Growing courses

Home grown organic food 52 weeks of the year
29 November

Valerie's Veggies & Plants, Feiiz, 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. Conta...
Introduction to organic growing
06 December

Valerie's Veggies & Plants, Feiiz, 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
13 December

Valerie's Veggies & Plants, Feiiz, 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...
Commonwork Winter workshop 2014
13 December

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

Celebrate this winter, whatever the weather may bring..... Join us at Commonwork, Bore Place for workshop activities in the morning followed by a delicious festive lunch and seasonal entertainment in...
Restoring our soil
02 February

Schumacher College, The Old Postern, Dartington, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 6EA, UK

With Craig Sams, Rebecca Hosking, Satish Kumar and Debra Solomon This course is a creative exploration of how we breathe life back into our soils, as well as deepening our own relationships with them...
Agroecology: food for the future
27 April

Schumacher College, The Old Postern, Dartington, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 6EA, UK

Miguel A Altieri and Clara Nicholls This course brings together leading voices in agroecology to provide a fascinating exploration of the principles of agroecology and how these can be applied to ens...

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