Two-Day Training on 18th and 19th Sept, 10am-4pm
Calthorpe Community Garden, London, WC1X 8LH
Join The Orchard Project for a 2 day introduction to designing an orchard, including carrying out a site survey and assessment. You’ll come away from this weekend feeling empowered and more confident about how to create your own orchard design. Here’s what you’ll be learning:
Saturday: site surveying; tree and plant identification; indicator plants; rootstocks.
Sunday: design considerations, including climate change; resilient planting; forest garden overview; orchard design.
This training is part of a weekend training series including “Orchard Foundation Weekend Course” (21st & 22nd August) and “Resilient & Healthy Orchards Weekend Course” (18th & 19th September). IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND ALL THREE WEEKENDS AT A DISCOUNTED PRICE, please refer to the “Orchard Foundation Weekend Course” page to find combo Tickets.
£220 / £160 (concessions*) For two days of training on 9th and 10th October, 10am-4pm each day.
£420 / £300 (concessions*) 2 Weekend Course Combo price to attend this weekend and the one in August or the one in October.
£600 / £420 (concessions*) 3 Weekend Course Combo price to attend all three weekends in August, September and October.
PRICES INCLUDE handout and tea/coffee.
*students, retired on low income, or receiving benefit
Contact Jo Homan for more details email@example.com
About the tutor
Jo is the Education, Skills and Training Manager for The Orchard Project with 15 years experience of teaching at all levels. She teaches on and runs the accredited Certificate in Community Orcharding and also helps run the forest garden project in Finsbury Park, Edible Landscapes London, which she set up 10 years ago.
Feedback on past training
“Thank you so much for the course, it was brilliant. It was the most instructive and useful day as well as being a lot of fun. Really well run and informative“
“Jo is very knowledgeable and loves to explain things she is passionate about, which is great, makes me more passionate too. Thank you!”