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Introduction to organic growing
26 July

Valerie's Veggies and Plants, 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 and how these differ from non-organic. Cove...
Creating fertile soil – the organic way
02 August

Valerie's Veggies and Plants, 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...
Weed and pest control within the organic regime
09 August

Valerie's Veggies and Plants, 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...
Bread Matters sourdough special
06 September

Macbiehill Farmhouse, Lamancha, West Linton, Peeblesshire EH46 7AZ

It’s no accident (or passing fad) that sourdough has come to define the artisan baker’s craft. It is, of course, the oldest way of baking, having raised the staff of life for millenia before industri...
Wild food foraging weekend
13 September

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

Our hedgerows, meadows, woodlands and coastal areas are full of a fantastic range of edible plants that are there for the picking if you know what they are and how to use them. Over the course of a w...
Sustainable beekeeping
20 September

Ragmans Lane Farm, Lower Lydbrook, Gloucestershire GL17 9PA

What is natural beekeeping? How can beekeeping be good for bees – and for biodiversity? At a time when many are questioning intensive beekeeping practices, this course will introduce you to the theor...
Commonwork Autumn workshop 2014
18 October

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

Join us for a range of fun and creative activities, suitable for all ages. Tea and coffee from 10.30am and lunch will be served between 12.30-1.30pm – enjoy a delicious lunch of local, organic and fa...
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...
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