Tue, 09 Nov|
Join FarmED and The Carbon Farm for a two day course exploring the economic and ecological benefits of carbon farming.
Time & Location
09 Nov 2021, 09:00 – 10 Nov 2021, 17:00
Shipton-under-Wychwood, Station Rd, Shipton-under-Wychwood, Chipping Norton OX7 6BJ, UK
About the Event
Would you like to reduce your demand on artifical inputs, increase your margins and sequester carbon in your soil?
In this course, led by The Carbon Farm's Glyn Mitchell, you'll learn how different farming practices influence the carbon cycle, for good or for worse, and what you can do to turn your farm into a carbon sink. We'll take a look at beneficial practices that help sequester carbon and explore the different value of carbon credits, how to measure and monitor soil carbon, and ultimately what it takes for you to transition your farm to a Carbon Farm.
- On Farm Carbon Cycles and how systems influence a carbon positive/negative farm
- On farm carbon sinks
- Practises and processes of farming carbon
- Different values of carbon credits
- Managing, monitoring, and measuring carbon as carbon credits
- Next steps to becoming a Carbon Farm.
Ticket price includes refreshments and a nutritious and seasonal lunch at FarmED.
About the facilitator - Glyn Mitchell of The Carbon Farm
Glyn Mitchell is a Soil Food Web qualified microbiologist, composter, and soil steward. Glyn supports all growing systems to make soils naturally healthy and fertile and has extensive experience in supporting farmers deliver profitable/nutrient-dense produce. Glyn is author of The Soil Carbon Code, which is designed to reward holistic farmers who manage to increase levels of soil organic carbon by adopting effective soil regeneration strategies. Glyn has presented at Groundswell and regularly lectures on holistic farming and soil regeneration practices across the UK.
The Carbon Farm is a proud partner of 4 per 1000 and the Sustainable Soil Alliance
The FarmED Bursary
If funding is a barrier to you, we can help. We have a bursary pot which we can use to help fund or part fund course fees and other expenses for those that will benefit most.
Click here for more info: www.farm-ed.co.uk/bursaries
More information & booking
If you require more information on FarmED please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your booking is safe. If we cannot run any element of the training face to face due to COIVD restrictions, you will be refunded, or you can switch to an alternative course/date.
To view the agenda please CLICK HERE
Pay it forward and help us to support other people’s learning experiences. (Inc. Vat)£300.00Tax: VAT included
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Our solidarity price for those who will benefit most. (inc. VAT)£200.00Tax: VAT included
GREAT Project Participant
Subsidised places available to existing and aspiring farmers, growers and advisers in Gloucestershire.£100.00Tax: VAT included