Members of the public are invited to register for a Sustainable Soil Management Course being hosted by the Caribbean Permaculture Research Institute, in association with the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management.

The five-day course, entitled: Sustainable Soil Management ??? Creating Living Soils for Vital Food, will take place from Monday, August 10, to Friday, August 14, at the Ministry???s Graeme Hall, Christ Church, headquarters, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day.

Participants will have the opportunity to learn how to produce organic food in their own backyards or green houses; how to maintain and restore soil vitality; and how to make organic fertilizers and grow more food with little effort.

Further information about the course, including the course outline and fees, may be obtained by emailing Lorraine Ciarallo at, or calling 256-3528.??The deadline for registration is Friday, August 7.

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