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The natural kitchen cookery residential
08 May

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

A three day vegetarian cookery residential geared to make you a natural in the kitchen set on a beautiful organic farm in the Cotswolds. The residential includes three days of hands on and demonstrat...
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...
The art of cheesemaking (weekend)
15 May

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

Come and spend a few days at Abbey Home Farm in the heart of the beautiful Cotswolds, away from the stress and strains of everyday life; relax and immerse yourself in all things Cheese. In our well-e...
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...
Food for Food Lectures
16 May

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

The School of Artisan Food is hosting a weekend of fascinating talks by leading food thinkers. Following the success of our inaugural guest lecture weekend in May 2014 we are offering another opportu...
Starting up as a sustainable farmer and grower
16 May

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

This day-long course looks at what it takes to be a sustainable grower and farmer. Farming is a profession that desperately needs more people coming into it, otherwise who will grow our food in the f...
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...
Introduction to cheese making
08 June

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...
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