Event

Regenerative farming for Perennial Horticulture – featuring Dr Christine Jones

Come along to this exciting event in the Pickering Brook featuring internationally recognised Australian microbiologist, Dr Christine Jones.

Topics include:

  • Soil health in perennial horticulture businesses
  • Integrated livestock into perennial horticulture systems
  • Transitioning businesses to regenerative practices
  • Climate resilience business planning and value-adding regenerative products

Speakers include: Dr Christine Jones, Blyth Calnan (RCS), Tony Della Bosca (DPIRD), Maree Gooch (Value Creators/Belay Consulting), Sue Logan (Naturally Nurtured).

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Regenerative farming for Perennial Horticulture is presented by Perth NRM, RegenWA and the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development. This event is supported by the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation’s Soil Wise Program. Soil Wise is funded by the National Landcare Program Smart Farms Small Grants – an Australian Government initiative. It is supported by Healthy Estuaries WA – a State Government program.

 

About Dr Christine Jones

Dr Christine Jones is an internationally renowned and highly respected groundcover and soil ecologist. She has been working with innovative landholders to implement regenerative land management practices that enhance biodiversity, increase biological activity, sequester carbon, activate soil nutrient cycles, restore water balance, improve productivity and create new topsoil.Christine has organised and participated in workshops, field days, seminars and conferences throughout Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Western Europe, Central America, USA and Canada.

 

About Dr Christine Jones’ tour of WA

Internationally recognised Australian soil microbiologist, Dr Christine Jones will be heading to Western Australia February 2023 for a total of 8 events focusing on soil biology, providing practical advice for farmers to increase their profit and productivity by implementing regenerative agriculture practices.

These events are supported by the Agriculture Climate Resilience Fund and is a collaboration between DPIRD,  Torbay Catchment Group, Perth NRM|RegenWA, Earthwhile Australia, Lower Blackwood LCDC, Wilson Inlet Catchment, The Serpentine Jarrahdale Food and Farm Alliance (SJFFA), Oyster Harbour Catchment Group Inc, South Coast NRM, Lower South West Growers Group, Galloway Springs and the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development Perth Hills and Swan Valley Project.

 

Event details

Date:                      Thursday February 16th 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. Please arrive between 9:30am-9:45am for registration and coffee.

Location:             Core Cider House, 35 Merrivale Rd, Pickering Brook WA 6076

Cost:                      $19.50

Tickets:                Trybooking

More Info:         For more information please contact Bonnie Jupp, RegenWA Program Manager at bonnie.jupp@perthnrm.com or Nancye Gannaway, Future Farming Systems Development Officer Perth Hills and Swan Valley at Nancye.Gannaway@dpird.wa.gov.au