How to Grow Your Own Food - Training Course (Vista Veg)
Cumbria Action for Sustainability
Get an introduction to the essentials of growing your own fruit and vegetables at this full-day course.
Ticket prices
Adult £ 30.00
March 28th, 2020 10:00 AM   to   4:00 PM
Vista Veg
Bell Foot
Crosby Ravensworth, CA10 3JB
United Kingdom
How to Grow Your Own Food - Training Course (Vista Veg)

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Make sure you're all set for the new growing season with this one-day introductory course on growing your own food!

This workshop is a great opportunity both for novices and those with more experience who’d like to dig a bit deeper into getting the very best from your growing spaces.

You’ll get a solid grounding in all the basics from expert growers Vista Veg, the growing cooperative that runs Eden’s veg bag scheme. 

The course covers:

  • soil testing
  • clearing ground
  • crop rotation
  • seed propagation
  • taking cuttings and dividing plants
  • potting on and transplanting out
  • aftercare
  • harvesting

The course takes place partly indoors in the Vista Veg workshop, and partly in their polytunnels on the same site. 

By the end of the day, you should have the knowledge and confidence to start growing your own food or improve your yields.

Things to know before you book:

Accessibility: This is a working site and there is rough and uneven ground. Damp ground can be expected in polytunnel and garden areas. Please contact us before booking to discuss any accessibility requirements you may have: or 01768 210276.

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Part of our ongoing programme of Green Build & Sustainable Living events. Keep an eye on our website for more events throughout the year, leading up to our main festival every September!

Phone: 01768 210276
Event information
Type Course
Category Cumbria Green Build & Sustainable Living Festival
Audience Open to all
Topic Food, Gardening & growing
Partners Vista Veg

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