Training

Forest Garden Skill Share

Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

**Come and join us to share knowledge at our regular skill share**

You are invited to bring whatever you like: news from a project you've been involved in, a piece of information... anything really... As long as it's linked to forest gardening. We usually kick off the event with a guest speaker and share some food. Please bring food or drink!

And don't worry if you don't have anything to bring. Come anyway! It's a good excuse to meet new people, relax and eat cake.

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Growing with Nature : Autumn Season

 

One-day introduction course in organic food growing with experienced commmunity grower and teacher Martine Drake.

Learn all the basics in a day: this course will teach you how to grow food in harmony with nature, with a focus on cultivating during the Autumn and Winter. We will also cover the subjects of Permaculture and Forest Gardening. 

The price of this course is subsidised at £10 per person, and is free for ELL volunteers.

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Design 4 Action : Permaculture Design Course with Graham Burnett

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

 

This course takes place over six weekends, led by Graham Burnett (Dip. Perm Des) with guest teachers Claire White (Dip. Perm Des) and James Taylor (MSc. Human Ecology). 

 

 

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Forest Garden Chutney and Chocolates

 

Join us to make your own vegan forest garden chutney and chocolate. These treats make excellent gifts if you can manage to avoid devouring them yourself.

The workshop is led by our resident food genius Carolina Stupino, and will take place around the corner from us at The Redmond Community Centre, Kayani Avenue, London, N4 2HF.

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Nature Connection with Ida Fabrizio

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Connect to self, to others and to nature in your garden. 

Feeling connected to nature has been shown to be beneficial to wellbeing and pro-environmental behaviour. Come on this short course to:

  • discover new practices for developing a deep nature connection

  • play games that will use all your senses to increase your awareness

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Midsummer Evening Forage - Wild Food and Medicine

 

 

 

 

 

Join us to celebrate the summer solstice with an evening forage walk through Finsbury Park. Beginners and experienced foragers welcome. We will explore and share knowledge of plant id, folklore, medicine, both traditional and current culinary uses. The walk will be guided by London-based forager Michael Stuart and herbalist Rasheeqa Ahmed, identifying over 30 wild plants.

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Bird Box Making

 

Come and make your own wooden bird box to take home! or to give to a lucky bird-loving friend.

Join us to learn about local birds over a cup of tea and enjoy the garden.

Family-friendly activity

*Free to take part, donations welcome*

 

 

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Saturday Open day & workday

 

Due to popular demand, we are now opening our gates on some Saturdays. Come join our open day and gain some informal training in forest gardening and the design process. Roll up your sleeves and get stuck into whatever needs doing!

We will be located at DIFFERENT SITES around the park - often planting trees and shrubs, working at Manor House Lodge, or at the nursery site. Please call 07733 330379  /  07804 596645 to find out where to meet.

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Alt Saturday Open day & workday

 

Due to popular demand, we are now opening our gates on some Saturdays. Come join our open day and gain some informal training in forest gardening and the design process. Roll up your sleeves and get stuck into whatever needs doing!

We will be located at DIFFERENT SITES around the park - often planting trees and shrubs, working at Manor House Lodge, or at the nursery site. Please call 07733 330379  /  07804 596645 to find out where to meet.

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Chelsea Fringe: Salad Daze in Finsbury Park

Come and see our beautiful forest garden and help pick an unusual salad of edible perennials. You should be able to find some mallow flowers, horseradish leaves and Nepal pepper shoots, to name but a few. Richard and Jenny will be on hand to show you some of the 200 edible varieties in our forest garden, showcase bed and edible hedge.

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