Sep
23
Sat
Permaculture Design Course, Oxford @ Oxford Academy, Littlemore
Sep 23 – Sep 24 all-day

If you already enjoy or would like to grow food, design systems, live a sustainable lifestyle, meet others who share similar ethics, then Permaculture offers a chance to learn how principles and systems can help you change your lifestyle and produce more of your own food.

Taught by Niels Corfield, Permaculture Designer and Teacher and supported by Rachel Hammond, Founder of Incredible Edible Oxford, the course will be run over 7 weekends starting in September 2017.

The dates for the course will be as follows:

Sep 23/24
Oct 14/15
Nov 11/12
Dec 2/3
Jan ‎13/14
Feb 10/11
Mar‎ 10/11

Topics covered will include design, buildings, woodland, garden and farm scale growing, integrated crops/animals, economics, communities and much more. Teaching will take place at various sites and projects across the City, celebrating community and growing projects with various themes.

Please note that accommodation and food are not included in the price of this course, but in the spirit of permaculture we will recommend bring and share lunches.

Please note, you will still receive your permaculture design certificate if you miss two days or one weekend of the course.

Places are limited. To book onto the course, please complete the form by following this link: http://bit.ly/2tdGmao

Photo credit: http://bit.ly/1dGcPd3

Sep
24
Sun
South Oxford Farmers’ & Community Market @ South Oxford CC
Sep 24 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

The South Oxford Farmers and Community Market is a weekly market selling ethically-produced local, seasonaland/or organic food and non-food goods. ‘Local’ means produced within a 30-mile radius of Oxford: ‘produced’ means containing a significant quantity of local ingredients and labour.The market is held in South Oxford Community Centre every Sundays from 9.30am to 12pm.

Making food shopping a much more personal experience!

Come this sunday and meet our vendors!

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Broken Spoke Open Bike Workshop @ Oxford
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

However big or small your bike-related issues are, get yourself down to our open workshop. We’ve got a fully stocked community tool chest (so you don’t have to spend a fortune on a tool you’ll use twice), lots of lovely bike stands and friendly mechanics to give you a hand.

We keep a stock of all the parts that wear out regularly and we also sell secondhand parts, so if you’re looking for a deal (or something slightly rare), we might have just the thing!

 

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Summertown Cultivate Stop
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Summertown Cultivate Stop @ Oxford | United Kingdom

Summertown Stop

We bring you local, ethical and delicious fresh produce every week from our market stall at Summertown Farmers Market just outside the dew drop inn. We work with local, growers, farmers and producers to collect the best food the county has to offer and bring it right to your local area. We stock fresh fruit and veg from a selection of local and organic farms, brownies from Barefoot Kitchen, apple juice from Waterperry gardens, organic, free-range eggs from FAI farms in Wytham and more. Visit us to see what’s new this week.

OxGrow Work Party @ Hogacre Common Garden, Oxford
Sep 24 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

 

oxgrowWe meet every Sunday afternoon to garden together, share a cup of tea and cake, learn about growing and take home fresh fruit and veg.

In the darker months of the year (Nov-Apr) we meet from 12-4pm on Sundays and when the days are longer (May-Oct) we meet from 1-5pm on Sundays and from 5-8pm on Wednesdays.

Our garden is free to access and we welcome people of all levels of experience to share the space in an inclusive and supportive environment.

Just drop in on the day, or contact us to find out more on mail@oxgrow.org or by visiting https://www.facebook.com/oxgrow.

 

Sustainable Blewbury Apple Juicing @ Blewbury Manor stable
Sep 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Please bring (washed) apple and clean glass screw-top wine or drink bottles. Cost: £1 per pressing (large basket of apples), pasteurising 30p per bottle.

Sep
26
Tue
Fix It Group at Bullingdon @ Headington, Oxford
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bring it along to the friendly Fix It group at Bullingdon Community Centre, every Tuesday 10-12 noon (except school holidays) and we’ll have at helping you fix it or do it for you if we can. Free drinks and biscuits as well.

Phone 07792491350 for more details.

Sep
27
Wed
Introduction to Upholstery @ The Mix, Wantage
Sep 27 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

Learn upholstery techniques while working on your own project with visiting tutor Kate Powell

We are able to offer this course for £150 for 6 sessions (27th Sept, 18th Oct, 15th Nov, 31st Jan, 21st Feb and 21st Mar)

Stonehill Community Garden @ Stonehill CG
Sep 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

We now have weekly gardening, building and growing days to begin creating a vegetable garden which will be open to community groups and individuals who are keen to be outdoors, live closer to nature, learn and share skills and make new friends. Tea and homemade soup will be provided!

Join us as we work together to turn a patch of field into an ABUNDANT GARDEN for many to enjoy! We’re in early days of the project and we welcome input, interest and ideas because there are tons of exciting things that could happen here . . .

We welcome people from all backgrounds and all ages. Whatever your experience, there’ll be something for you to enjoy!

Please get in contact if you have accessibility issues or are in need of specific support: darla@stonehillgardens.co.ukrichard@stonehillgardens.co.uk

Florence Park Cultivate Stop @ The Jolly Postboys
Sep 27 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

We bring you local, ethical and delicious fresh produce in our VegVan every Wednesday at our Florence Park stop right outside community pub, The Jolly Postboys. We work with local, growers, farmers and producers to collect the best food the county has to offer and bring it right to your local area. We stock fresh fruit and veg from a selection of local and organic farms, brownies from Barefoot Kitchen, apple juice from Waterperry gardens, organic, free-range eggs from FAI farms in Wytham and more. Come down and see what’s new this week.