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Explore the ideas and practice of
ecologically sound land management in
the beautiful Devon countryside
See below for a list of all the courses and programmes we are running at
The Husbandry School throughout 2017
Courses and Programmes
in 2017 at a glance
The core tutors for the Husbandry Skills courses are Jonty and Carole, of course, along with longstanding team member, Sula. MORE
At the Husbandry School all materials are included in the course fee, plus you'll leave with lots of things to take home with you.

Course numbers are restricted so that there is plenty of opportunity to ask questions and receive one-to-one attention. And lunch and refreshments will be provided from produce grown at the Husbandry School, naturally.
Husbandry Skills
If you are interested in growing more of the food you eat each week, and wish to do so in a natural, ethical, time-honoured and sustainable way, mindful of the rhythms of nature, then our Husbandry Skills courses are probably for you!

So we have been listening to all of you who have attended our husbandry skills courses and it seems that people who have attended any of the Husbandry skills courses get hooked by the bug. So for 2016 we have restructured the Husbandry skills courses so that both the introduction and foundation courses will include, ‘Eat your own Flower beds’, ‘Garden Remedies’, ‘Husbandry Matters for the garden’ and ‘Allotment Allies’.

Introduction to Husbandry Skills (1 day)
Saturday 13th May or Sunday 11th June 2017  
Price: £60 Duration: 1 Day

Foundation in Husbandry Skills (2 days)
Weekend 8th and 9th July 2017
Weekend 9th and 10th September 2017
Price: £120 - Duration: 2 Days

Earth skills:
These are courses concerned with keeping traditional earth skills alive. They include courses on Basket Making, Hedge Laying, Stone Walling, Devon Banks and Live Willowwork.

Basket Making - A choice of courses in 2017 with Vivienne Turner.

Plant Supports Dragonfly Embellishments (NEW one day course)
Sunday 12th March 2017 - 10am - 4pm
Price: £60 per person - Duration 1 day

Hedgerow Baskets (NEW two day course)
Weekend 22nd and 23rd of April 2017 - 10am - 4pm
Price: £120 per person - Duration 2 days

Trug Making (NEW one day course)
Sunday 21st May 2017 - 10am - 4pm
Price: £60 per person - Duration 1 day

Willow Platter (one day course)
Sunday 24th June 2017 - 10am - 4pm
Price: £60 per person - Duration 1 day

Harvesting Baskets made from Willow
(two day course) with Vivienne Turner
Weekend 23rd and 24th September 2017 - 10am - 4pm
Price: £120 per person - Duration 2 days

Berry Basket (New one day course)
Sunday 8th October 2017 - 10am - 4pm
Price: £60 per person - Duration 1 day

Stone Walling
Weekend 30th and 31st September 2017 - 10am to 4pm 
Price: £120 - Duration: 2 Days

Hedge Laying
Weekend 14th and 15th October 2017 - 10am to 4pm 
Price: £120 - Duration: 2 Days

Wood Working Courses - A choice of courses in 2016

‘Shrink pot’ making -
Weekend 25th and 26th March 2017
Wild wood whittling
- Sunday 2nd July 2017
Spoon carving - Sunday 16th July 2017

Art on the Land:
A programme of courses exploring land based art forms such as Willow Sculpture, Working with Wood, Painting with Sheep, Working with Clay, Felt Making, Earth Pigment Prints and Working with Clay.

Painting with Sheep
Sunday November 12th 2017
Price: £60 - Duration: 1 Day

Wellie Stomp Club
Come and spend the day with the Husbandry Schools Wellie Stomp Club - getting stuck in with the whole family. Great Fun!

Saturdays only: March 18th, May 20th, June 17th, July 15th, September 16th, November 18th 2017.

Price: (Adults go FREE)
£15 for one child
£25 for two siblings together
£33 for three siblings together

1 day - 10.00am till 4.00pm

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Volunteer Days
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Want to get involved? Activities vary from ground preparation, planting, picking and preparing produce, hedging and terracing, building with straw and cob, weaving willow, building irrigation systems, seed saving, harvesting flowers - and of course sharing skills and ideas.

Saturdays only. List of dates:

Saturday March 4th
Saturday May 6th
Saturday July 1st
Saturday October 7th

Schools Programme
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Traditional farming methods for a sustainable future
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