Take care of your own and your family’s health and wellbeing by reconnecting to nature and growing your own food. Growing food in your garden, allotment or on your balcony can help you to transform your eating habits, become more independent and save money. Learn the skills and techniques that you will need to grow organic vegetables, fruit and flowers. You will be immersed in different garden spaces, structures and poly tunnels, feeling inspired by what you experience and observe. – Starting a Vegetable Garden from Scratch Sat 24 March – Organic Gardening for Beginners Sat 14 April – Polytunnel Growing Spring Sat 21 April – Polytunnel Growing Summer Sat 14 July – Living Soil Sat 5 May
Many people are dreaming of a house that is beautiful, healthy and doesn’t cost the earth. Our building courses empower you to pursue this dream and make it a reality. You can do what we did: without having been builders at the start of our journey, we learnt step by step how to identify, source and use natural materials such as clay, sand, timber, straw, stone and lime.
– Intro to Cob Building 21 April, 20 May, 16 June, – Build a Baking Oven 9/10 June, 15/16 September – Complete Composting Toilet Course13 June – Timber Frame Construction 21/22 July – The Handsculpted House 4-10 August Our FULL WEEK course which will teach you everything you need to know to build your own cob house.
Walk on the Wild Side
In this fast-paced world full of screens, ads and time pressure, reconnecting with nature is a powerful way to nurture and replenish ourselves, to slow down and remember who we are, to unlock our creativity and truly take care of ourselves. We are offering a variety of courses and events for adults, kids and all the family. – Nature Connections 13 May, 30 Sept – Wild and Free Wild Food Foraging 22 April, 19 May, 3 June – Make your own Herbal Medicine 8 April, 17 June, 24 October – Mucky Boots Summer Camp for Kids 16-19 July – Family Nature Camp 27-29 July
How we communicate shapes our lives. Become more aware of your communication patterns and transform inevitable conflicts into opportunities that deepen your important relationships. Rock the boat skilfully – keep your friends, get your needs met, cooperate successfully. – Family Communication Programme 27 Jan, 24 Feb, 24 March, 13 October, 3 Nov, 1 Dec