Land Skills Day

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When?

11 June 2016

Where?

Thorney Lakes, Muchelney, Nr Langport, Somerset TA10 0DW

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What?

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 inspectorBee keeping, pollination and the question of holistic management and sustainability in relation to earning a living

High Wood Family FarmAnimal 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 

Details

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.

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