Events and Education Programme

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.
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September 2017

Introduction to Fermentation Workshop

September 30 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

We will be looking at the fermentation process and get hands-on making sauerkraut (fermented cabbage) and water kefir (fermented drink). You can take home a jar of sauerkraut and the necessary kefir grains to make this delicious drink!

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October 2017

Unlikely Heroes – Photographic Exhibition

October 2 - November 30

Walter Lewis has created a beautiful and thought provoking photographic record of his year long journey around the landworkers of the United Kingdom. Come and see some of his images displayed in the Harvest Farm Shop.

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Unlikely Heroes – Photographer Talk

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Walter Lewis will be introducing his exhibition of photographs documenting his journey around local sustainable food production in England and Wales. There will be seasonal light refreshments.

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Silent Haven Visit

October 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This visit will introduce you to the very light touch and sensitive way of landworking that takes place at Silent Haven.

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In Our Hands – A film from the Landworkers’ Alliance

October 20 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

In Our Hands explores a quiet revolution that is transforming the way our food is produced and distributed.

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November 2017

Apple Pressing in Red Lion Yard

November 3 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Apple pressing in the community! Bring some apples and make some juice!

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Introduction to sourdough bread making

November 12 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Going through the sourdough process from ‘starter’ to a finished loaf we will make a wheat loaf and rye loaf to take home. No previous experience necessary for this class.

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Salad Leaf Bunting Workshop

November 19 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

An afternoon of salad leaf printing!Using a block printing technique, we will work collaboratively to print the salad leaves that you see in your hand, turning them into bunting for the Harvest Farm Shop!

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December 2017

Winter Warmer – Family Workshop

December 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Seasonal Cooking, Natural Crafts, Play and Storytelling for All Ages!

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Wreath Making Workshop

December 3 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Come to the farm to create your own handcrafted wreath from nuts, seeds, leaves and flowers gathered from our land and woodlands.

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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.

Access We are running minibus transport from Okehampton to out of town locations. Let us know if you would like to use this.

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.