Make the Most of Your Meat (Butchery Workshop and tour of Organic Beef & Sheep Farm)

Mentored by Jayne and Michael Duveen

Sustainable independent farmers

Chelwood Gate, TN22 3RR
For ages: 18+
£95
Next date: None - message Mentor to express interest

A SUMMARY

We will meet at 8:30am in our comfortable barn, situated in a stunning location on top of a hill, overlooking the South Downs. Michael will take you out to walk the land and explain his sustainable approach to farming and his impetus behind it. At 9:30am you will return to the barn for pastries and fresh Monmouth coffee. You will then be taken to Hillsdown Farm, a neighbouring organic farm, where you will step into the butchery, don your butchery apron, roll up your sleeves and be taught how to prepare cuts of meat under the tutelage of Peter Martyn-Smith - a butcher with over 30 years experience. A light lunch is provided back at the barn. There will be opportunity for questions and sharing of recipes put together by the Round Table Cookery School, to make the most of the different cuts you will have learnt about. Here there will be the opportunity to purchase pre-prepared cuts of organic, biodynamic meat you wish to take home with you. NB September 28th we will be teaching l...

About your Mentor

About your Mentor

Jayne and Michael Duveen

Michael trained as a land-agent and saw the demise of the small farmer and the farming traditions that they had upheld for generations due to the encouragement from the EU to produce cheap food. He was concerned by the use of artificial fertilisers and pesticides on the land and the increased animal herd and flock sizes. Farming was moving away from agri-culture to agri-business. As a result of seeing this change Michael put his hand to the plough and has spent his life farming using sustainable farming methods. Jayne comes from a long line of farmers. Her family's farm was a small dairy farm. When studying agriculture Jayne visited friends farms that were vast. All the hedges had been removed. The cattle sheds were empty. There were no crop rotations. Cereals were grown year in year out. Every year she joined friends on their enormous tractors that had booms that spread over a long distance spraying the crops copious times with herbicides, pesticides and fertilisers. Each year she saw...

Learning aims

You will have confidence in preparing different cuts of meat

Strengths to develop

As much as it is thinking/cognitive, butchery is a physical activity .You will be handling the meat and equipment and developing your hand-eye coordination.

Make the Most of Your Meat (Butchery Workshop and tour of Organic Beef & Sheep Farm) block mentored by Jayne Duveen
Make the Most of Your Meat (Butchery Workshop and tour of Organic Beef & Sheep Farm) block mentored by Jayne Duveen
Make the Most of Your Meat (Butchery Workshop and tour of Organic Beef & Sheep Farm) block mentored by Jayne Duveen
Make the Most of Your Meat (Butchery Workshop and tour of Organic Beef & Sheep Farm) block mentored by Jayne Duveen
Make the Most of Your Meat (Butchery Workshop and tour of Organic Beef & Sheep Farm) block mentored by Jayne Duveen
Make the Most of Your Meat (Butchery Workshop and tour of Organic Beef & Sheep Farm) block mentored by Jayne Duveen

What's provided

Drinks

Snacks

Meals

Equipment

Safety

Enhanced DBS

Basic DBS

Risk Assessment

Public Liability Insurance

Safeguarding Training

First Aid Training

First Aid Kit

Smoke Detector

Coronavirus Safety Policy

Please note

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Where
we'll be

Colin Godman's Farm, Perryman's Lane, Chelwood Gate, East Sussex, TN22 3RR

Pricing information

Standard price: £95

Pricing information

Cancellation

My experience is an educational activity and the 14-day cooling-off period under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 therefore applies. After the 14 day period my standard policy will apply.

No refunds are given except in the case of a cancellation by the Mentor.


Cancellation


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