This class is ideal for anyone
developing an organic, efficient orchard.
hoping to utilize land for food production.
wanting to strengthen and deepen their skills in orchard or forest management.
planting the zones 3 and 4 orchards in their permaculture projects.
desiring to hone in their propagation skills and techniques.
seeking an overview of agroforestry practices that work fabulously in an orchard context.
Peter Kring will teach this course. Peter is a nurseryman and farmer who has 30 years experience in tropical agriculture. He has introduced many valuable species into cultivation in Costa Rica and maintains a collection of over 180 species of fruit trees. His farm, Finca la Isla, in Puerto Viejo is a successful family farm that includes a botanical garden and plant nursery. Peter is an advocate for farmers’ markets and is the president of the committee that manages the market in Puerto Viejo.
For more about Peter please see this great video about his project in Puerto Viejo, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nbe1voXFuV8&app=desktop.
course start and ARRIVAl dates
The class begins at 9 a.m. on May 12. The night before the class begins, May 11, is included in the cost of the class.
COURSE END AND DEPARTURE DATES
The last day of the class is May 14. The night of May 14 is included in the cost of the class.