• 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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    Learn about Orchards in 2018

    by  • November 29, 2017

    We are super excited to share three new orchard-related courses with you in 2018. These courses have been organised to support the Glastonbury Orchards and Woodlands Network and their aims to restore local orchards and create a community orchard. These include: Fruit Tree Planting, Pruning and Aftercare Orchard Management Restoration Pruning Please note at...

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    Announcing the Certificate in Mushroom Cultivation

    by  • November 29, 2017

    We are pleased to announce that the Certificate in Mushroom Cultivation is open for bookings! This eight-part course taking place from March to May is designed to be a comprehensive introduction to mushroom cultivation. It is a one-of-a-kind course in the UK that can give people the skills and confidence they need to start...

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    Vegan Baking Class

    by  • November 7, 2017

    When: Saturday 9th December 2017, 11 – 4pm Where: Unit C1 Thriveability Hub, Northover Buildings, Glastonbury, BA6 9NU What: In December we will be holding a class for making cakes, biscuits, pies, and bread! We will be baking without refined sugars and using gluten-free flours- offering an alternative to the usual overindulgence at this...

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    Learn Fermentation this November

    by  • November 7, 2017

    What: Fermentation Course When: Saturday 25th November 2017, 11am – 4pm Where: Unit C1 Thriveability Hub, Northover Buildings, Glastonbury, BA6 9NU Why: The techniques and ways of fermenting food need to be shared and passed on. At this time of year preserving vegetables for the winter months ahead is vital. In the workshop, we’ll...

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    Cooking Basic Essentials – Free three-week course

    by  • November 1, 2017

    Join us over 3 weeks for a series of making common store-bought foods from scratch. Come learn and share how to cook everyday foods and dishes on a budget. Using organic, plant-based ingredients in a relaxed welcoming workshop. The course will help de-mystify recipes, reduce household packaging, make food with no hidden nasties and...

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    Glastonbury Orchard and Woodland Network launched

    by  • October 13, 2017

    The Glastonbury Orchard and Woodland Network was launched at Glastonbury Harvest Show in September 2017. GOWN aims to start a community orchard and restore neglected traditional orchards locally. Feed Avalon aims to support GOWN through organising orchard-related training courses, which will be publicised on our webiste. To get involved please email: anthonyjward77@gmail.com Learn more...

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    One-Day Fermentation Course

    by  • October 10, 2017

    We are organising another Fermentation Course, just in time for all that harvest bounty… When: Saturday 21st October 2017, 11am – 4pm Where: Unit C1 Thriveability Hub, Northover Buildings, Glastonbury, BA6 9NU What: Fermented food tastes amazing and is a great way to consume probiotics from living food all year round – one of...

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    Glastonbury Harvest Show 2017

    by  • August 8, 2017

    Glastonbury Harvest Show highlights the importance of local food & community, and celebrates the joy & benefits of growing your own produce. It is in its tenth year and takes place annually at Glastonbury Town Hall. The date of the next Harvest Show is Saturday 9th September 2017. What will be taking place? A...

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