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Growing Vital Foods: From Soil to Plate

Growing Vital Foods: From Soil to Plate

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  • Tue 26 Oct, 6:30pm – 8:00pm


Founders Heritage Park, 87 Atawhai Dr, Nelson


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Pay as you feel: $5.00

Are you a keen gardener? Or are you looking to start growing your first spring veggies?

Join us for an evening with Tim Maples, exploring how to enrich your soil, grow nutrient-dense foods and hear tips on how to maximise plant-based nutrition.

Topics covered will include:

Soil texture and structure
Biological aspects including earthworms and fungi
Tips for maximising use of small spaces
Creating conditions for healthy plants to thrive
Companion planting
Shifting towards organic fertilisers
Consideration of macro, micro and trace elements
Growing and eating a diverse range of plants
Growing and eating seasonal veggies
You'll come away with practical know-how to enable you to grow and eat more nutritious vital foods and boost your vitality.

*If we are at covid-19 alert level 3 or 4, this will become an online event.

About Tim Maples
Tim has had 40 years experience as an organic grower, lecturer and author. A graduate of Lincoln University where he co-founded the Biological Husbandry Unit, he has also served on both the Soil and Health and Biogro executive teams. He currently lives on a 15-acre organic farm in Nelson where he runs field days to demonstrate sustainable living and organic regenerative growing practises.

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