10.04 Learning Centres, Schools & Colleges

All 10.04 Learning Centres, Schools & Colleges

  • Made in Hackney – Local Food Kitchen

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    We believe everyone should have access to healthy, affordable food that’s good for people and planet. This means transitioning to a food system and diet with local, seasonal, organic, plant-based foods at its core. In our beautiful recycled kitchen we teach vital food growing, cooking and composting skills. Our program covers everything from basic plant based cookery skills to sugar free baking, preserving, bread making, foraging and making your own non-toxic homemade cosmetics. We deliver fun, inspiring and informative cookery and preserving classes using produce from Growing Communities veg box scheme to community groups such as teen carers, adults in rehab programs, new parents, low income families, young people excluded from school, young people in care, local food growers and anyone else with a desire and need to learn about healthy sustainable food. Amazing local volunteers run our pay-by-donation Community Classes on bi-weekly Sundays where new skills such as lactic fermenting, sour dough bread making, home herbalism, Rastafarian Ital food cookery and much more is taught in a fun, relaxed environment. Our program of Masterclasses are led by holistic chefs, herbalists and nutritionists and feature everything from raw food, live cultures and ferments, homemade cosmetics, vegan baking and much more.

  • Hen Corner

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    Hen Corner is a little bit of country life in London that brings an oasis of calm to busy routines. We’ve got an overflowing kitchen garden, eleven fruit & nut trees, a growing flock of hens and a few colonies of honey bees. With a shed storing chutneys, preserves and our cider press; we’ve got big ambitions! You may not be as excited as us when we see the first spears of asparagus peeping through, but we know that they’ll be great with a home-made hollandaise… We are trying to live more sustainably and encourage others to with our Courses, Blog and Media Contributions. We often have surplus produce that we are happy to sell on.

  • Tuppenny Barn

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    Tuppenny Barn is an organic smallholding growing vegetables, fruit, herbs, cut flowers, vegetables and plants for sale locally. We open Thursday and Friday each week for the sale of organic produce. In addition we organise a year round programme of events for all ages. These include seasonal cooking, healthy living, wildlife activities, food and craft markets and music events. Our straw bale, sustainably-built Education Centre can be hired out for events and functions. Our Education Team provide field trips based around the National Curriculum. These can be adapted to suit all ages and abilities and can include a cooking session in our kitchen.

  • Trill Farm

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    We offer courses in sustainable living skills, including cooking and nutrition, herbs and healing, skills and crafts. We run a B&B, campsite, and holiday lets, and can host and cater for guest courses. We produce delicious organic food including vegetables, smoked lamb, honey, barley grain and flour. We have a small soap & natural beauty product making workshop and pottery.

  • The Community Farm

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    We provide learning experiences to enhance the public’s understanding of farming and demonstrate how food can be produced in a sustainable way. These include: Adult learning workshops – in three broad areas: horticulture, eco-building, food and cookery; Children’s activities – including Forest School, vegetable growing and theatre workshops; School visits – primary and secondary; Employee volunteering/team building.   Why learn with us? The Farm is a real-life example of community-owned organic agriculture; Specialists in particular areas of expertise lead our workshops and visits, be they our own staff or carefully-selected tutors; Many of our workshops and activities are ‘hands-on’, so you can learn by doing; Learning takes place in the setting of a working farm, so it is easier to see how what you learn might be applied in the real world; We are located in beautiful surroundings overlooking Chew Lake; We have a purpose-built yurt for the indoor elements of our workshops and visits; there are also toilets, hand-wash, and tea and coffee-making facilities; The farm provides an opportunity for you to socialise with other members of your community.   Also offers box scheme for local delivery

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    The School of Artisan Food

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    The School of Artisan Food is based on the Welbeck Estate in North Nottinghamshire in the heart of Sherwood Forest.  It was set up as a not for profit organisation by a group of food enthusiasts who recognised the need to train new generations in the artisan food methods in danger of being lost or displaced by industrial food production. The school opened its doors in 2009 to teach practical food production skills as well as to research methods and traditions and explore their relevance today. The School offers a wide range of courses from introductory level to professional level in bakery, butchery, curing and smoking, pie, cheese and ice-cream making, pickling and preserving. There is an emphasis on tastes and processes such as fermentation which develop slowly and on awareness of the provenance of raw materials and the distinctive characteristics of food from different areas.  The School also offers expert tuition for those considering setting up a food business or wishing to expand an existing enterprise. The School is dedicated to ‘producing good food from local resources and educating the people who will make a living in the sustainable food landscape of the future’.