Capital Growth


Capital Growth food growing training

The training programme provides short and full day courses covering everything you need to know to set up and maintain your food growing space in an urban setting, covering:

  • Urban food-growing sessions: delivered in The Regent's Park
  • Growing in Schools: for those working with children
  • Growing Enterprise: aimed at anyone interested in trading produce or garden products
  • Building your space for those who like to be hands on
 Download our new Spring & Summer Training Calendar 

Sessions take place at The Regent's Park Allotment Gardenunless otherwise stated. Bookings are made through Eventbrite -unless otherwise stated. The cost of the course depends on the length and location, and discounts are available for Capital Growth Members, the unwaged or anyone making multiple bookings. 

June - August 2015

Growing in small spaces and containers - session to be rescheduled
 
Friday 17 July 10:30am-1pm @ The Regent's Park Allotment, NW1 4NR
This session is designed for everyone working with children and young people - both in and outside of schools. It is less suitable for qualified teachers. We will go through the main considerations for delivering successful sessions, including the principles of planning lessons and courses.
 
Wednesday 5 August 5:30-8pm @ The Regent's Park Allotment, NW1 4NR
If you want to grow food all year round, then August is the time to plan your winter garden. During this session we’ll go through the best vegetable to grow in our lovely winter climate, while looking at the challenges that growing in winter brings and how to work around them.
 
Saturday 15 August 10am-4pm  @ The Regent's Park Allotment, NW1 4NR
Get the most of your space fertility with this session focused on soil, composting and wormeries. First we will go through how soil life works, then we'll learn how to get a good compost heap and starting a wormery, before going out to building a simple compost bin, and look at how to get your wormery in top shape.
 
 

Booking & Payment

All training is booked via Eventbrite.  The cost of the course depends on the length and location, and discounts are available for Capital Growth Members, the unwaged or anyone making multiple bookings. 

 Click on the session name to book via Eventbrite (payment using Paypal)

If you are unable to make a payment using paypal or if you would like to enquire about discounts for multiple bookings or bursaries for the unwaged email training@capitalgrowth.org