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About

About

Depden Farm Shop and Training

DEPDEN FARM SHOP AND TRAINING

Our mission is to bring the best local food to local people and to help us all learn new things to enable us to live well and tread a little lighter on the planet.
Depden Farm Shop and Training comprises:
Farm Shop
Popular Cafe
Smallholding
Country Crafts and Smallholding Skills Training Centre
We are already a multi-award winning business and this is only our third year.
The Depden Smallholding is run on sustainable principles, though we are not registered organic. The animals are managed on a high welfare system, with low stocking rates and ample freedom to roam. Feed is free from chemical preservatives, medicinal additives and GM material.
The courses we run are designed to share ours skills and the skills of local craftsmen. There is a emphasis on turning country crafts into skills that we can all use in our daily lives and, if desired, use as a basis for starting a business. Courses include:
Willow working: hurdles, baskets, bird pouches and garden sculptures
Kitchen Charcuterie: Sausage Making, Ham & Bacon, Preparing Game
Smallholding skills: Living the Green Life
Animal Husbandry: Sheep keeping, Pigs and Bees
Crafts: Clay pizza oven building

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What do you want to learn?

Do you have some land of your own that is not doing anything productive? Would you like to keep some livestock but don’t know the best way to start? Are you uncertain of the legalities or the paperwork...more

Duration: 1 day

Beginner

No Qualification

From£55 Instant book
From£75 Instant book

The pizza oven is made from mud and straw and is great fun to make! Building a clay pizza oven is both empowering and fun – the oven will give you and your family good service throughout the summer and...more

Duration: 1 day

No Qualification

From£75 Instant book
From£28.50 Instant book

Our monthly supper clubs are exceptional! We know this because many of our diners have enthused over our carefully home prepared menus… it isn’t just that it is home cooked from fresh sustainable...more

Duration: 4 hours

No Qualification

From£28.50 Instant book
From£55 Instant book

1 day practical course. This popular course is running again due to popular demand AND our own enjoyment as we really love teaching this course. It is a very useful introduction to pig keeping and...more

Duration: 1 day

No Qualification

From£55 Instant book