Planning Organic Food Growing

Dumfries House
Saturday, 9 September 2017 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

We are delighted to be delivering ‘Planning Organic Food Growing’ training at Dumfries House, Scotland. This course will cover how to start growing organically, give you the tools to plan your growing space and provide lots of ideas to take away with you. This course is aimed at beginners.

Objectives for the day:

  • Understand what you need to get started in organic food growing;
  • Assess your growing space;
  • Visit the gardens at Dumfries House;
  • Take home seasonal growing activities to get you started.

This course is delivered by Anna Corbett. Anna got involved with gardening by accident 30 years ago and has enjoyed getting her hands dirty ever since. Starting with growing organic vegetables in Somerset, Anna has also worked in New Zealand, Suffolk and Northumberland and for five years at Garden Organic's Ryton Organic Gardens.

More recently involved in gardening, designing and teaching organic horticulture, Anna is currently managing a food education project with primary schools in Newcastle. In her spare time Anna likes wandering the moors and hedgerows, and exploring how people use plants in all kinds of different ways.

To mark the 10th anniversary of Dumfries House and their commitment to promoting soil health through Organic gardening, they're offering this fantastic course at a special discounted price of £25.

Booking a place: 

Places are limited and are allocated on a first come, first served basis. Booking in advance is essential.

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Contact Phone: 
01290 429917