The people of Goa are invited to come and participate in the World Food Day to learn more about poison-free organic practices to grow some of their own vegetables at home … even in an apartment!
There is no entry fee, no gimmicks. All this is for the love of Nature.
The event will be held at Thomas Stephens Konknni Kendr (TSKK) on Saturday 16th October from 10 A.M. to 6.00 P.M. and 17th October, Sunday morning.
TSKK is located next to XCHR, (same campus) behind O’Conqueiro opposite SAI Colony , Alto Porvorim.
World Food Day is co-organized by students of various schools assisted by Botanical Society of Goa, GOACAN, Green Essentials, Earthworm, OFAI, Green Goa Works, TSKK and other agencies and individuals.
The programme is designed for those who are interested in learning how to grow winter vegetables like radish, knol-khol, cluster beans, brinjal, chillies, tomato,cabbage, lettuce, etc
How to make WOW [Wealth Out of Waste] of so-called ‘garbage’.
How to deal with plastic waste, battery cells and now even e-waste.
How traders adulterate your food items in the market.
Students of SFX High School, Siolim; Green Valley High School, Pilerne and Holy Cross High School, Bastora, will display their projects on “Food Adulteration” and how to detect it.
For Sale: Garden tools, Seeds, Growth boosters and manures, Books on gardening and vegetable growing.
Free samples: Rhizobium nitrogen fixing bacteria culture for beans, peanuts, etc and Trichoderma viridae fungal culture to control diseases that kill plants at flowering.
Demonstrations and Presentations: The Saturday morning session is focussed on school students and others in the below 18 years age group. The Saturday evening session and Sunday morning sessions are focussed on adults but children of all ages are always welcome. The event is about learning, not about teaching.
For details, contact Miguel 9822982676, Yogita 9960643245 or TSKK office 2415857