Smallholding and bee keeping courses

If you're looking to try your hand at running a smallholding, why not have a go at one of the courses on organic farms listed below - from beekeeping courses for beginners to rearing chickens and pigs.

Introduction to garden permaculture
19 March

Commonwork, Bore Place, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge, Kent. TN8 7AR 

Future proof your garden! Learn how to apply permaculture principles to the design of your space to achieve maximum productivity for minimal workload in an earth-friendly way. The course will be inte...
Backyard Bees
14 May

Commonwork, Bore Place, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge, Kent. TN8 7AR

A chance to learn about setting up your very own hive... Join John Shepherd, smallholder and Commonwork tutor for the day and find out how to set up a hive, have happy bees and how to collect the hon...
Backyard Chickens
04 June

Commonwork, Bore Place, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge, Kent. TN8 7AR

As seen in BBC Good Food Magazine! Join John Shepherd, smallholder and Commonwork Tutor to find out what it takes to keep chickens, including food, housing and health. Click here to read what BBC Goo...

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The Soil Association's Organic Farm School is supported by the Daylesford Foundation.

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