News Flash!!! : new baby chicks are hatched, the Mommas are quite happy! Play with the new babies and see how the Moms care for them. This experience is all about having fun with the animals and exploring the garden. We will start by giving some treats to the pigs and chickens. Watching them enjoy some treats is better than any TV show ever made... I will provide some green tea, Jun (fermented tea beverage, like kombucha), water and we can taste some of the KNF ferments made into beverages if you like! I will show you how using the animals to facilitate the garden greatly reduces your need for any input away from your land . We will discuss the basic principles of Natural Farming and animal housing and how to create and environment they are happy in. We can go around the garden and pick some fresh greens or what is available to taste the difference in true organic foods! I have Pear, Apple, Plum and Nectarine trees and a flourishing vegetable garden. We'll check the nesting boxes and collect the days eggs, always fun! For this experience we will mainly focus on you having fun and learning a little along the way as you like. We will end our time together with a chance for you to ask any questions or just sit and give the pigs belly rubs (they LOVE those!) and play with the chickens. If you desire more in depth knowledge on Korean Natural Farming I do offer an intensive class.
I have been practicing Organic, Bio-dynamic, Permaculture and now Korean Natural Farming (KNF) for over 30 years. Making my own "fertilizers" and pesticides out of natural materials and have always had a great love of animals. I have also recently gone through training in Korean Natural Farming with Eric Weinart from Hawaii and Rei Yoon from Korea. The basic premise of my belief is that we need to use the power of nature and our surrounding flora and fauna to help the microbiology of our soil by creating an environment that is conducive to their thriving development. We are surrounded by everything we need to have vigorous health for ourselves our animals and land. I have a passion for animals and when you meet them you will see why. They are so smart and have their own individual personalities that you can't help but fall in love with.
Oolong or Green tea ,Jun or water will be provided.
This experience will be completely outdoors in my back yard with the flock of chickens and pair of pigs.
10月23日 水曜日 12:30～13:30
Clothing and shoes you don't mind getting a little dirty is key! Also be aware of the weather and wear appropriate clothing. It can also be very sunny so a hat can be nice for sensitive folks. Be ready to have a great time!!! :)
Chickens & Pigs ~ A Playshop Experience