• Become a Growing Mentor in Glastonbury

    by  • December 18, 2014

    What would be the perfect gift for 2015? Something that could make a real difference? Something that will give you satisfaction, help others to gain new skills and grow food locally. By becoming a Growing Mentor with Feed Avalon you can share your food growing knowledge and skills. We are now seeking new mentors...

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    Sharing Skills in Food Storage, Harvesting & Preserving

    by  • December 18, 2014

    This Autumn, Feed Avalon organised a series of short workshops on harvesting, preserving and storing food. Participants learned how to bottle fruit and vegetables, experimented with fermentation techniques and more. As part of a day long Winter Food Storage course, learners explored how to make clamps, store vegetables in sand and safe freezing techniques....

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    Two Upcoming International Events

    by  • December 16, 2014

    Workers from Feed Avalon CIC will be leaving the island of Glastonbury & Street and traveling to two events this January. The Oxford Real Farming Conference is two packed days of inspirational and thought-provoking discussions, talks and debates around food and farming in the UK. For more information visit: http://www.oxfordrealfarmingconference.org/ Lifts may be available...

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    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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