Training

Midsummer medicinal herbs: Fresh forage on your doorstep

Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 10:30am to 1:30pm

Join ELL & community herbalist Rasheeqa (Hedge Herbs) for a Saturday morning wander around the varied plant-scapes of Finsbury Park, exploring the health-supporting actions, uses and preparations of the medicinal herbs, flowers, shrubs and trees we find. Sharing knowledge about history, folklore, current research and practical applications in herbal medicine, we shall open the world of our local healing cabinets.

We’ll conclude the session with tastings of fresh-gathered seasonal plants made into infusions to experience the plants sensorily in our own bodies.

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A Taste of Forest Gardening

Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Edible leaves, edible flowers, edible stems, edible fruit...come tuck in. Find out what you can eat fresh, find out what you can make. Come and get your teeth into forest gardening with forest gardenista, Jo Homan.

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Growing with Nature: organic food growing course - 2 Sundays

Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 10:30am to 3:30pm

Join us for a 2 day introduction course in organic food growing with experienced community 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 growing in the Spring and Summer. We will also cover the subjects of Permaculture and Forest gardening.
The price of this course is £30, and is FREE to volunteers of ELL.

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Growing with Nature: organic food growing course - 2 Sundays

Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 10:30am to 3:30pm

Join us for a 2 day introduction course in organic food growing with experienced community 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 growing in the Spring and Summer. We will also cover the subjects of Permaculture and Forest gardening.
The price of this course is £30, and is FREE to volunteers of ELL.

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Foraging Walk

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Pick a truly fresh salad from wild plants (aka weeds) growing in Finsbury Park. We’ll discover over 20 edible plants, tasting as we go and learning about their uses. Then enjoy the results of your foraging by eating a communal salad and sipping tea in the beautiful surroundings of Edible Landscapes London.

Trainer: Michael Stuart.

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Pond life: How to create an amazing wildlife pond for every garden

Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 10:30am to 1:30pm

Learn to Love ponds. Learn why and what makes them a must-have garden feature for supporting wildlife & identifying the creatures living in your pond. Discover different types of plants & materials to use, how to build on a small scale, alternative concepts and maintenance of your pond including child-friendly safety.

Trainer: Mark Patterson

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Chip Bud Grafting

Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 10:30am to 3:30pm

 Learn to graft your very own fruit tree - Edible Landscapes London- Booking via Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/capital-growth-3336758948

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Forest Garden Intro

Sunday, August 19, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Learn forest garden basics and produce your own basic design. Fun, hands-on and interactive. Booking essential: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/forest-gardening-intro-tickets-44657398481

 

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