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‘The Urban Farming Show’ in Mumbai, India

Terrace Garden. Photo by Earthoholics.

The Urban Farming Show… Lets Plant, Grow & Eat!

Date: 2nd, 3rd, 4th November
Earthoholics and Home Collectives

Through this show we wish to promote growing one’s own food organically on rooftops, box grills, balconies and empty city spaces on an individual to a community level.

People can shop for a wide range of Orchids by Orchids Flora Pune, exclusive Bonsai plants by SSurup Bonsais, Terrariums or bottle gardens and medicinal plants by Go Green Nursery, vegetable sapplings, herb plants, pest repellant plants by Vriksha Nursery, gardeninig tools, pots, square foot gardening kits, accesories and much more. They can get access to the best of water proofing and kitchen garden set up services and also living walls/vertical garden consultants.

Interested audiences also get to interact with all of the NGO’s working to promote rooftop farming in their own way in Mumbai like Urban Leaves, RUR, Fresh and Local and more on a common platform.

The highlight of the show will be “Hydroponics” and the “free seminars” on interesting topics taken by eminent faculties and NGO’s. The free seminars are as under.

2nd November, Friday, 2012
12.30-1.30pm: All About Rooftop Gardening, Waterproofing, Load bearing,etc..By Earthoholics & groups.

2pm- 3pm: Importance of Amrit Mitti & Nutritious Soil- By Urban Leaves
3.30pm-4.30pm: Art of Bonsai- Rupa Shah, Ssurup.

3rd November, Saturday, 2012
12.30pm-1pm: Talk on Why Organic and more – By India for Safe food – Tejal and Team
1.30pm-2.30pm: Home Composting made simple and Tetra Pack recycling@home-By RUR
3pm-4.30pm: Home Gardening-Ornamentals Indoor+Outdoor Plants, By Miguel Braganza.

4th November, Sunday,2012
12.30pm-1.30pm: Basics of Vegetable Gardening (For Beginners) By Miguel
2pm-3pm:Winter Vegetable Gardening (Advanced) By Miguel Braganza
3.30pm-4.30pm: Hydroponics- By Pet Bharo Team.

For those who can’t grow due to zero availability of resources are encouraged to switch to the interesting natural and organic products vegetables, groceries offered by our exhibitors alongwith other interesting eco friendly products. This event is more of a movement & needs the support of every Mumbaikar.

See more here.

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1 comment

1 bobby { 11.16.12 at 4:49 am }

Great Stuff !!