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Denmark Farm Conservation Centre

Contact name: Mara
40
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over 11 years
with CraftCourses

Maker's bio

Denmark Farm Conservation Centre is a 40 acre nature reserve managed by the charity The Shared Earth Trust. We host a range of craft, sustainable living, conservation and ecology courses with all profits ploughed back into caring for the nature and wildlife on site.

Courses, kits & gifts

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Bushcraft Overnight ~ Summer
12 hours
Next date: 29th Jun 2024
3 places left
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Discovering Spinning on a Drop Spindle
6 hours
Next date: 26th May 2024
2 places left
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Ethnobotany (Foraging for food, herbal medicine & plant crafts)
1 day
Next date: 30th Aug 2024
4 places left
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Fermenting workshop – Sauerkraut & Kombucha
4½ hours
Next date: 16th Oct 2024
3 places left
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Identifying Trees in Autumn
3½ hours
Next date: 14th Sep 2024
5 places left
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Identifying Trees in Summer
3½ hours
Next date: 11th Jun 2024
4 places left
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Intro to Wildlife Identification and Tracking
3 days
Next date: 19th Jul 2024
4 places left
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Introduction to Wildflower Identification
3½ hours
Next date: 20th Jun 2024
4 places left
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Little Berry Picking Basket
6½ hours
Next date: 9th Jul 2024
3 places left
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Mindful Mending
4 hours
Next date: 10th Nov 2024
4 places left
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Room Hire for your own event (Meetings/Courses)
4 hours
Next date: 26th May 2024
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Shamanic Drum Making Workshop
2 days
Next date: 6th Jul 2024
3 places left
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Slow Down and Stitch
4 hours
Next date: 13th Oct 2024
4 places left
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Small to medium sized tool sharpening workshop
7 hours
Next date: 27th Sep 2024
3 places left
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Still Life in Oil – Painting Retreat
2 days
Next date: 31st Aug 2024
4 places left
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Traditional Hedge-Laying
7 hours
Next date: 26th Oct 2024
1 place left
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Weave a Little Bark Bag
6½ hours
Next date: 18th Jul 2024
4 places left
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Web of Life ~ Mandala Painting Mini Retreat
6 hours
Next date: 4th Oct 2024
4 places left
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Willow Weaving - Garden Trug
6 hours
Next date: 13th Jun 2024
2 places left
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Woodcraft Weekend
3 days
Next date: 21st Jun 2024
1 place left

Recent reviews

All maker's reviews
23 May 24'

Jackie Hofmann reviewed: Taming the Wild Yeasts – Make your own Sourdough Bread

"Very enjoyable course in a lovely setting. Peggy the course tutor was great, very knowledgeable and not only did we make sourdough bread but made pancakes, crumpets and chocolate cake which we all shared for lunch. Came home with a starter mixture and handouts so we can experiment at home "

9 May 24'

JP reviewed: Fermenting workshop – Sauerkraut & Kombucha

"This is a great hands on and practical course for newbies to fermenting. I’m still making the kombucha, even months later! "

Denmark Farm Conservation Centre responded:

"That's great to hear. We're very happy to hear that you found this course so useful. Enjoy fermenting. Mara"

17 Apr 24'

Miranda Jane Hudson reviewed: The Ethnobotanist

"I had a fabulous day on this Ethnobotany Course at Denmark Farm on Sunday. Beginning with a spot of plant ID with a cuppa, we then went on a little foraging expedition through the woods, practicing the ID we'd just learned and collecting some tasty morsels for lunch. Course leader Ryan was very knowledgeable, and patient, encouraging us all to try and identify different plants and pointing out some great little differences to look for and remember for future reference. Lunch was cooked over the open fire, followed by making charcoal then drawing with it, whittling some greenwood and making a skin salve from plantain leaves. The day was thoroughly enjoyable and I've already ordered a couple of the recommended books (2nd hand of course) and made a Ground Ivy tea for my poorly husband, who incidentally is now much better!! Tonight I'm foraging for willowherb and nettle for a quiche. I highly recommend this course for both beginners and those who wish to build on their current knowledge. We learned from our fellow students too!! "

Denmark Farm Conservation Centre responded:

"Thank you for taking your time to write such a great review. We're delighted that you enjoyed the Ethnobotany course so much. We look forward to seeing you at Denmark Farm again very soon. Mara"

16 Apr 24'

Tigs Smith reviewed: The Ethnobotanist

"Fabulous day spent with Ryan on the Ethnobotany course. Learned lots of tips for tree identification, and spent the afternoon doing wonderful outdoor crafts and skills which I will enjoy trying at home. Such a knowledgeable tutor and made the day very entertaining and fun, as well as some fab take-home pieces that we worked on. Thank you Ryan!"

Denmark Farm Conservation Centre responded:

"Wonderful that you joined us and enjoyed this course Tigs. Thank you for your review and hope to see you again soon. Mara"

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