Regenerative Agriculture Course with IFOAM Organics

Feb 4 - 8 2019

Join the regenerative agriculture community and strengthen your own knowledge and understanding! Co-create with a network of peers. Share with and learn from expert trainers in the field of regenerative and organic agriculture development. Gain an understanding of the concepts and complexities of truly sustainable regenerative practice.

At IFOAM-Organics International, we believe that all farming systems supporting our 4 principles of health, ecology, fairness and care, are part of a broader community of practice, working together towards the vision of a sustainable world.

In the spirit of collaboration and with the vision of Organic 3.0, we are proud to partner with 42 Acres Retreat (link is external)in offering this unique training course.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

  • History, definition, and principles of regenerative agriculture
    • Regenerative agriculture practice
    • Integrated farming, cropping, and livestock.
    • Farm design and management
    • Farm to Fork: market and food systems
    • Support networks and structures
    • Regenerative agriculture in the world of regulation and policy

WHO IS IT FOR?

This course is aimed at providing both experienced practitioners as well as those who are new to the sector a comprehensive understanding of the principles underpinning regenerative agriculture and food systems. To find out more information about if this event is for you please click here.

Tuition fees are €550.00 p/person. This includes all training sessions, webinar follow-up, materials, and excursion costs; Accommodation (including all meals and refreshments) is offered at 3 levels:

  • Double room with private en-suite bathroom  at €420.00
  • Twin shared with en-suite bathroom at €350.00
  • Twin shared bedroom/dormitories with shared bathrooms at €270.00

You are responsible for your own travel costs to and from the venue.
We offer limited partial scholarships on a case-by-case basis.

How do I apply?

Do you want to register for this course? Click here for our online application.

Applications close on 2 January 2019. A maximum of 26 participants will be selected from a shortlisted group. We will conduct Skype interviews with the shortlisted candidates, and you will be notified no later than 7 January 2019.

 

Practitioners: Konrad HauptfleischAilbhe Gerrard

Konrad Hauptfleisch is the Head of Capacity Development at IFOAM – Organics International, and has managed the Organic Academy since 2012. He brings 20 years of experience in management, facilitation, training and grassroots sector development.

Ailbhe Gerrard is a farmer with certified organic enterprises, and an educator with a deep interest in farming as a holistic, regenerative activity. She teaches at the Gurteen Agricultural College and has an MSc degree in Organic Farming and Environment and Sustainable Development.

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