Course overview

If you would like to spend more time in nature, feel part of something positive and develop your skills in organic food growing the Summer Time Organic Growing Toolkit is for you! A positive course, developing an understanding in regenerative farming and permaculture design and offering practical experience in seasonal techniques in organic food growing and enhancing local biodiversity This welcoming and friendly two day course is open to all- beginners or improvers, come and enjoy the summer working with nature!

Course description

A welcoming course which is open to all abilities and levels of experience, whether you are continuing from the level 1 courses or if this is your first course

Offering a valuable opportunity to spend more time in the great outdoors whilst exploring the natural world, our local ecosystems and community food growing.

You are invited to pursue your interest in nature whilst developing skills in organic food growing and practical techniques in regenerative farming such as crop sowing, seasonal crop care, preparing land for growing and harvesting

The course will offer the opportunity to begin to develop skills in applying Permaculture Design techniques and ethics to their own home or garden or land projects .

We are fortunate that the Spring and Summer Organic Growing Toolkit courses Level 1 , 2 and 3 will be hosted at Bosavern Community Farm in St Just and facilitated by our experienced local tutor

We will be based outside as much as possible , with plenty of breaks and relaxing lunch times. In the event poor weather we will use the sheltered areas to continue our nature based or design activities

Please bring a packed lunch, water bottle, appropriate clothing and sturdy footwear.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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