Hosted by Paul Peacock
Type: Make Your Own Course - Beginner
Date: Sat 29 Sep 2012
Time: 10:00 - 15:00
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Dog Friendly: Yes
Child Friendly: Yes
Rating: - 4 reviews
Come and learn some of the skills for living the good life.
This Good Life Day will examine the following:
Making cheese, curing bacon
Preparing to keep bees
Preparing to keep poultry
Once you have picked up the easy skills of cheese making you will not look back, and can go on to a whole world of cheese at home. The Good Life Day will start by starting a cheese which will be ready for the final stages of cheese making by the end of the day.
We will look at a number of methods of curing bacon, and explore the simplest, overnight bacon cure.
You really will not believe how easy home curing can be and how fantastically tasty the final product is.
Those of you wanting to keep bees and popultry in the garden will benefit from this course, you will find out how to set about installing your own colonies, and what you have to do to get started. This day will not turn you into a beekeer overnioght, but will go a long way to answer your questions. And you will be able to get up close to bees too!
The City Cottage is where we show people how to create their own food from their own gardens, and how to make old fashioned things like Sausages, easy cure bacon, how to care for chickens and bees.
If you have a specific question about this course, you can contact the host by clicking the button below. If you have a general question about chicken, bees or rabbits, you can contact our experts here