The Vegetable Patch - one day course

The Vegetable Patch - one day course

Duration: One day (10am - 4pm)

Price: £65

Run by: Sarah Green
at Acton Scott Historic Working Farm

01694 781307

Wenlock Lodge
Acton Scott
Church Stretton
Shropshire
SY6 6QN

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About the Course

For people with allotments, home vegetable gardens or generous neighbours and friends who love to grow veg, there is likely to be a time of year when bags of green beans, beetroot, pumpkins, courgettes, onions and carrots are full to overfilling. This abundance is perfect for any passionate preserver and can soon be turned into delicious preserves to brighten up the dark days.

You will make:
Runner bean pickle, Autumn Gluttony Chutney, Spicy Vegetable Relish

Please bring an apron and something sturdy to carry the preserves home in.

Tutor: Sara-Jane Brough

Sara-Jane’s ethos is to reintroduce long-forgotten recipes, using seasonal produce such as the Shropshire prune damson and the bounty from the hedgerows and her kitchen garden. Her passion for everything preserved led her to start her business, The Ludlow Jam Pan, in October 2008.

Accommodation
If you are considering staying overnight or attending the course as part of a longer break, a range of local accommodation is available, including farm bed and breakfast, hotels and guest houses. For details please call Church Stretton Visitor Information Centre on 01694 723133 or visit the town’s website.

A range of holiday cottages are also available on the Acton Scott estate; for further information, please get in touch.

Accessibility
Acton Scott Historic Working Farm is an outdoor site. Most areas are wheelchair accessible, but please be aware that the farm yard is cobbled and the ground often uneven. If you have any access concerns, please contact us. When booking please advise us of any medical conditions or special requirements.

Payment for courses
Course places must be paid for at the time of booking. Your place is not secure until paid for in full. If you have to cancel your booking, please inform Acton Scott Historic Working Farm as soon as possible by telephone and confirm in writing or by email. If you cancel your booking more than four weeks before the course start date, 90% of the course fee will be refunded (10% of the course fee will be reserved to cover administrative costs). You may use your fee towards an alternative course. If you cancel your booking less than four weeks before the course start date, fees paid will not be refunded unless the course was full and your place can be re-sold.

Please contact us via the form or phone number above to book your place!

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Lunch, refreshments, tools and materials all included. Please let us know at the time of booking if you have any special dietary requirements.



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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.


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