Rita Marley Foundation trains students in organic farming and dowsing

Students trained in organic farming and dowsing | Earth Water Alliance

Earth Water Alliance member trains Jamaican students in organic farming and dowsing methods

The Rita Marley Foundation recently conducted organic farming training programs for high school and kindergarten students. A total of 105 high school students in Clarendon, Jamaica received instruction on the practices of organic farming and dowsing from US-based agricultural consultant Steven Herbert, a water resource consultant for Earth Water Alliance.

Organic farming works in unison with nature by replacing chemical treatments with natural methods. Emphasis is on building soil, boosting its organic content, and encouraging proliferation of soil biology.

Students were also taught the art of dowsing, a method of locating water with L-rods or other dowsing tools. Dowsing assists with gaining information about nutrient levels, necessary fertilizers, amendments, and optimal planting locations.

Read more in this article published by Loop News of Jamaica.

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