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April 2019

Bishop Auckland Food Festival

April 13 @ 8:00 am - April 14 @ 5:00 pm
Auckland Castle
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Growing Gourmet Mushrooms- Harehope Quarry course

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Harehope Quarry, Frosterley
Bishop Auckland, County Durham DL13 2S United Kingdom
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£50

A one-day introduction to growing gourmet mushrooms, with Adrian Ogden of Gourmet Woodland Mushrooms The aim of this course is to equip participants with the knowledge and skills to grow their own gourmet mushrooms outdoors.  Anindoor session will cover the biology and ecology of mushrooms and fungi and the important role that mushroom mycelium play in the cultivation process, including a look at different types of mushroom spawn. A practical outdoor session will demonstrate making up a Shiitake log and…

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August 2019

Seed saving with Caroline Beck, Verde Flowers (at Harehope Quarry)

August 31 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Harehope Quarry, Frosterley
Bishop Auckland, County Durham DL13 2S United Kingdom
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£20

This session at Harehope Quarry will cover how to harvest, dry and sow your own seed for vegetables, fruit and flowers.  Seed is always best sown fresh, and the most reliable way of doing this is to harvest your own.  Learn the best times to do this, when and how to collect seed and why gathering your own produces more reliable, sturdier crops.  Caroline Beck is a garden writer and cut flower grower with over 25 years experience of harvesting…

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October 2019

Pick Your Own Pumpkins at East Grange Farm

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
East Grange Farm, High Shincliffe
Durham, County Durham DH1 2TB United Kingdom
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Pick you own locally grown pumpkin at East Grange Farm just outside High Shincliffe. They have a  huge variety of sizes and colours so pop down and pick your pumpkin for Halloween. And remember, pumpkins are food too, so you can use any of the flesh that you cut out to make a delicious soup or tasty curry.  The farm will have recipe cards available! #PumpkinRescue

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Pick Your Own Pumpkins at East Grange Farm

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
East Grange Farm, High Shincliffe
Durham, County Durham DH1 2TB United Kingdom
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Pick you own locally grown pumpkin at East Grange Farm just outside High Shincliffe. They have a  huge variety of sizes and colours so pop down and pick your pumpkin for Halloween. And remember, pumpkins are food too, so you can use any of the flesh that you cut out to make a delicious soup or tasty curry.  The farm will have recipe cards available! #PumpkinRescue

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