Water & Nutrient Retention Workshop
Saturday 28 August 9.30am – 1pm
Hosted by Country Noosa at the Kendall Permaculture Farm
93 Golden Gully Road, Kin Kin
Supported by Noosa & District Landcare and PermEco.
Country Noosa is proudly supported by Noosa Council.
Water and Nutrient retention is extremely important for a biologically diverse and healthy landscape. Find out the why and the how of water and nutrient retention from Tom Kendall, permaculture and regenerative agriculture teacher and consultant.
This workshop is held at the Kendall Permaculture Farm in Kin Kin, which has a number of water and nutrient retention practices in place which will be shown and explained during the workshop. The workshop runs from 9.30am to 1pm, with a catered break at 11am. The first half of the workshop will include explanations of water and nutrient retention practices and the second half will be a field walk showing the implementation, with further explanation.
Tom Kendall is a permaculture and regenerative agriculture farmer with over 40 years farming experience and a broad acre agriculture background. He is co-founder of PermEco and the Permaculture Research Institute Luganville, Vanuatu and is current interim president of Country Noosa. He teaches at the Kendall Permaculture Farm Education and Training Site. Tom has taught courses in Australia and overseas. He has experience in tropical, sub tropical, temperate and dry land climates.
Tom does regular consultations for personal land holders as well as not for profit organisations and government departments in Australia and overseas. He has worked and consulted in sub-tropical and tropical climates (Pacific and Caribbean islands, north east Australia etc) and dry land climates (Iran, Jordan, Western Australia etc). Tom has an amazing ability to read hydration and fertility issues on large scale as well as smaller scale landscapes. With his farming background, Tom is a very hands on and practical man and is solution focused. He has a talent to identify and repair damaged and eroded landscapes, focusing on soil health and transforming damaged land to highly productive land.
This event is fully booked.