Interested in digging deeper to improve soil health?
Join agroecologist Nicole Masters, Integrity Soils, for a surprising and revealing look at your most valuable asset… your soil.
– Deepen your understanding of soil health and soil microbes
– The vital role of soil microbes in building resilience
– Enhancing water, carbon and nutrient cycles
– Using soil organisms and/or livestock to lift microbial function on the land
– Soil detective tools
Nicole Masters, director of Integrity Soils, is an agro-ecologist with over 17 years’ extensive practical and theoretical experience in regenerative / biological farming practices. Recognized as a dynamic and grounded educator, Nicole brings cutting edge sound science to a topic that has relevance to anyone interested in improving the efficiency of inputs whilst improving profitability and resilience. “You can have your cake and eat it too!” Since 2003 she has taught these practices throughout Australasia and North America; helping to inspire and guide farmers into new and innovative ways to produce food. Nicole has a proven record in supporting farmers in meeting their goals through an holistic approach to soil and pasture management. You may have seen her articles in Straight Furrow, Dairy Exporter or international rural publications. Nicole is currently undertaking a Masters in Science at Auckland University looking at ‘The Agro-ecological Entrepreneurs’.
Date: June 21 & 22, 2017
Times: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm Wednesday & 9:30 am – 4:30 pm Thursday
Locations: Grass Roots Family Farm & Cameron Family Farm, Ferintosh, Alberta Ferintosh Community Recreational Center
Fee: 2-day Workshop & homemade lunches included for $275
Spaces are limited! Accommodations available here.
– For more details
– If you have any food allergies
– For your pre-workshop information package
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May 18 | Events
Through the Government of Alberta’s Status of Women Program, we are pleased to offer bursaries for the Soil Health Masterclass with Nicole Masters to be held on June 21 & 22 in Ferintosh, AB. Apply by June 9th. Click here to download the application form. Click here to learn more about the Soil Health Masterclass with Nicole Masters.Read More