Courses in the South East

Bread making
29 April

Waltham Place Farm, Church Hill, White Waltham, Berks SL6 3JH

A one day course to introduce you to the traditional art of Bread Making. Waltham Place Chef, Adrian, explains the basics of bread making and will teach you how to make a variety of breads including ...
Introduction to organic growing
09 May

Valerie's Veggies, Feliz Ginns Road, Stocking Pelham, Herts, SG9 0JD

Suitable for those starting to grow veg, fruit or garden plants in a garden, allotment, or on a patio or balcony. Provides an overview of organic practices, with emphasis on how these differ from non...
Creating fertile soil - the organic way
16 May

Valerie's Veggies, Feliz Ginns Road, Stocking Pelham, Herts, SG9 0JD

A fertile and healthy soil is the priority for organic growers. This course covers the basic techniques for achieving this and compares organic with non-organic methods. Also provides the basic knowl...
Home grown organic food 52 weeks of the year
30 May

Valerie's Veggies, Feliz Ginns Road, Stocking Pelham, Herts, SG9 0JD

This is an intensive course, suitable only for those with experience of growing. Covers in detail, the practical work and facilities needed for achieving a year-round supply of home grown food. £70 f...
Companion planting
06 June

Valerie's Veggies, Feliz Ginns Road, Stocking Pelham, Herts, SG9 0JD

This course is best suited to those who have at least some experience of growing in soil and/or raised beds, either for veg production or general gardening. It is a ‘stand alone’ course and you do no...
Backyard chickens course
06 June

Commonwork, Bore Place, Chiddingstone, Nr 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. Read what BBC Good Food Magazin...
Macro photography
26 June

Waltham Place Farm, Church Hill, White Waltham, Berks SL6 3JH

Explore the grounds of Waltham Place Organic farm with gardener, Ron Pilcher, as he introduces you to the fascinating world of macro photography and the myriad of invertebrates that live in the garde...
Growing from seeds
27 June

Valerie's Veggies, Feliz Ginns Road, Stocking Pelham, Herts, SG9 0JD

Anyone interested in growing their own veg, herbs or flowers, needs to be able to germinate seeds of different species and varying physical characteristics. This course provides an overview of common...

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