Smallholding and bee keeping courses

If you're looking to try your hand at running a smallholding, why not have a go at one of the courses on organic farms listed below - from beekeeping courses for beginners to rearing chickens and pigs.

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...
Beekeeping weekend
13 June

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...
Sustainable beekeeping
22 August

Ragmans Lane Farm, Lower Lydbrook, Goucestershire 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...

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