Following will be the schedule for the program
8:30-9:00 Arrival- Welcome, familiarize yourself with the place
9:30 to 10:30 Types of seeds, Germination process, Improving germination rates
10:30 to 11:00 Break
11:00 to 01:00 Tour of the farm to familiarize with the plant species, their characteristics and functions.
01:00 to 02:00 Lunch break
2:00 to 3:30 Seedling to Saplings, bagging your seedlings, sapling planting demonstration.
3:30 to 4:00 Tea break
4:00 to 4:30 Final Q&A and wrap up
What to expect?
TVC is a 100-acre permaculture farm run by 52 families experimenting with a living style that reduces consumption and incorporates naturally supported cyclical systems.
Details about how to reach are here. Basic etiquettes while you are at the farm are listed here.
The farm is still in the regeneration phase. The weather is pleasant during Aug - Feb.
March to July are hot months, with day temperatures reaching 38+ degrees.
The area of the farm is large and has multiple terrains. You should be able to drive up to the entrance of the farm. Access to various parts of the farm is on foot, and you be comfortable with that. We have farm staff staying in the farm quarters and will take care of you while you are at the farm.
We have some amiable dogs with them at the farm. For any reason, if you feel uncomfortable, please inform the farm staff.
We have a common food hut/pergola where you can keep your things, have food, etc. It also has charging points for the phone. We usually prepare simple food and are happy to share it with the guests.