Food growing training

We offer short and full day courses covering everything you need to know to set up and maintain your food growing space in an urban setting, including:

  •  Urban food growing: Start from the basics and get it right
  •  Growing enterprise: About selling produce or enterprising ideas
  •  Getting children growing: For those working with children and young people
  •  Grow for it!: Learn something new or unusual

Download the full summer/autumn training calendar or see below for booking

 

Summer / Autumn 2016

Garden Fit: Top tips on keeping fit in your garden
Saturday 9 July, 2:00 - 4:30pm
The Castle Garden, N4 2HA

Soil life, composting and wormeries
Wednesday 20 July, 5:30 - 8:00pm
The Regent's Park Allotment Garden, NW1 4NR

Sustainable beekeeping for real beginners (NOTE: printed training calendar time is incorrect)
Saturday 30 July, 2:00 - 4:30pm
The Castle Garden, N4 2HA

Grow your own herbal tea
Wednesday 10 August, 5:30 - 8:00pm
The Regent's Park Allotment Garden, NW1 4NR

Growing autumn and winter veg
Wednesday 24 August, 5:30 - 8:00pm
The Regent's Park Allotment Garden, NW1 4NR

Growing autumn and winter veg
Wednesday 31 August, 5:30 - 8:00pm
Oasis Farm Waterloo, SE1 7LG

Aquaponics for beginners
Saturday 3 September, 10:00 - 12:30pm
Oasis Farm Waterloo, SE1 7LG

Food growing in the curriculum
Thursday 8 September, 10:30 - 1:00pm
Oasis Farm Waterloo, SE1 7LG

Relish your harvest: How to make pickles, jams and preserves
Saturday 10 September, 10:30 - 1:00pm
Hammersmith Community Garden Association

Booking & Payment

Workshops start at £12.50 for Capital Growth members and London Food Link Supporters. Bursaries are available for the unwaged. Advance booking via Eventbrite is essential. For enquiries about unwaged or group discounts, bespoke training or site visits please contact Julie@sustainweb.org.

View the full list of training sessions on Eventbrite

 

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Capital Growth

Capital Growth is London's Food Growing Network, with over 2000 members. Whether you are growing at home, as part of an allotment, in a community group or school you can join for free to receive benefits such as discounts, advice and monthly enewsletters.

Capital Growth
C/o Sustain
Development House
56 - 64 Leonard Street
London
EC2A 4LT

020 7065 0902
capitalgrowth@sustainweb.org
www.capitalgrowth.org

Capital Growth is a project of Sustain: the alliance for better food and farming.

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