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GROW! "Grow your own" for Kids and MORE
Mentored by Emma Goodwin
For ages: 5 - 16 years
I encourage youngsters to get involved, cooperate, to have a go. Growing your own food is arguably one of the most important things we can do. We have fun as we learn and talk a lot about the planet, the soil, the stars and celestial bodies, also the effect we humans have on the earth and our responsibility to care for it, and how best to do so. Using only hand tools and no-dig growing techniques we focus on Natural Farming, Biodynamics and Permaculture principles. I give a little 10 minute talk with diagrams on a big white board to explain what we're going to do, and why we're going to do it, before we get stuck in. Each session includes hands on gardening experience:, which may be sowing, hoeing, transplanting, tending, propagating, pruning, feeding the soil, protecting crops from pests and diseases, making compost. . We observe the cycles of nature, the solstices and equinoxes, the cross quarter festivals. We learn about planting by the moon and plug into source as we ge...
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The Crossing Community Supported Agriculture Scheme, Brambletye Lane, Forest Row, East Grinstead, RH18 5EH
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.