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Hedgelaying
05 March

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

A very practical, hands on, one day course laying a Midland style hedge. Learn about this traditional skill on the job with Clive Leeke. All specialist tools and equipment supplied. Hedge laying is a...
Home grown organic food 52 weeks of the year
07 March

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
14 March

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...
Preserving fruit
18 March

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

Explore the traditional skill of jam making with Waltham Place Chef, Adrian. Whether berries collected from the hedgerow or a glut of fruit from your garden, Adrian will teach you how to make a range...
Introduction to organic growing
21 March

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...
Advanced British meat
23 March

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

Extend your butchery knowledge and develop new skills with this advanced two-day course developed for existing butchers, chefs, small holders and enthusiasts. This comprehensive butchery course explo...
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...
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...
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