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This course is open to all - beginners and improvers - Course runs 10 am to 4pm on Thursdays the 7th, 14th and 21st of March 2024
Cost

This course is delivered through The Workers Education Association (WEA) offering financial assistance - FREE or LOW COST COURSE FEES. Fee range From Free to £75.60

Please register for this course through The Workers Education Association Tel: 0300 303 3464 quoting course code:Q00013512
Course summary
If you enjoy the out of doors, and have interest in growing your own food, or growing food for communities in an ecological way, this course is for you ! This early spring course offers practical activities to help us get ready for the growing season and will explore useful hands on permaculture techniques in ecological organic growing such as creating no dig beds, compost, natural fertilizers and exploring ecological ways to care for seeds ,tree, plants and pollinators.  The course is hosted by the award winning Bosavern Community Farm in St Just, and delivered by our experienced tutor.
 
This course is perfect for any one who would like an excuse to spend more time out of doors and pursue an interest in growing organic food.  A welcoming course which is open to all people with various abilities and levels of experience
 
We will be getting ready for spring with practical sessions in organic food growing. We will explore regenerative farming techniques to ensure we can grow food whilst improving the biodiversity of our surrounding ecology such as preparing land and beds for growing, composting and restoring soils, seed sowing or companion planting
 
As well as getting us ready for the spring growing season, the course will allow you to receive all the benefits of regularly being out in nature and doing something positive with others in the local community.
 
This is an out door based course, but we will have an contingency plan to work with nature under shelter, if the weather is too bad to remain outside !
 
Please bring a packed lunch, water bottle, appropriate clothes ( including waterproofs, hats etc) and sturdy footwear.
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Apprentice teachers
No apprentice teacher places available on this course
Course type
Specialist
Course is face to face
Postal address of venue

Bosavern Community Farm
St Just, Penzance
TR19 7RD
United Kingdom

Course contact email
Contact name
WEA Regional Coordinator: Stephen Roberts
Contact telephone number
WEA Tel: 0300 303 3464 / Stephens Mob: 07918363817

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