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Introduction to Organic Vegetable Growing course.


The Namibian Organic Association (NOA) invites you to attend an Introduction to Organic Vegetable Growing course.


  • Windhoek: Saturday 5 November 2016
  • Okahandja: Saturday 12 November 2016
During the course you will be introduced to: 

  • Planting out your edible garden (flowers, herbs, vegetables, fruit trees and shrubs)
  • Irrigation
  • Soil management
  • Using effective eicro-organisms
  • Recycling garden and kitchen waste
  • How to make an earthworm farm
  • Making compost and solving some common problems
  • Growing your own seedlings
  • Pest and disease control
  • How to manage weeds
  • Drought management practices including recycling water from your bathroom and kitchen
Who should attend?
Anyone interested in growing their own food. Garden workers are also welcome.

The course will be a combination of theory and practical’s, so please come in old clothes and be prepared to get dirty. Remember your hat and water bottle, plus notebook, pen and pencil.

The course facilitators are:

  • Manjo Krige, Founder and Chairperson of the NOA.  Manjo has been working in organic agriculture and growing organic herbs and vegetables for twelve years.
  • Stephen Barrow who has been working with organic agriculture and Permaculture in the South Africa and internationally for twenty years.  Stephen works internationally in organic certification, and offers consultancy and training in organic agriculture and Permaculture.  Stephen has worked with Manjo for the past seven years, helping in the establishment of the NOA.
The course fee is N$550.00 per person, including teas and a basic lunch.

Spaces are limited, so please book your place soon to avoid disappointment! E-mail

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