DIPLOMA IN ORGANIC AGRICULTURE & ZERO WASTE MANAGEMENT

General Goal:
To promote alternative lifestyle that is good for the well-being of all.

Specific Goals:
  1. To promote Organic Produce for the health of human consumption.
  2. To promote healthy soil and sustainable agriculture practices.
  3. To develop consciousness in managing our waste towards zero waste lifestyle (in every kitchen/at source).
  4. To generate sustainable income
CERTIFICATE IN ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP AND BASIC URBAN AGRICULTURE
  1. SOIL
  2. FOOD
  3. ZERO WASTE
  4. GREEN ECONOMICS
I. Learning Session on Stewardship of Creation
  • Sapat na Principle
  • Earth Walk – awakening sensation
  • Creation Spirituality
  Practical Arts – “SOIL”
  • Vermi composting
  • Soil mixing for Soil conditioning
  • Aerobic composting
  • Herb Gardening
  II. Learning Session on Why Organic?
  • Agriculture only in the Philippines
  • I am not a green thumb
Practical Arts – “FOOD”
  • Fermentation Process of Foliar Fertilizer
  • Kombucha – probiotic drink
  • Herbal – healthy drinks
  • Mushroom & Sprouted Mongo production
III. Learning Session & Practical Arts  “ZERO WASTE”
    • Bokashi Technology
    • Eco-Brick
    • How to make Bokashi buckets, Bran & BMO
    • Vermi Culture
    IV. Learning Session on Cultural Differentiation
  • Different world views
Practical Arts – “Green Economics”
  • Vertical Feed Cook Stove
  • Pera sa Basura at sa Bulate (Vermi)
  • Sunday Market Organic Produce
  EXPOSURE/APPRENTICESHIP:
  • Urban Poor Gardening (Calot 2 Area)
  • Lumad Village (Agusan Sur & Bukidnon)
  • Once a week planting indigenous trees (adopt a forest program)
  • Integretion Process – Surigao (Spirituality of the Heart Center)
Preparations
  1. Planting Kit
  2. Small shovel
  3. Pair of gloves
iii.    Small rake
  1. Pail or water sprinkler
  2. Masinag
  3. Seeds
vii.   100 square meters of cultivable land
  1. Fast crops Vegetable- 20-30 days
– Bahay Kubo Vegetables – High value crop (Herb Gardening)
  1. Tarragon
  2. Basil
  3. Oregano
  4. Lettuce
Enter-Agency Collaborators:
  • TESDA – Technical Education and Skills Development Authority
  • DEP-Ed ALS – Alternative Learning System
  • CSU – Caraga State University
  • D.A. – Department of Agriculture
  • DENR – Department of Environment and Narutal Resources