An introduction workshop covering: Ethics and principles Design Examples of Permaculture An observation exercise A practical exercise and walk An overview of the Permaculture network and how to find out more. Permaculture uses design principles to develop integrated systems that provide for our needs of food, shelter, energy and community in ways that are healthy [...]
Food Growing Training
EcoLocal offers six week Beginners Food Growing Courses which give you practical experience from preparing the land, learning techniques and planting right through to harvesting and storing. We also offer a fantastic range of one day and half day workshops. Our 2013 course booklet can be downloaded here. For more details see below or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn how to make the most of the free food in public spaces. Run by a wild food practitioner, this workshop includes an foraging walk looking for edible and useful plants. This workshop includes making and eating lunch. This course is £35 Sunday 16th June 2013 11am-2pm Held at Sutton Ecology Centre in Carshalton. To [...]
This courses looks at all the important aspects to consider when growing food, including: – Improving the fertility of your soil – Companion planting – Growing without chemicals and pesticides – Dealing with pests and weeds – Composting – Growing fresh delicious Produce All welcome and no experience needed. This course is only £35 Sunday [...]
This introduction workshop will cover the principles of keeping chickens in an urban environment. You will gain the knowledge you need to understand what keeping chickens entails, including what to look for when buying your hens, choosing a suitable garden spot for your chickens, daily maintenance, breeds and a chance hold chickens. All welcome and [...]
Tired of the same strawberry jam or mango chutney? Have you ever wanted to have a go at making your own preserves but never known quite how to start? Or perhaps you’ve had a go but want to improve your skills? This one day workshop will give you an introduction into making jams, jellies, chutney [...]
Learn everything you need to know to start growing your own fruit and veg. including: – Preparing your growing area – Planning what to grow – Planting techniques – Taking care of your plants – Feeding your soil – Harvesting and storing produce This course is only £75 Courses Starting: Saturday 14th September – [...]