The course is composed of seven sessions, March to September, of an hour each supplemented with video, handouts and references.

The content will be adapted to the season, the weather on the day and participants' input.

All content is subject to change.

Participants should have notetaking equipment and access to the internet.  For on site sessions, appropriate clothing is recommended including boots and weatherproof outerwear.

 

Session 1

Planning, Soil, Sowing

Our story – why and how we started this adventure.

Planning – what, where, how, ...

Soil – dig, prepare, test

Muck

Tilling

Sowing, choosing seeds

Planting, (onions, beans, potatoes)

Session 2

Review past month

Q&A

Options ...

Review past month – onions, broad beans, potatoes, leaves, brassicas, beetroot; tomatoes. Goslings.

Q&A

Tools, irrigation.

Rotation

Coming up – Pumpkin, carrots

Incubation

Marketing intro.

Session 3

Review past month

Q&A

Options ...

Review past month – weeding; sow pumpkin, carrots; goslings; prep greenhouse and transplant tomatoes.

Irrigation – field and greenhouse

Tools – hoes, rakes.

Organisation.

Making cheese – intro and tips.

Apiary.