Introduction to Permaculture
Jan
18
to Jan 20

Introduction to Permaculture

This 3 day intensive will introduce you to the basic ethics and principles of permaculture and systems thinking, introducing you to a variety of innovative tools. No knowledge of permaculture is necessary in order to attend this course.

To book your place on a course please email or phone to check availability. training@devonsmallholders.co.uk 07595 296 613

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Introduction to Permaculture
Mar
15
to Mar 17

Introduction to Permaculture

This 3 day intensive will introduce you to the basic ethics and principles of permaculture and systems thinking, introducing you to a variety of innovative tools. No knowledge of permaculture is necessary in order to attend this course.

To book your place on a course please email or phone to check availability. training@devonsmallholders.co.uk 07595 296 613

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Chainsaw Competence
Dec
10
to Dec 11

Chainsaw Competence

CITY & GUILDS NPTC LEVEL 2 AWARD IN CHAINSAW MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS - OCCASIONAL USER (NPTC, C&G 0029-04)
A 2 day course for the amateur chainsaw operator.

Venue: Ogwell, near Newton Abbot TQ12 6AH
Cost: £235 (£255 for Non-members) price includes NPTC certification
What you need to bring: Full protective clothing: chainsaw protective boots, helmet, gloves, trousers. Chainsaw and toolkit. Also bring packed lunch and flask.

To book your place on a course please email or phone to check availability. training@devonsmallholders.co.uk 07595 296 613

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Chainsaw Competence
Nov
19
to Nov 20

Chainsaw Competence

CITY & GUILDS NPTC LEVEL 2 AWARD IN CHAINSAW MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS - OCCASIONAL USER (NPTC, C&G 0029-04)
A 2 day course for the amateur chainsaw operator.

Venue: Ogwell, near Newton Abbot TQ12 6AH
Cost: £235 (£255 for Non-members) price includes NPTC certification
What you need to bring: Full protective clothing: chainsaw protective boots, helmet, gloves, trousers. Chainsaw and toolkit. Also bring packed lunch and flask.

To book your place on a course please email or phone to check availability. training@devonsmallholders.co.uk 07595 296 613

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Christmas Market
Nov
16
to Nov 18

Christmas Market

Come and explore our annual Christmas market in the heart of Somerset, featuring over 60 festive stalls bursting with beautiful gifts, delicious treats and unusual hand-crafted items.

Opening times
Friday 16th 10am – 5pm
Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th 9am – 5pm

Advance online tickets: £3
On-the-door: £3.50
Children (15 and under) are free.

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Game & seasonal inspiration
Nov
9
10:00 AM10:00

Game & seasonal inspiration

This course gives you the opportunity explore ways to prepare and cook various types of game in different ways and also brings in other seasonal ingredients to create accompaniments and desserts. 

One day course (10am - 5pm) including lunch

Price - £125 per person

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Taste & techniques
Nov
3
10:00 AM10:00

Taste & techniques

This course will help you to develop that understanding so that you can create delightful food, from snacks to dinner parties, using your own intuition and taste - rather than slavishly following recipes.

One day course (10am - 5pm) including lunch

Price - £125 per person

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Living with Livestock - an introduction to sheep, pigs and cattle
Nov
3
9:30 AM09:30

Living with Livestock - an introduction to sheep, pigs and cattle

This course gives you the opportunity to consider what it really means to have sheep, pigs and cows. You will get to grips with the pleasures and pains of all three species, so that you end the day with a clearer idea of what animal and breed might best suit you and your land.

To book your place on a course please email or phone to check availability. training@devonsmallholders.co.uk 07595 296 613

 

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Indian cookery
Oct
29
10:00 AM10:00

Indian cookery

The hands-on day looks at spices and other key ingredients through a selection of recipes including "curries", dals, breads and rice dishes.  

One day course (10am - 5pm) including lunch

Price - £125 per person (including VAT)

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 Room on the Broom
Oct
26
to Oct 28

Room on the Broom

The hour-long activity will include a showing of the Room on the Broom short film and interactive pumpkin carving sessions with our loveable Halloween characters.

Event times
11am - 12noon
1pm - 2pm
3pm - 4pm

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Introduction to Setting up and Running Holiday Accommodation
Oct
21
11:00 AM11:00

Introduction to Setting up and Running Holiday Accommodation

A general introduction into running holiday accommodation. The course will cover rules, regulations, legislation and also great ideas; how to make the best of what you’ve got! A comprehensive information folder/workbook will be provided.

Venue: Holsworthy EX22
Cost: £50 (£70 for Non-members)
Provided: Tea, Coffee, light lunch included
To book your place on a course please email or phone to check availability. training@devonsmallholders.co.uk 07595 296 613

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An Introduction to Keeping Pigs
Oct
20
10:00 AM10:00

An Introduction to Keeping Pigs

Beginners guide to choosing, handling, feeding, housing, managing and transporting pigs. Will also cover current regulations, sending your pigs off for meat and breeding - pigs of various ages on view

(courses run from 10:00am – 5:00pm)   
(£65/person or £125 for a couple booking together, incl. VAT)

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Fish Cookery
Oct
20
10:00 AM10:00

Fish Cookery

A lot of cooks worry about cooking fish and feel that they don't get the best out of it.  This course will teach you all of the secrets to preparing great fish dishes.

One day course (10am - 5pm) including lunch

Price - £125 per person (including VAT)

 

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Chainsaw Competence
Oct
19
to Oct 20

Chainsaw Competence

CITY & GUILDS NPTC LEVEL 2 AWARD IN CHAINSAW MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS - OCCASIONAL USER (NPTC, C&G 0029-04)
Venue: Ogwell, near Newton Abbot TQ12 6AH
Cost: £235 (£255 for Non-members) price includes NPTC certification
What you need to bring: Full protective clothing: chainsaw protective boots, helmet, gloves, trousers. Chainsaw and toolkit. Also bring packed lunch and flask.

To book your place on a course please email or phone to check availability. training@devonsmallholders.co.uk 07595 296 613

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Tractor Maintenance
Oct
14
10:00 AM10:00

Tractor Maintenance

A course for beginners, covering basic maintenance of simple tractors and the most common farm machinery - bring your overalls and prepare to get stuck in! Just in time for hay making…

(courses run from 10:00am – 5:00pm)   
(£65/person or £125 for a couple booking together, incl. VAT)

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Tractor Maintenance
Oct
14
10:00 AM10:00

Tractor Maintenance

Venue: Northlew EX20 3PS
Cost: £55 (£75 for Non-members)
Tutor: Ian Dixon
Course type: Classroom & practical hands-on
Course materials: Summary handouts to take away
Provided: Teas, coffees, soft drinks, biscuits
What you need to bring: Packed lunch, clean outdoor clothes & wellies, notebook

To book your place on a course please email or phone to check availability. training@devonsmallholders.co.uk 07595 296 613

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Small scale apple pressing: making juice and cider
Oct
13
10:00 AM10:00

Small scale apple pressing: making juice and cider

An introductory course covering the basics of pressing apples into juice, pasteurising the juice and also setting up for making farmhouse cider in a kitchen situation.

Cost: £50 (£70 for Non-members)
Tutor: Colin Jarvis
What you need to bring: notebook, wellies, overalls and outdoor clothes. Bring a packed lunch (tea & coffee provided). Bring 2 or 3 empty 500ml beer bottles that had a metal crown cap. To book your place on a course please email or phone to check availability. training@devonsmallholders.co.uk 07595 296 613

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Vegetarian cookery
Oct
12
10:00 AM10:00

Vegetarian cookery

Through this course I share the secrets to developing a broad variety of full flavoured dishes without resorting to lots of diary products or processed ingredients.

Lunch and refreshments throughout the day are included. You will leave with a folder of notes and recipes.

One day course (10am - 5pm) including lunch
Price - £125 per person

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