• Permaculture Design Course near Glastonbury & Street in 2015

    by  • December 10, 2014

    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 interested in changing how we interact with other species, ecosystems and our human communities? Then this full permaculture design course is for you. Course Content...

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    Workshop Handout: Vegetable & Fruit Bottling

    by  • November 30, 2014

    Written by Karin Shaw of Dragon Willows Farm: http://www.dragonwillowsfarm.co.uk/ Most fruits and vegetables are able to be preserved by bottling. Bottling is simply a way of sterilising the fruit or vegetable and sealing out air and thereby preventing bacteria making the produce deteriorate and go bad. Traditionally ‘Kilner’ type jars comprising of a heat-proof...

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    Become a Growing Mentor with Feed Avalon

    by  • October 28, 2014

    The ‘Growing Glastonbury’ Project will promote food growing in and around Glastonbury, bringing together experienced gardeners to support people new to growing, or those who would like to grow more vegetables and fruit, to share skills, to eat well, save money, be active, make new friends, connect with nature and contribute to local food...

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    Energy & excitement at the Community Food Forum

    by  • October 28, 2014

    On Friday 24th October 2014, Feed Avalon hosted the first Community Food Forum in Glastonbury. It was an event designed to bring together people from Glastonbury, Street and surrounding areas, who are already engaged in community food work or projects, or simply care deeply about changing the food system. More than 30 people came...

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    World food day action: food sovereignty football!

    by  • September 29, 2014

    On world food day, the Landworkers’ Alliance is bringing people together for a public protest. We want you to come along and get involved. What: The un-level playing field between corporate and sustainable agriculture in the UK is largely the result of DEFRA policies that favor the biggest players. DEFRA have just stripped farmers...

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    Avalon Abundance Course

    by  • September 20, 2014

    Learn: • How to make jams & jellies • Super simple soup making • Low impact food storage including clamping, cellars & cool storage • How to make chutney • How to store beans of all varieties • How to dehydrate produce • Bottling & canning • How to freeze & chill produce safely...

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    Community Food Forum

    by  • September 14, 2014

    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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    Wild Food Walk at Pilton Road Community Garden

    by  • September 1, 2014

    From Pilton Road Community Garden: We will be doing a wild food walk around the North Wootton area with Donna Snow who has been foraging for 27 years in the local area. This will be followed by a shared lunch so bring a plate if you want o eat afterwards. When: 21st September Start...

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    Don’t miss Glastonbury Harvest Show

    by  • August 2, 2014

    Don’t miss Glastonbury Harvest Show! Feed Avalon will be doing a stall at the show – please come and make contact & talk about how we can reclaim our local food system. If you’re interested in doing a table please email nicole@feedavalon.org.uk  

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