Seasonal and special courses

If you're looking for foraging courses, wild food courses, mushroom foraging courses or other seasonal and specialist courses, why not have a go at one of the courses on organic farms listed below.

Beekeeping weekend
25 April

Troed y Rhiw Organics, Troed y Rhiw Farm, Llwyndafydd, Llandysul, SA44 6BY

Explore an ever-growing and immensely popular pursuit. Bee populations across the world are collapsing catastrophically and we may lose one in three of every bite we eat. Keeping bees on a domestic l...
Agroecology: food for the future
27 April

Schumacher College, The Old Postern, Dartington, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 6EA, UK

Miguel A Altieri and Clara Nicholls This course brings together leading voices in agroecology to provide a fascinating exploration of the principles of agroecology and how these can be applied to ens...
The art of cheesemaking (weekend)
15 May

Abbey Home Farm, Burford Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 5HF

Come and spend a few days at Abbey Home Farm in the heart of the beautiful Cotswolds, away from the stress and strains of everyday life; relax and immerse yourself in all things Cheese. In our well-e...
Food for Food Lectures
16 May

The School of Artisan Food, Lower Motor Yard, Welbeck, Nottinghamshire S80 3LR

The School of Artisan Food is hosting a weekend of fascinating talks by leading food thinkers. Following the success of our inaugural guest lecture weekend in May 2014 we are offering another opportu...
Beekeeping weekend
13 June

Troed y Rhiw Organics, Troed y Rhiw Farm, Llwyndafydd, Llandysul, SA44 6BY

Explore an ever-growing and immensely popular pursuit. Bee populations across the world are collapsing catastrophically and we may lose one in three of every bite we eat. Keeping bees on a domestic l...
Macro photography
26 June

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

Explore the grounds of Waltham Place Organic farm with gardener, Ron Pilcher, as he introduces you to the fascinating world of macro photography and the myriad of invertebrates that live in the garde...
Entrepreneurship and food business
09 July

The School of Artisan Food, Lower Motor Yard, Welbeck, Nottinghamshire S80 3LR

If you're setting-up your own food business or planning to do so, this two-day course has been developed to provide you with fundamental knowledge and a fast track business plan. Join Yvonne O’Donova...
Sustainable beekeeping
22 August

Ragmans Lane Farm, Lower Lydbrook, Goucestershire GL17 9PA

Do you want to keep bees? Or are you a beekeeper who wants to know more about natural beekeeping? Perhaps you just want bees in your garden? Join us for a weekend all about bees. This course provides...
Entrepreneurship and food business
10 September

The School of Artisan Food, Lower Motor Yard, Welbeck, Nottinghamshire S80 3LR

If you're setting-up your own food business or planning to do so, this two-day course has been developed to provide you with fundamental knowledge and a fast track business plan. Join Yvonne O’Donova...

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