GETTING STARTED WITH ORGANIC GROWING IN A POLYTUNNELOR OTHER PROTECTED AREA
SATURDAY 9TH APRIL 2016
SATURDAY 4TH JUNE 2016
SATURDAY 6TH AUGUST
THIS HANDS-ON COURSE WILL GIVE YOU THE KNOWLEDGE AND CONFIDENCE TO GROW YOUR OWN FRESH PRODUCE, FROM SEED TO HARVEST
FINLOUGH FARM IS A PERFECT LAKESIDE LOCATION TO LEARN ABOUT ORGANIC GROWING.WE HAVE 7 FULLY PRODUCTIVE POLYTUNNELS PRODUCING QUALITY, SEASONAL ORGANIC VEGETABLES AND SALADS ON A COMMERCIAL BASIS FOR LOCAL AND DUBLIN-BASED CUSTOMERS.
YOUR DAY WILL START AT 10AM AND INCLUDE A LIGHT LUNCH, TEAS/COFFEE BREAKS AND FINISH AT 4PM. YOU WILL GET TO PRACTICE EACH STAGE OF THE GROWING PROCESS FROM SEED TO HARVEST AND WILL BE PRESENTED WITH A CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE.
THE COST OF THIS ONE DAY COURSE IS €55.00 PER PERSON, INCLUDING LUNCH.
Join us to enjoy the bounty that nature has to offer on Finlough. From the hedgerows to the meadows, in the woodland and at the water’s edge – the organically maintained lands provide an abundance of free food right through the year, from the young nettles of March to the wild rosehips and blackberries of high summer. This unspoilt landscape has some rich pickings for you to plunder – all you need to bring is your boots, bags and a flask of tea to see you through a few hours combing the countryside. Ted and Christine will be on hand to tip you off on where to find the richest spoils!
Finlough Farm is the perfect setting for just about any outdoor event – do you belong to a group of avid birdwatchers? Fancy sticking up a yurt and disappearing from civilisation for a day, a week, or even a month?? Whatever your imagination can come up with, Finlough can provide a beautiful backdrop for your dreams to come true! Just drop us a line and let us know what you’re thinking of…