[permaculture] Possible Beneficial Indigenous Microorganism Workshop

gil carandang gil_carandang at hotmail.com
Tue Jan 27 17:03:39 EST 2004


hi all!
i will be conducting a whole day workshop on the culture of beneficial 
indigenous microorganisms and its application to agriculture and human 
health this jan. 31 (i will leave for manila next day) between 9am-5pm at:
Everett and Daughters Farm
2111 old san jose road
soquel, calif. 95073
you may contact jasmine at: (831) 464-3740 or e-mail me for more 
information.
kindly send me a reservation check for $50 :  gil carandang
                                                               4690 capitola 
road, no. 9
                                                               capitola, ca. 
95010
this check will confirm your reservation.  we shall collect the other $50 
when you arrive.
thanks,
gil carandang
herbana farms

beyond compost tea

using indigenous microorganisms and bionutrients to improve productivity and 
increase soil health and crop yield.

whole day workshop, saturday, jan. 31 at: everett and daughters farm
                                                           2111 old san jose 
road
                                                           soquel, ca. 95073
soquel is in the santa cruz, california area.

for centuries, farmers in india, korea, japan and the philippines have been 
harvesting the indigenous microorganisms (IMO's) found in nature and using 
them to improve soil health and crop yield.  now the techniques have been 
adapted to modern organic farming, and for the first time they are being 
introduced into the united states.  you could be among the first to benefit 
from the ongoing transfer of knowledge.

gil carandang, a farmer, environmental activist, and specialist in IMO 
techniques from the philippines will begin the whole day workshop with a 
discussion of the basic theory of IMO.  a hands-on session will then 
demonstrate how to collect and grow your own indigenous microorganisms and 
bionutrients from natural sources on and around your farm, and how to apply 
them to increase yields and reduce problems on your farm.

the workshop is a follow-up to mr. carandang's highly popular seminars at 
the ecofarm conference last year and this year.  it will focus on practical, 
low cost applications of IMO in growing vegetables, flowers, herbs, orchard 
fruits, livestock and even aquaculture.

gil will demonstrate how to collect microorganisms that already exist in the 
woodlands, streams and wild areas near your farms, and how to steep and 
ferment them to produce a soil enhacement and/or foliar spray that will 
build healthier soil, generate stronger plant growth and productivity, and 
reduce dependence on chemical fertilizers or pesticides.  fermentation 
demonstrations will include the use of plant, animal and mineral substrates 
and the microbes that grow upon them.  included will be cultures of lacto 
bacilli, forest beneficial microbes, plant specific microbes, rhizobium 
nitrogen fixing bacteria, bionutrients, fish amino acids, calcium phosphate 
extracts, plant fermented extracts, ginger garlic extract, designer compost 
(bokashi) and more.  all these substances can be used on your farm, ranch or 
vineyard without the purchase of any products other than simple bases like 
rice, molasses and alcohol.  a workbook will be provided.  a wed search for 
"indigenous microorganisms" will also yield more information on IMO's.




>From: "gil carandang" <gil_carandang at hotmail.com>
>Reply-To: permaculture <permaculture at lists.ibiblio.org>
>To: permaculture at lists.ibiblio.org
>Subject: [permaculture] Possible Beneficial Indigenous Microorganism 
>Workshop
>Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2004 23:39:01 +0000
>
>hi all!
>i am doing a whole day workshop on the culture of indigenous microorganisms 
>jan. 29 in bolinas, california after my short workshop on the subject at 
>ecofarm conference.  a lot of people are interested for a whole day 
>workshop which bolinas cannot accomodate anymore.  so we are planning to do 
>that whole day workshop somewhere in santa cruz, california area, probably 
>in a soquel farm.  if anyone is interested, please e-mail me and will let 
>you know if this will push through before i fly back to the philippines.  i 
>am tentatively schedule jan. 31 flying out.
>thanks,
>gil carandang
>herbana farms
>
>
>>From: "Jerome Osentowski" <jerome at crmpi.org>
>>Reply-To: permaculture <permaculture at lists.ibiblio.org>
>>To: permaculture <permaculture at lists.ibiblio.org>
>>Subject: Re: [permaculture] Shumei Natural Agriculture
>>Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2004 07:39:49 -0700
>>
>>Joshua,  Very interesting group.  My site is only two hrs. from crestone.
>>Over the years I have done a lot of teaching over there.  I have taught
>>forest garden ws to that groug where we  had 50 students.  I also sell a 
>>lot
>>of my forest garden nursery material over there.  Check out our  site.  
>>good
>>look with the one acre project.  jerome
>>--
>>Jerome Osentowski, Director
>>Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute
>>PO Box 631
>>Basalt, CO 81621   U.S.A.
>>
>>Tel/fax (970) 927-4158    E mail: jerome at crmpi.org
>>
>>For more information, please visit our web site at <<www.crmpi.org>>
>>
>>
>>----------
>> >From: "Joshua B" <lists at jbsolutions.com.au>
>> >To: "permaculture" <permaculture at lists.ibiblio.org>
>> >Subject: [permaculture] Shumei Natural Agriculture
>> >Date: Wed, Jan 21, 2004, 3:36 PM
>> >
>>
>> > Hi Group.
>> >
>> > First of all, I'd like to introduce myself. I have just joined this 
>>group
>> > (I've been lurking for a few days now). After a lifetime of renting me 
>>and
>> > my family finally have 1 acre of land an hour north-west of Brisbane, 
>>QLD,
>> > Australia that we can call our own. I grew up on an organic farm, but
>> > managed to completely extract myself from that way of life for a good 
>>many
>> > years. Now, suddenly my spirit yearns to re-attach itself with nature. 
>>I am
>> > at research stage at the moment and reading everything my eyes can 
>>grasp
>> > (and there is a lot out there thanks to the www). My plan is to 
>>incorporate
>> > permaculture ideals into our land and make it as sustainable as 
>>possible, I
>> > am already saving as much "waste" as I can get my hands on.
>> >
>> > Anyway, in my travels for knowledge, I found this site posted on 
>>another
>>group...
>> >
>> > 
>>http://www.newfarm.org/international/features/0803/shumei1/gregintro.shtml
>> >
>> > A very informative look at Japanese spiritualism and history in regards 
>>to
>> > the way they do agriculture. Thought some of you may be interested. 
>>Look
>> > out for the "Next Page" links at the bottom of each page, they are easy 
>>to
>>miss...
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > Best regards.
>> > Joshua B
>> > lists at jbsolutions.com.au
>> > 2004-01-22
>> >
>> >
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