Seasonal and special courses

If you're looking for foraging courses, wild food courses, mushroom foraging courses or other seasonal and specialist courses, why not have a go at one of the courses on organic farms listed below.

A Taste of Provence
04 September

Daylesford Farm, Kingham, Gloucestershire, GL56 0YG

We are incredibly fortunate to be able to reap the benefits of having our sister estate in the South of France, Chateau Leoube. We are now delighted to be able to share this joy with our customers on...
Entrepreneurship and food business
10 September

The School of Artisan Food, Lower Motor Yard, Welbeck, Nottinghamshire S80 3LR

If you're setting-up your own food business or planning to do so, this two-day course has been developed to provide you with fundamental knowledge and a fast track business plan. Join Yvonne O’Donova...
Home Grown Organic Food 52 Weeks of the Year
12 September

Valerie’s Veggies & Plants, Feiiz, Ginns Road, Stocking Pelham, Herts SG9 0J

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...
Butchery & Cooking: Nose to Tail
17 September

Daylesford Farm, Kingham, Gloucestershire, GL56 0YG

The passion and respect we have for our animals is paramount in developing their award-winning organic meat. This course will allow you to follow and understand this journey, as well as gaining pract...
Introduction to Organic Growing
19 September

Valerie’s Veggies & Plants, Feiiz, Ginns Road, Stocking Pelham, Herts SG9 0J

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...
Growing from Seeds
10 October

Valerie’s Veggies & Plants, Feiiz, Ginns Road, Stocking Pelham, Herts SG9 0J

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...
Home Grown Food Despite Bizarre Weather
24 October

Valerie’s Veggies & Plants, Feiiz, Ginns Road, Stocking Pelham, Herts SG9 0J

This course is suitable only for those with some experience of growing, in a garden, allotment, patio or balcony. It is not suitable for beginners. In many parts of the country it has become impossib...
Companion Planting
31 October

Valerie’s Veggies & Plants, Feiiz, Ginns Road, Stocking Pelham, Herts SG9 0J

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...
Introduction to Organic Growing
14 November

Valerie’s Veggies & Plants, Feiiz, Ginns Road, Stocking Pelham, Herts SG9 0J

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...
Home Grown Organic Food 52 Weeks of the Year
12 December

Valerie’s Veggies & Plants, Feiiz, Ginns Road, Stocking Pelham, Herts SG9 0J

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...

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

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