2015 is the International Year of Soils and Klaus Laitenberger organic gardener and author is organising a conference to highlight the importance of our soil. The conference is being faciliated by NOTS.
The conference takes place in Claregalway Castle, Co. Galway on Monday 6th July following the Galway Garden Festival on the previous weekend. Even during the Galway Garden Festival there will be talks and demonstrations for children and adults about the importance on how to keep our soils healthy.
The conference on Monday is limited to 150 participants so early booking is recommended. There are excellent speakers and workshops organised throughout the day.
- Elizabeth Stockdale (Soil Scientist at Newcastle University)
- Ian Tolhurst (Organic Grower and Author from the UK)
- Jim Cronin (Organic Grower)
- Pat Lalor (Organic Farmer)
- Kitty Scully (TV Gardener and Head Gardener at Airfield House)
- Frank Macken (Organic Unit – DAFM)
- Dara Molloy (Celtic Priest)
- Clive Bright (Organic Farmer)
For more information and to book in contact Margaret on firstname.lastname@example.org