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Mindful baking, mindful food - health, practice, philosophy and politics
23 March

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

With Andrew Whitley, Julia Ponsonby and Sister Jewel In this week long course we apply the practice of mindfulness to what we consume - our food, what we choose to eat and how we prepare it. We explo...
Entrepreneurship and food business
26 March

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...
Natural beekeeping
28 March

Ragmans Lane Farm, Lower Lydbrook, Gloucestershire GL17 9PA

Do you want to keep bees? Or are you a beekeeper who wants to know more about natural beekeeping? Perhaps you just want bees in your garden? Join us for a weekend all about bees. This course provides...
Introduction to cheese making
31 March

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

Join award-winning cheesemaker Paul Thomas and turn your hand to making your own cheese on this two-day practical course. If you love cheese and want to discover how to make it, then this hands-on co...
Weed and pest control within the organic regime
04 April

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

With a changing climate, this can be a challenging task. This course includes theory and demonstrations of a range of techniques used by organic growers. A basic knowledge of organic methods will enh...
A weekend of willow weaving
10 April

Abbey Home Farm, Burford Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 5HF

Spend an enjoyable and relaxing weekend in the lovely surroundings of Abbey Home Farm as you weave one or two baskets, with Norah Kennedy. Alternatively you may wish to make a piglet or chicken or ev...
Growing from seeds
11 April

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...
Home grown food despite bizarre weather
18 April

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

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
25 April

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...
Beekeeping weekend
25 April

Troed y Rhiw Organics, Troed y Rhiw Farm, Llwyndafydd, Llandysul, SA44 6BY

Explore an ever-growing and immensely popular pursuit. Bee populations across the world are collapsing catastrophically and we may lose one in three of every bite we eat. Keeping bees on a domestic l...
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