • Comprehensive training in modern crop cultivation techniques.
  • Practical tips for soil preparation, irrigation, pest control, and more.
  • Insight into crop rotation, companion planting, and organic farming practices.
  • A chance to work with a variety of crops and understand their specific needs.

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104: Seed Saving and Preservation Workshop

$79.00

🌱 Discover the Art of Seed Saving: Join Our Seed Saving and Preservation Workshop! 🌱

Embark on a journey of sustainability and self-reliance with our comprehensive Seed Saving and Preservation Workshop at Nutrient Farm. Perfect for gardeners, environmental enthusiasts, or anyone interested in the ancient practice of seed saving.

Why This Workshop Is a Must-Attend:

  • Preserve Plant Diversity: Learn how to save seeds from your favorite plants and contribute to preserving plant biodiversity.
  • Hands-On Experience: Get practical experience in selecting, harvesting, cleaning, and storing seeds.
  • Expert Instructors: Our knowledgeable facilitators will guide you through the intricacies of seed biology and storage techniques.
  • Sustainable Practices: Embrace eco-friendly gardening practices that empower you to be a self-sufficient grower.
  • Community Connection: Network with a community of like-minded individuals passionate about gardening and sustainability.

Workshop Highlights:

  • Detailed sessions on the importance of seed saving for biodiversity.
  • Step-by-step guidance on harvesting and processing seeds.
  • Techniques for effective long-term seed storage.
  • Tips for germination and successful planting.
  • Engaging, interactive, and educational activities.

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105: Greenhouse Crop Production Workshop

$79.00

🌱 Discover the Art of Greenhouse Gardening: Join Our Greenhouse Crop Production Workshop! 🌿

Welcome to Nutrient Farm, where we turn green dreams into lush realities. Join us for an exclusive Greenhouse Crop Production Workshop, designed for enthusiasts eager to delve into the world of greenhouse gardening.

Why Our Workshop is a Must-Attend:

  • Expert-Led Sessions: Learn from seasoned horticulturists with years of experience in greenhouse crop production. Their hands-on guidance will ensure you gain the knowledge and confidence to grow your own greenhouse plants.
  • Comprehensive Curriculum: Covering everything from the basics of greenhouse setup to advanced crop management techniques, you'll learn how to maximize your greenhouse's potential.
  • Interactive Learning: Engage in practical, hands-on activities that will teach you the ins and outs of planting, nurturing, and harvesting crops in a controlled environment.
  • Networking Opportunities: Meet and mingle with fellow greenhouse enthusiasts. Share experiences, tips, and form lasting connections in the gardening community.
  • Resourceful Takeaways: Receive valuable resources, including a workshop manual, plant care cheat sheets, and a starter kit to kick-off your greenhouse journey.

Workshop Highlights:

  • Understanding the greenhouse environment: temperature, humidity, and light management.
  • Soil and hydroponic systems: choosing the right medium for your crops.
  • Pest management and disease control in a greenhouse setting.
  • Seasonal planting and crop rotation strategies for year-round production.
  • Harvesting and post-harvest handling of greenhouse crops.

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106: Orchard Establishment and Management Workshop

$79.00

🍎 Discover the Art of Orcharding: Join Our Orchard Establishment and Management Workshop! 🌳

Embark on a fruitful journey with us at Nutrient Farm as we unveil the secrets of successful orchard establishment and management. Our workshop is designed for everyone from budding orchardists to those looking to refine their skills in fruit tree cultivation.

Why You'll Love This Workshop:

  • Expert Guidance: Learn from seasoned horticulturists who bring years of experience in orchard management.
  • Practical, Hands-On Learning: Dive into real-world techniques for planting, pruning, pest management, and harvesting.
  • Variety of Fruit Trees: Explore the cultivation of apples, pears, cherries, peaches, and more.
  • Sustainable Practices: Understand the importance of biodiversity and eco-friendly approaches to orchard care.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with fellow enthusiasts and professionals in the field of horticulture.

Workshop Highlights:

  • Comprehensive training in orchard layout and design.
  • Tips on selecting the right fruit varieties for your climate.
  • Techniques for improving soil health and tree nutrition.
  • Strategies for organic pest and disease control.
  • Insight into the latest technology and tools in orchard management.

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107: Soil Health, Composting and Biodynamic Preps Workshop

$79.00

🌱 Transform Your Soil: Join Our Soil Health, Composting, and Biodynamic Preps Workshop! 🌱

Dive deep into the heart of biodynamic farming with Nutrient Farm's comprehensive workshop on Soil Health, Composting, and Biodynamic Preparations! Whether you're a seasoned gardener, aspiring farmer, or just a soil enthusiast, this workshop is your gateway to mastering the art of nurturing the earth.

Why You Can't Miss This Workshop:

  • Expert-Led Sessions: Led by experienced farmers and soil scientists, you'll gain insights into the latest techniques for building and maintaining healthy soil.
  • Hands-On Composting: Learn the secrets of effective composting to turn organic waste into black gold for your garden.
  • Biodynamic Practices: Delve into the principles of biodynamic agriculture, learning how to create and use biodynamic preparations to enhance soil fertility and plant health.
  • Interactive Learning: Engage in practical, hands-on activities that will empower you to implement these methods in your own garden or farm.
  • Sustainable Mindset: Embrace a holistic approach to farming that benefits the environment, promotes biodiversity, and yields healthier crops.

Workshop Highlights:

  • In-depth understanding of soil biology and its importance in agriculture.
  • Techniques for composting and organic waste management.
  • Introduction to biodynamic preparations and their application.
  • Strategies for improving soil structure, fertility, and health.

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108: Farm Machinery Workshop

$299.00

🚜 Master the Machines of the Land: Join Our Farm Machinery Workshop! 🚜

Gear up for an exciting day of discovery at Nutrient Farm with our exclusive Farm Machinery Workshop! Designed for both the aspiring farmer and the seasoned agriculturist, this workshop offers a hands-on experience with the powerful machines that make modern farming a success.

Why You Should Attend:

  • Hands-On Training: Get up close and personal with a range of farm machinery, including tractors, harvesters, and plows. Learn how to operate them safely and efficiently.
  • Instruction: Our skilled instructors, with years of farming and machinery expertise, will guide you through the mechanics and maintenance of each machine.
  • Safety First: Understand the critical aspects of farm machinery safety, crucial for anyone working in agriculture.
  • Modern Farming Techniques: Discover how technology is revolutionizing farming, improving productivity, and sustainability.
  • Network with Professionals: Connect with like-minded individuals and professionals in the field of agriculture.

Workshop Highlights:

  • Interactive sessions on operating various farm machinery.
  • Insights into the latest technological advancements in agricultural machinery.
  • Practical tips on routine maintenance and troubleshooting common issues.
  • A certificate of participation, recognizing your newfound skills in farm machinery.

Reservations include:

  • 2 Participants
  • 1 Tour Guide (demonstrator)
  • 1.5 hour Agriculture Workshop of Nutrient Farm equipment of your choosing
  • Recreational Trails / Winter Sledding One Day Passes
  • 10% off Nutrient Farm products for Participants during visit
  • No Risk / Free Cancellation until 24 hours from reservation
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109: Agrochemical Alternatives and Biopesticides Workshop

$79.00

🌿 Go Green with Our Agrochemical Alternatives and Biopesticides Workshop! 🌿

Join us at Nutrient Farm for an enlightening workshop on Agrochemical Alternatives and Biopesticides, where you'll discover the power of sustainable farming!

Why You Should Attend:

  • Sustainable Solutions: Learn about natural and eco-friendly alternatives to traditional agrochemicals. Discover how biopesticides can protect crops without harming the environment.
  • Expert Knowledge: Gain insights from leading experts in the field of organic farming and sustainable pest management.
  • Hands-On Learning: Experience real-world field sessions.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with like-minded individuals, industry experts, and enthusiasts in the field of sustainable agriculture.
  • Making a Difference: Equip yourself with the knowledge to make a positive impact on the environment and contribute to a healthier, more sustainable future.

Workshop Highlights:

  • In-depth sessions on the latest trends and research in biopesticides and organic farming.
  • Practical lectures of preparing and applying natural pest control solutions.
  • Discussions on the benefits and challenges of transitioning to green agrochemicals.
  • Exploration of the role of biopesticides in integrated pest management (IPM).

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110: The Farm Hand Experience Workshop

$49.00

🚜 Step into the Boots of a Farmer: Join Our Farm Hand Experience Workshop! 🌾

Ever wondered what it's like to be a farmer? Now's your chance! Nutrient Farm invites you to our unique Farm Hand Experience Workshop, where you'll dive into the real, hands-on world of farming.

Why You Can't Miss This Workshop:

  • Real Farm Work: Get a first-hand feel of a farmer's day as you participate in daily tasks like tending crops, and operating farm machinery.
  • Learn from the Ground Up: Our experienced farmers will guide you through the skills and knowledge needed to run a farm and crop management.
  • Sustainable Practices: Discover the importance of sustainable farming and how it impacts our food and environment.
  • A Day in the Life: Experience the satisfaction and challenges of farm work, giving you a deeper appreciation for where your food comes from.
  • Connect with Nature: Spend a day outdoors, working with the land and crops, and enjoy a unique break from the hustle of everyday life.

Workshop Highlights:

  • A guided tour of our working farm.
  • Hands-on experience in various aspects of farming.
  • Learning about crop rotation and organic farming.
  • Operating basic farm machinery under supervision.

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