Our Community Knowledge Shares are FREE workshops, on Sundays from 11-2pm in the Locavore Community Garden, Martello Primary, Warren Way, Folkestone CT19 6DT. We invite you to learn alongside Custom Food Lab Director and Diaspora Garden founder Charmaine, who has invited a series of food growing ‘elders’ to share their knowledge on different aspects of growing and working with the land.

WORKSHOP NUMBER 1: SOIL – Protection and Rest
Sunday 13th November 11am-2pm

We are welcoming Stuart Robinson to talk about how to rest our garden over winter and nurture soil health using organic farm and gardening techniques 🌱
Stuart specialises in designing community gardens and teaches horticulture to all ages (families very welcome!), so he will be offering some very practical learning alongside an opportunity to practice in the garden, join in and ask questions!
Soil health is the foundation to robust, healthy plants and it’s the perfect time of year to be resting the earth ready for next seasons crops, so come along and learn with us at the Locavore Garden, Martello Primary School, Warren Way, Folkestone, CT19 6DT from 11-2pm 🌱

Sunday 20th November 11am-2pm

In this session, we will learn about all things seed with horticultural expert Kellie; how and when to sow and grow from home, how to grow your seeds with limited resources, how to save and sow seeds from previous crops and to answer any questions you have!
The sessions are interactive, so all ages, abilities and levels of knowledge are welcome (including absolute beginners!).
There’s no need to book, just bring yourselves and as always, families are welcomed into the garden 🌱