Spring is just around the corner and if you are thinking about pruning your apple and pear trees before the sap rises, we are running a training course for you. The tutor is Marc Richmond who prunes many of the orchards around her . Last year his training day was extremely good and is highly recommended. You can book onto our pruning course here on the 8th February.
My son Luke is organising a workshop on soil health in conjunction with the Land Workers Alliance in Leeds so if you are north of here this might be one for you. The event will look at how we can improve soils and take a problem-solving approach. Visits to two local farms in the area will take place the Sunday in conjunction with the LWA. Book here on soil health 1st February.
We are running a course on Sustainable Living at Hockerton Housing Project 7th March and places have nearly all gone so do consider booking soon if you’re planning to come. Book now on Sustainable Living.
Later in the year there is a farm hack events in Meanwood urban farm, Leeds. Here you will need an idea to make some equipment for a farm/small holding/allotment or share a skill with others. A skilled tutor with a load of equipment will facilitate making your idea if appropriate. This will happen over the weekend of 6th March.
Every 2nd Tuesday of the month people are gathering in Southwell to discuss positive “green” actions. Meeting in the Admiral Rodney around 8pm please join Green Drinks then. The next meeting is 11th February 2020.
If you have a group that wants to visit Hockerton Housing Project you can design your own tour and set the date. We also run remote tours especially suitable for schools who have limited budget and a lot of children. These include a live “skype” tour around a house with one of the project members and a package of specific films on various topics with activity sheets.
We are running a repeat of the very successful peg loom workshop we ran last year. Here you will make a natural wool rug and take home the loom to make as many more as you wish, please contact us for more information. 22nd February 2020.
And finally if you want to know more about us our shop has a sale on with all our book chapters reduced to 50p each, loads of good detailed analyse for you.
We have a climate emergency to tackle and tactics start now!