Foxfield Permaculture LAND Centre
Foxfield Permaculture LAND Centre

Workshops and Visits in 2021  (subject to COVID restrictions)

 
 
Personal or Group Tours from  1st April to 31st October  

Bookings for private individual or group tours of Foxfield LAND Centre (preferably midweek but some weekend slots available) are being taken now for April through to October. A donation of £5 per person towards costs is appreciated. Bring questions/cameras/photos of own gardens if permaculture solutions sought! Usually lasts around 90 minutes.

 

Volunteering Opportunity - not currently available due to COVID

We are open to receiving occasional volunteers and can provide basic overnight accommodation  (or B&Bs available close by) and meals for those seeking to learn more  and can offer their services on bigger projects or ongoing gardening activities, depending on season and our availability. Limited to 2 nights stay. Please contact Alison to discuss.

 

Saturday 20th March 2021 - 10am to 3pm

Emergence: Listening in Nature at Spring Equinox

See Emergence page for details

 

Saturday 24th April 2021 - 10am to 3pm

Permaculture Gardening Basics - Spring Time

Learn the basics of No Dig permaculture gardening. Seasonal crops to be sowing now and how to sow seed without disturbing soil. Easy methods for preparing beds and understanding your soil. Plus - spring weeds- understanding, using and even eating! Bring packed lunch and own gloves, includes full tour of Foxfield. Refreshments provided. £25

 

Saturday 1st May  2021 - 10am -3pm

Emergence: Listening in Nature at Beltane

         See Emergence page for details

 

Saturday 29th May 2021– 10am - 5pm

FREE Open Day with guided tours, tea & cake, seed swap, plant sales

       (Socially distanced by appointment time if still necessary then)

 

Sunday 13th June 2021 - 10am - 3pm

Understanding your Garden Ecosystem 

Ideas for building biodiversity, habitat creation, planting for year round wildlife, recognising local ecosystem patterns, energy and water capture, soil building, living more closely to the seasons, how to cooperate and noticing when might be seeking to control! Bring packed lunch and own gloves, includes full tour of Foxfield. Refreshments provided. £25

 

Sunday 20th June 2021 - 10am - 3pm

Emergence: Listening in Nature at Summer Solstice

         See Emergence page for details

 

July - Date tbd

Work DayCarp Pond/Cob building Project

 

Sunday 1st August 2021- 10am - 3pm

Emergence: Listening in Nature at  Lammas

        See Emergence page for details

 

Date tbd

Work Day – Carp Pond/Cob building Project

 

Saturday 28th August 2021- 10am- 3pm

Permaculture Gardening Basics – Autumn Time

Ideas for autumn & winter crops, how to use green manures, preparing the soil for autumn and winter months.Basic seed saving techniqesn and use of self-seeding as a way to develop your no-dig polyculture system. Harvesting and storing looked at and late season weeds – understanding, using and eating! Bring packed lunch and own gloves, includes full tour of Foxfield. Refreshments provided. £25

 

Wednesday 22nd September 2021 - 10am - 3pm

Emergence: Listening in Nature at Autumn Equinox

         See Emergence page for details

 

Date tbd

Work Day – Carp Pond/Cob building Project

 

Sunday 31st October 2021 - 10am - 3pm

Emergence:  Listening in Nature at Samhain

         See Emergence page for details

 

Saturday 11th December 2021- 11am - 2pm

Make a Natural Christmas Wreath in the Roundhouse

      Sitting infront of the fire, make a wreath from natural materials harvested from the

      garden. Easy and fun! Bring packed lunch or lunch to share for festive feel, refreshments           

      provided. Places very limited, book early. £25

 

Sunday 19th December 2021 - 10am-3pm

Emergence:  Listening to Nature at Winter Solstice

      See Emergence page for details

 

 

All workshops run by Alison Ensor at Foxfield LAND Centre, Gretton Fields, Glos. GL54 5HH which is accredited through the Permaculture Association UK. 

 

Workshops prices are as listed and I offer a discount of 15% for family members who book and attend together
(ie partners or parent and teenagers) and low-waged/unemployed attendees. 
Children over 7 and under 14 accompanied by an adult, are welcome to attend workshops (no extra charge). Younger children can visit if fully attended at all times, we have open water and tools on site however, and cannot allow young children to attend workshops.
 
Ring to book on 01242 621152 or contact via website email or message me on Facebook.
 

 

 

 

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