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    Upcoming Three Day Mushroom Cultivation & Identification Course

    by  • September 5, 2016

    Mushroom Cultivation & Identification Course At Brook End LAND Centre near Street/Glastonbury, Somerset (1hour south of Bristol) FRIDAY 14TH – SUNDAY 16TH OCTOBER 2016 This three-day course will take a look at the fascinating world of fungi, introducing key concepts in their biology and ecology. Looking at the identification and classification of fungi and...

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    Don’t miss the Community Food Forum – Thursday 13th October 2016

    by  • September 11, 2016

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    Feed Avalon are organising three yearly community food forums. The aim is to bring together interested individuals and groups from the local area who are currently active, or interested in becoming active, in reclaiming our food system. They are informal events where we can talk, share food and build relationships. The next forum is:...

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    The Wild Community Harvest

    by  • September 11, 2016

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    What: Make wild food preserves communally. Come learn, share knowledge and skills, socialise, share the work, share the harvest. Where: Unit C1 Thriveability Hub, Northover Buildings, Glastonbury, BA6 9NU Wild Harvest Freezer We will create a wild fruit harvest store, in a freezer, ready for community production sessions on in September. You can pick...

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    Fantastic Fermentation Course this October

    by  • September 11, 2016

    Fermentation Course October

    How to book: To book please email eat@feedavalon.org.uk When: Saturday 22nd October 2016, 9.30 – 5pm Where: Unit C1 Thriveability Hub, Northover Buildings, Glastonbury, BA6 9NU What: In the course, you’ll be rediscovering the old methods of preserving food. We’ll be preparing, making and tasting fermented foods from all over the globe; a variety...

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    Introduction to Vegan Cooking Course – Saturday 1st October 2016

    by  • September 5, 2016

    Vegan Cooking October 2016

    How to book: To book please email eat@feedavalon.org.uk When: Saturday 1st October 2016, 09.30am – 4.30pm Where: Unit C1 Thriveability Hub, Northover Buildings, Glastonbury, BA6 9NU What: The workshop will be practical and hands on. We’ll learning simple cooking techniques, what foods to combine for nutritional value and interesting flavour combinations. They’ll also be...

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    Inspiring day learning about Pond Design and Construction

    by  • August 5, 2016

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    Members of Feed Avalon and interested local people spent the day learning about pond design and construction with local horticulturist Philip Knight. The one-day course was designed to support people to learn the basics of how to design and build ponds. We learned how to create pond habitats that support wildlife to thrive. As...

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    Learning about Mushrooms at the Red Brick Building Community Garden

    by  • July 25, 2016

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    Patrick Mallery from the Upcycled Mushroom Company and Feed Bristol taught a one-day mushroom cultivation course this July in Glastonbury. Hosted at the Red Brick Building Community Garden, the course explored the basics of mushroom growing. Folks learned how to inoculate mushroom logs and build mushroom beds. We hope that there can be some...

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    Pictures from Vegan Permaculture Design Course 2016, Part One

    by  • July 20, 2016

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    Each summer Feed Avalon’s hosts a full permaculture design course in Compton Dundon. Below are some photographs from part one of the third Vegan Permaculture Design Course taught by Graham Burnett and Nicole Vosper of Feed Avalon. It was an amazing group rich with existing knowledge and skills. The week culminated in a session...

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    Photos from Feed Avalon’s Plant Identification Course

    by  • July 15, 2016

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    Here are some photos from Feed Avalon’s first Plant Identification course that took place in July 2016. The course was supported by Somerset Skills and Learning. If you are interested in potentially doing this course with us next year please email Nicole at eat@feedavalon.org.uk to join our mailing list.    

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    Healing Gardens Open Day – Saturday 30th July

    by  • July 10, 2016

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    Feed Avalon will be doing a stall at this event. The Healing Gardens Cooperative is such an inspiring local community growing project. Please come and support and have a chance to swoon over their wonderful gardens! For more information about their work visit: http://www.healing-gardens.co.uk/  

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    Free Introductory Mushroom Cultivation Course!

    by  • July 1, 2016

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    When: Sunday 17th July 2016 10am – 5pm Where: Avalon Wildflower Park near the Red Brick Building, Morland Road, Glastonbury, BA6 9FTWhat: This FREE COURSE will take a look at the fascinating world of fungi and how to cultivate them.We will learn the basics of how to: • Understand the basic biology and ecology...

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