5 May COMMUNITY SUPPORTED AGRICULTURE
Town Grown is looking for experienced volunteers who would be interested in the launch of a community assisted agriculture (CSA) project. Initial meeting on
The Common Room, 27 Cambridge Rd, 5pm – 6pm, all welcome.
Sat 7 May TOWN GROWN SEED & SEEDLING SWAP
Bring along any surplus seeds and seedlings to swap with other local growers at the Transition Town Hastings stall.
Leonards King’s Rd market from 1pm – 3pm
Meet expert food grower Vicki Cooke for practical advice and hands-on seed sowing demonstration.
Warrior Square Station Garden (access from Station Approach). 2pm – 3pm
Wed 11 May BEGINNERS GUIDE TO GROWING VEG
Practical advice and tips on how to get growing, with experienced grower Vicki Cooke.
Bohemia Walled Garden, Summerfields Woods, Bohemia Rd, 6-8pm
Thur 12 May FORAGER’S GARDEN BOOK LAUNCH & TALK
Hear Anna Locke talk about her recent book; an accessible introduction to permaculture and planting an edible garden.
St Mary in the Castle, drinks from 6pm, talk starts at 6:30pm
Thur 19 May PLANTING A FORAGER’S BORDER
Learn how to plan and plant an edible border with Anna Locke. An introduction to growing food in harmony with nature, even when space is limited.
The Common Room, 27 Cambridge Rd, Hastings, 6:30-8pm
Thur 9 June INTRODUCTION TO GROWING OYSTER MUSHROOMS
Chris Richards, local oyster mushroom grower, will introduce you to the wonderful world of mushrooms and in particular gourmet oyster mushrooms. You’ll learn about the life cycle of mushrooms and how they’re grown locally on waste coffee grounds from local cafes in a low tech way that reduces food miles and the need for big agriculture. At the end of the workshop you’ll be able to take home an oyster mushroom grow kit to grow your own oyster mushrooms at home.
The Common Room, 27 Cambridge Rd, Hastings, 6-8 pm.