Growing, Foraging and Cooking your own Food with Dermot Carey from sowing seeds to harvesting food throughout the growing season.
Friday, 14th June 2019 11:00 am
Introductory 1 day course on growing your own food organically with Dermot Carey, from sowing seeds to harvesting food, with walks and talks through the walled garden, polytonals and organic field scale plots
With a delicious seasonal lunch using produce straight from garden at The Green Barn.
€135 per person
Growing, Foraging and Cooking your own Food with Dermot Carey and friends from sowing seeds to harvesting food and cooking throughout the growing season.
Six sessions of Saturdays with a banquet dinner where you can invite friends and family.
March to September 2nd Saturday of every month.
Morning session 10am - 12.30pm Seasonal organic lunch in The Green Barn 12.30 - 2.00pm Afternoon session 2.00pm - 4.30pm
What you will learn - and its all organic
- Germinating in modules and directly to ground
- Bringing on seedlings
- Planting out
- Following and encouraging the growth of plants
- Effective and time saving weeding methods
- Recommended plant varieties
- Rotation systems
- Pest control
- Many tried and tested methods of effective organic growing techniques in polly tunnels, raised beds, walled gardens and field scale
These six sessions will include seasonal organic lunches, a foraging day, an introduction to bee keeping, a morning of cooking with fresh organic produce picked straight from the garden with Joanna Fennell. Nurturing your own plot over six months.
Suitable for new gardeners and growers, experienced growers, chefs, food enthusiasts, gardeners, hospitality people
€570 for 6 days including lunch in The Green Barn on each day.