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    Incredible Soilhack Weekend!

    by  • June 12, 2017

    This May, Feed Avalon helped to organise the first national SoilHack Gathering! Taking place at Brook End LAND Centre, the weekend was a great success. More than 40 people came together to celebrate soil, share skills and get connected in building a movement. Check out the photos below!  

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    Fantastic Day learning about Fungi!

    by  • June 12, 2017

    Last weekend, we had a fantastic day learning about fungi at the Red Brick Building Community Garden. As part of the Avalon Fantastic Fungi Day, volunteers inoculated logs, made mushroom bags and learnt about plants at the Avalon Wildflower Park. A huge thank you to the Grow Wild Team who supported the event and...

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    Tell us your Education and Training needs and desires!

    by  • June 12, 2017

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    We are asking anyone who has come to one of Feed Avalon’s courses or workshops over the last year, to please take a minute to give your feedback. If you haven’t been on one of our courses yet, please still use the form to tell us what you’d be interested in! We want to...

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    Landskills Day in Somerset

    by  • May 30, 2017

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    The Landworkers Alliance have organised a whole day of land skills training and workshops. For more information and info on how to book visit: https://landworkersalliance.org.uk/land-skills-day-june-10th/ Some of the things planned include: Pedro Brace, Tinkers Bubble: Working with horses, logging and carting. Lynne Davis, Street Goat: How to set up a goat CSA Lucy Otto, The...

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    Fantastic Polytunnel Course at Paddington Farm

    by  • May 10, 2017

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    We were super grateful to Robert Macbeth from Paddington Farm for a fantastic Polytunnel Course last Wednesday. Everyone learned a huge amount about what to grow, where and when. We learned about polytunnel maintenance, irrigation systems, and how to manage soil in an undercover system. Overall it was a great day. Check out the...

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    Announcing the SoilHack Gathering 2017!

    by  • February 26, 2017

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    Feed Avalon are super happy to be supporting a SoilHack Gathering to happen this summer. Taking place over the 27th and 28th May, the weekend is a chance to share our passion, knowledge, and skills for building healthy soils. We see the gathering as an important part of our EAT Project (Education and Training...

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    Polytunnel Course at Paddington Farm

    by  • February 3, 2017

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    When: Wednesday 3rd May 2017, 9.30am – 4pm Where: Paddington Farm, Maidencroft Lane, Glastonbury, BA6 8JN What: Don’t miss this hands-on practical course taking place at an Organic Market Garden in Somerset. Learn about all aspects of polytunnel growing. The course will cover the basics of: • Crop selection • Crop rotation timing and...

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    New Course: Cooking Basic Essentials from Scratch

    by  • February 3, 2017

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    When: Thursday 2nd March, Thursday 9th March, Thursday 6th April, Thursday 13th April 2017. 6pm – 8.30pm Where: Unit C1 Thriveability Hub, Northover Buildings, Glastonbury, BA6 9NU What: Join us over 4 weeks for a series of making common store bought foods from scratch. Come learn and share how to cook everyday foods and...

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    Dates announced for Full Permaculture Design Course

    by  • January 19, 2017

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    Nicole from Feed Avalon is excited to announce the dates for this year’s Full Permaculture Design course that takes place just outside Street and Glastonbury. Do you seek to live compassionately without the unnecessary exploitation of people, animals and the environment? Are you concerned about climate change, peak oil and future generations? Are you...

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    Don’t miss the 2017 Grow Your Own Garden Course

    by  • January 15, 2017

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    Feed Avalon are organising our third six-week FREE introduction to food growing course. Folks are very welcome to show up for sessions, however, booking enables us to ensure we have enough resources for learners and we all have a better learning environment. How to book: Please email eat@feedavalon.org.uk Cost: This course is FREE. Donations...

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