• Learn how to start your own Plant Nursery

    by  • November 29, 2017

    Feed Avalon are hosting a two-day course in how to start your own Plant Nursery. It will be taught by Niels Corfield who has a wealth of experience as a professional nurseryman. Learn more below. What: Nursery Course Where: Red Brick Building Community Garden, Glastonbury When: Wednesday 24th & Thursday 25th January 2018 About:...

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    Orchard Management Course

    by  • November 29, 2017

    What: Practical Introduction to Orchard Management – One-day Course Where: Brook End LAND Centre, Compton Dundon near Street & Glastonbury When: Sunday 4th February 2018, 10 – 4pm About: This one-day course is an opportunity to gain practical skills in orchard management. The course will cover: • Planning & preparing the Orchard. • Rootstocks...

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    Eat Like it Matters – Food Politics and Nutrition Course

    by  • December 21, 2017

    A weekend course taking place near Glastonbury in Somerset exploring food politics and the challenges to our food system today with an emphasis on nutrition. When: Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd April 2018 Where: Brook End LAND Centre in Compton Dundon, just outside Glastonbury and Street in Somerset This weekend course is an opportunity...

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    Becoming a Local Food Producer – Four Week Course

    by  • December 21, 2017

    This four-week course is an introduction on how to bring a product to market for small-scale producers. It is aimed at anyone interested in developing their livelihood by selling local food. When: 9am – 1pm, Monday 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th February 2018 Where: Unit C1 Thriveability Hub, Northover Buildings, Glastonbury, BA6 9NU What:...

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    Improving Soil Health Course – this February

    by  • December 21, 2017

    Taking place near Glastonbury, this one-day course explores how to promote and preserve soil health in practice. Learn simple testing methods and management techniques for better soil health. When: 28th February 2018 9.30am – 5pm This course provides an introduction to the soil health principles and how they can be applied to a growing...

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    Deepening Food Justices Weekend

    by  • December 21, 2017

    We are incredibly excited to announce this weekend course facilitated by the amazing Mama D in March. Learn more below.  When: Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th March 2018 The course is designed to be a powerful and interactive learning experience. It takes place on a Permaculture demonstration site in Somerset. The course will explore:...

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    One-Day Practical Composting Course this March

    by  • December 6, 2017

    Learn all about how to make and use compost at the Red Brick Building Community Garden in Glastonbury. When: Thursday 8th March 2018, 9.30am – 4pm The course will cover: • What is compost? • Life in the soil • Bene ts of composting • Building healthy soil • Domestic and community scale composting...

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    Learn everything you need to know about Polytunnel Growing

    by  • December 6, 2017

    After a very successful day last year, our Polytunnel Course is back by popular demand! Don’t miss this hands-on practical course taking place at an Organic Market Garden in Somerset. Learn about all aspects of polytunnel growing. Where: Paddington Farm, Maidencroft Lane, Glastonbury, BA6 8JN When: Wednesday 18th April 2018, 10am – 3pm The...

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    Wild Food Foraging for Mental Health – free one-day course

    by  • December 3, 2017

    A free one-day course in wild food foraging in Compton Dundon, just outside Street and Glastonbury, for anyone experiencing challenges with their mental health. When: Thursday 1st March, 11am – 4pm A day exploring the hedges and edges for wild plants that we can eat for food and health. We will use a sense-based...

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    The Grow Your Own Garden Course is back in 2018!

    by  • December 3, 2017

    We are excited to say that Feed Avalon are organising our fourth 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 complete the...

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    Irrigation System Design Course

    by  • December 3, 2017

    This one-day course is aimed at anyone wishing to reduce their water use and labour. Learn the skills and knowledge to design your own irrigation system for your growing system. When: Thursday 8th February 2018, 10am – 4pm Where: Glastonbury (venue given on receipt of booking) What: Irrigation has the potential to increase yields...

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