Programme and full details for Step – by – Step Biodynamic Gardening Workshops Valehead Farm, Kinver, South Staffs, 202425th November 2019
Conference 2019: Jens-Otto Andersen16th August 2019
Venue: Clervaux Trust, Jolby Lane, Croft-on-Tees DL2 2TF
Session dates 2024: 24th Feb, 16th March, 13th April 11th May, 8th June, 6th July
Tutor: Roberto Romano
Session 1 – Seed connects with Soil
Session 2 – Planning our garden
Session 3 – The Plant between the Sun and Earth
Session 4 – The Biodynamic Preparations
Session 5 – Tending the garden
Session 5 – The garden as an organism
About Roberto: Roberto is the Biodynamic Land Co-ordinator at Clervaux near Darlington, a Ruskin Mill Trust centre. He oversees their biodynamic market garden, farmland and woodland and is responsible for providing social, therapeutic and work experience opportunities on the land for Clervaux residents, land workers and volunteers. He has a long standing interest in Nature, extensive experience of permaculture and organic and sustainable farming practices, and has worked as a Woofer in the UK and south East Asia. His qualifications include the BDA 2 year Level 3 Diploma in Biodynamic Agriculture and MSc in Practical Skills Therapeutic Education at the University of West England. Roberto’s special interest is in developing biodynamic gardening for back-yard gardeners particularly in urban gardens, encouraging biodynamic practice at a local level, and to bring more biodynamics to the North East! He has a wife and young baby, and lives in Darlington.
For more about Ruskin Mill Educational Trust click here
Directions to the venue: Post Code DL2 2TF
Take the A167 south from Darlington.
As you pass through Hurworth the road naturally turns a sharp right to cross a bridge over the Tees. Follow the road over the bridge and also as it turns a sharp left in front of the Croft Hotel.
Just after the Croft Hotel turn right up the Richmond Road (signposted Middleton Tyas)
At the top of the hill take the next right (signposted Barton). This is Jolby Lane.
After about 200m you will see a little track on your right, the brown sign says Clow Beck House, Turn right the Clervaux Trust will be in front of you (it is the first track on your right). Follow the track and as it veers right you turn left through the gate. Drive along and park where you see the other cars parked (i.e. before the next gate) and walk down into Clervaux.