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Healthy Eating Workshop

Growing Our Future Eco Hub 1 Courtenay Rd, Okehampton

This workshop will give attendees the awareness and skills to eat simple, healthy, tasty meals and build a positive relationship with food. By gaining an understanding of the food system, food prep and cooking skills and an awareness of what healthy eating means for them, attendees can enjoy healthy food in a way that's practical … Continue reading "Healthy Eating Workshop"

Film and Food : The Nettle Dress

Ockment Centre North Street, Okehampton

A screening of the film The Nettle Dress with a meal with a nettle flavour This beautiful documentary follows textile artist Allan Brown on his seven-year labour of love, to make a dress entirely from woven stinging nettles. We see not only a remarkable and challenging experiment in sustainable fashion, but also how his art … Continue reading "Film and Food : The Nettle Dress"


Hilltown Organics Northlew Road, Okehampton

Come to the farm for a fungi foray with mycologist Dr Christian Taylor.

We are really pleased to be running a whole range of Farm Visits, Food Workshops, Creative Workshops, Film Shows, Events and more for the community of Okehampton and beyond.

Tickets can be reserved through this website or in the shop or by emailing
Pricing We have tried to keep prices as affordable as we can whilst ensuring that everyone is paid a fair rate for their work. Most activities feature a reduced rate thanks to the kind support of Okehampton United Charities. If you can’t afford the full rate please buy a ticket at the reduced rate. Do get in touch if cost is a problem.

We do hope you enjoy what we are doing and if you are interested in a food and farming activity and can’t see it here just let us know and we’ll see what we can do.

A very Big Thanks to Okehampton United Charities for supporting this programme.