11 June 2016
Thorney Lakes, Muchelney, Nr Langport, Somerset TA10 0DW
A series of workshops and sessions on various land based skills led by some of the following people:
Christine Page, Smiling Tree Farm: Micro-Dairy, Holistic Grassland management and Starting your own Micro-Dairy and Selling Raw Milk
Gill Baron, The Land Magazine: Farm house Cheese Making Practical Demo
Charles Dowding: No Dig principles and Salad Growing
Ed Hamer, Chagfood: Working with horses for cultivation
Pedro Brace, Tinkers Bubble: Working with horses, logging and carting.
Lucy Otto, The Fold: Biodynamic Market Gardening and Leather Tanning
Anne Robins, Herbalist: From Petal to product
Ashley Wheeler, Trill Farm Garden: Seed Saving
Niels Corfield, Edible Cities: Design for Small Holders, Grafting and Setting up a Nursery
Jyoti Fernandes, Fivepenny Farm: Why is politics relevant to me? Beginners guide to a political movement
Sagara Swier, East Devon Forest Garden: Forest Gardening
Patrick Mallery, Upcycled Mushroom Company: Mushroom growing
Eleanor Burgess, Somerset bee inspector: Bee keeping, pollination and the question of holistic management and sustainability in relation to earning a living
High Wood Family Farm: Animal husbandry, breeding and care.
Tim Potter, Permaculture teacher: Planning an orchard
Jenny Schmidt, Vet: Poultry care and holistic management
Kerry Haywood, Fivepenny Farm: Looking after goats: pregnancy, milking and cheeses
Price: £40 LWA members, £65 non members, £10 under 16 (plus admin fees)
This includes entrance to the Green Scythe Fair the following day. It also includes lunch and dinner on the Land Skills Day and live music in the evening.
Camping will cost an extra £5 pppn and is available next to the event site.