Bees and Humans with Phil Cowley Jones

An alternative approach to the care of bees. How to develop new understandings and ways of relating to the bee that work with the natural behaviour of the creature rather than the enforced and stressful behaviour seen in conventional, chemical-dependent, beekeeping. Phil does not…

Foraging walks at Crabapple with Stu

Our resident forager Stu will be leading wild food foraging walks around the grounds of Berrington hall and also demonstrating his anaerobic gas digester. Crabapple Community have a beautifully bio-diverse site with mature trees all round. They are one of the oldest housing cooperatives…

Growing Mushrooms with Nicki

Gourmet mushrooms are tasty and highly nutritious but expensive to buy. Food miles and low carbon food production are increasingly important. Mushroom growing can be part of a solution to these problems that most of us can easily take up at home. This workshop…

Permaculture and Urban Community Gardening

Pete Tatham and Behla Hutchinson from HP Source. Pete and Behla will be giving a talk on urban community gardening and permaculture, showing a film about HP Source and Pete will be spinning some reggae tunes on our Solar stage. Hyde Park Source are…

#Love2Grow Natural Cleaning Products with Debs

Debs Says: My workshop will be an interactive discussion about why I want to drive change using natural products and coming away from chemicals and corporate companies. I request that people bring their own empty cleaning product bottle to use again. They can fill…

Healthy Cakes with Pam Tanka

Substituting ingredients and nutrition for people with health problems. How to make sugar, gluten free and dairy free cakes including a Polenta cake. Better for you with unprocessed fresh ingredients.

Water Systems with Jay Abrahams

Jay Abrahams is a microbiologist and permaculture designer who specialises in creating WET water treatment systems for domestic sewage, farming and industry. He coined the term “Treebogs” and will be giving a talk on designing and building these willow-based composting toilets. Jay is a…

Solar power and batteries

Basic low voltage DC fusing, wiring and safety for beginners. Everyone needs lights in their kitchen. This is a basic talk with hands-on demonstrations aimed at people with no experience of solar power, batteries or LEDs. Learn to test batteries using meters and indicators…

Practical Herbal Medicine with Iain Stewart – make ointments and salves

Ian will be running a workshop entitled Practical Herbal Medicine at Radical Bakers Gathering. Iain will guide you through how to make a number of herbal remedies including a syrup, an ointment, a salve and a tincture. You take home everything you make. The…

Film showing: In Our Hands

Food and farming is in crisis. In just over a decade we’ve lost more than 33,000 farms from our countryside, and alongside this, bad diet is now causing more health problems than smoking! The fundamental link between people, food and the very land we…