Courses in the South East

Baking bread (Part 1)
27 February

Commonwork, Bore Place, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge, Kent. TN8 7AR

Learn to bake your own loaves... A beginner’s guide to making bread. Explore the science and culture of bread and its basic ingredients. During the day you'll be baking four different breads to take ...
Baking bread (Part 2)
12 March

Commonwork, Bore Place, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge, Kent. TN8 7AR

Are you ready to try some different doughs? If you feel like spreading your wings and trying some different bakes... Here's a great chance to build on the basics of bread making and have a go at some...
Jams, Pickles and Preserves
16 March

 Waltham Place Farm, Church Hill, White Waltham, Berks, SL6 3JH

Explore the traditional skill of jam making with Waltham Place Chef, Adrian. Whether berries collected from the hedgerow or a glut of fruit from your garden, Adrian will teach you how to make a range...
Introduction to garden permaculture
19 March

Commonwork, Bore Place, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge, Kent. TN8 7AR 

Future proof your garden! Learn how to apply permaculture principles to the design of your space to achieve maximum productivity for minimal workload in an earth-friendly way. The course will be inte...
Organic Vegetable Growing for beginners
23 March

 Waltham Place Farm, Church Hill, White Waltham, Berks, SL6 3JH

Are you growing vegetables or are you thinking of starting to grow some yourself? Would you like to learn a bit more about Organic and Biodynamic growing methods? Come and join Frank in this simple, ...
Indulgent chocoholics course
23 March

Commonwork, Bore Place, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge, Kent. TN8 7AR

Chocolate can be good for you! Chocolate can be good for you and for global social justice – you just need to make sure you eat the right kind! Fairtrade and really dark ensures you get heart-healthy...
Easter Holiday Activities
30 March

Commonwork, Bore Place, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge, Kent. TN8 7AR

New fun packed mornings for the Easter holidays at our farm . Hands on activities from 10am-1pm led by our expert tutor team. Best suited for children of primary age (but older are welcome). Adults g...
Backyard Bees
14 May

Commonwork, Bore Place, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge, Kent. TN8 7AR

A chance to learn about setting up your very own hive... Join John Shepherd, smallholder and Commonwork tutor for the day and find out how to set up a hive, have happy bees and how to collect the hon...
Frugal feasts
25 May

Commonwork, Bore Place, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge, Kent. TN8 7AR

Use up those leftovers! Great, healthy food really need not be expensive. Pick up a wealth of tips and ideas as you cook up a celebration of seasonal, leftover and global dishes to enjoy for lunch. T...
Backyard Chickens
04 June

Commonwork, Bore Place, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge, Kent. TN8 7AR

As seen in BBC Good Food Magazine! Join John Shepherd, smallholder and Commonwork Tutor to find out what it takes to keep chickens, including food, housing and health. Click here to read what BBC Goo...

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