Face-to-Face Course: Home Gardeners' Series - Growing Organic Leafy Vegetables Using Soil (2 July 2022)- PM
Enhance your Skills with Expert Led Face to Face Workshop
This is an hands-on course (2.5 Hours) that will provide and equip you with techniques of growing leafy vegetables using containers in your apartment or flats, or house in Singapore context . Singapore climate conditions are very different from many other countries, and it is important for you to learn what skills you can apply in your own garden.
Course Fees: SG$120 (early bird get SG$50 you pay only SG$80)
(included SG$25 worth of materials to use during the workshop)
Overall savings of $75 !
- Food Safety in Singapore
- Singapore Climate and its impact on Singapore Growers
- Organic Gardening Principles
- Seed Selection (selecting crops suitable for Singapore climate)
- Growing Medium (what soil type)
- Growing Method (from seeding to harvesting)
- Pest Management (how to ensure your crops are protected and healthy)
(Health Advisory) -
For face-to-face classes, we have followed the guidelines by Ministry of Health on the measures required and the social distancing measures. All students will be required to use hand sanitizer and wear face mask through out the session. Hand Sanitizers and Anti-Bacterial soap are available within our premises.
Class Size is Small (10 students max).
From August 2020, we have moved to a larger classroom as well!
Faith is the Founder of The Living Centre, and is professionally trained in Nutritional Farming in Australia as well as High Tech farming from Netherlands (HAS University of Applied Sciences). With expert knowledge in both Soil-Based and Soil-less Agriculture, she also lead the first series of Urban Farming SkillsFuture courses supported by SkillsFuture Singapore. Besides providing professional training in hydroponics Singapore to the public, local university and lecturers from polytechnics, she also provides consultancy to commercial hydroponic farms. Her belief in wholistic living is based on 2 fundamental aspects of Human Health: Nutritional Health from growing and consuming great quality agricultural crops, and Emotional Health through emotional wellness and balance.
She has been invited as a key speaker at key gardening and edible farming events, including "Community Garden Festival", "Gardeners'Day Out" organised by Nparks Singapore. Faith believes in changing lives through imparting skills and knowledge to local growers in farms and gardening community. She is also an certified advanced practitioner in EFT (EFTi) and Matrix Reimprinting (EFTMR)
(1) Is the trainer good?
Ms Faith Foo has trained people in Singapore and from over 14 countries in applications of commercial farming, community and home gardening. She has also been invited as a key speaker at various key gardening events in Singapore such as Singapore Gardening Festival organised by Hort Park. She also works as a consultant for commercial farms. She is also involved in training local polytechnic lecturers who in turn train next generation of growers to enter the agricultural industry.
(2) Will I receive any training materials?
Yes, you will receive digital copies (pdf) of step-by-step guides and your trainer will teach you how to use these guides. You will also receive resources (soil, seeds, fertilisers etc)
(3) Will the trainer share where we can get good and affordable gardening supplies in Singapore?
Yes! We will train you how to be a smart and informed shopper! So that you do not get confused by the product offerings at commercial shops.
(4) Should I attend a face-to-face or online class?
Some of you prefer to attend an online class as you may be taking care of someone at home, or you feel more comfortable learning from home. A Face to Face will provide you with the ability to practice your skills with feedback from the trainer
(5) When is the closing date?
Once all the seats are full , we will close registration
(6) How do I register for the class?
Click on Red Registration button on this page
|Event Date||02-Jul-2022 (Sat) 2:00 pm|
|Event End Date||02-Jul-2022 (Sat) 4:30 pm|
|This event is organised and conducted by||The Living Centre|
|Language of Instruction||English|
|Course Fee Payment Mode||You can use online Paypal/Credit or Debit Card , Interbank Transfer.|
|Location||The Living Centre (Training Room - Level 1)|