Seed to Plate: a series of workshops to learn how to grow, cook and preserve your own food

After a very successful kick-start in 2017, we have developped a year-long programme of events for beginner and more experienced gardeners, cooks and food-lovers who want to develop their skills in organic, sustainable gardening techniques and delicious, healthy cooking.

Each workshop will explore and develop food-related skills – from plantng a vegetable garden to harvesting and preserving your produce.

Workshops are designed as a stand-alone unit, so you can come to one or to all of them!

All workshops will take place on Saturdays, 10am – 4pm, at the Walled Garden Packing Shed on Hardwick Estate.

Cost varies from £70/person for gardening courses and £85/person for cookery courses.

We may be able to offer a number of discounted places for young growers and those on low income. 10% discount for second and subsequent workshops.
We also offer Gift Vouchers valid for any workshops, should you wish to give one as a gif and let the recipient choose their own date and topic.

All workshops include a home grown, vegetarian or vegan lunch and some take-home goodies where relevant (e.g. a dish or a plant).
Please, see detailed descriptions below:
3 March 2018 Seed to Plate: Growing from Seed
7 April 2018 Seed to Plate: Planning a Health and Productive Garden
12 May 2018 Seed to Plate: Seasonal Eating – Fresh Spring Produce
7 July 2018 Seed to Plate: The Perfect Fruit
11 August 2018 Seed to Plate: Growing Winter Salads
1 September 2018 Seed to Plate: A Meal in a Jar – Preserving and Fermenting for Winter
3 November 2018 Seed to Plate: The Secret Life of Soil
1 December 2018 Seed to Plate: Seasonal Eating – Eastern European Inspirations
2 February 2018 Seed to Plate: Making Compost at Home

To book a place, go to our Events page. To enquire about gift vouchers, discounts and subsidised places, please email us.


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