Growing Together: Online Workshops

While Coronavirus restrictions are in place, we're bringing some Growing Together workshops directly to your home.

There are a range of online workshops available to anyone in the local community, including gardening and cooking workshops. See more below and email Barbara at to book into any, or all, of the sessions.

Ready, Set, Garden with Castlebank Horticultural Society

Take part in a range of online gardening workshops with an Educational Gardener from Royal Horticultural Society.

Date Time Topic
Tuesday 9th March 1.30pm Introduction to gardening
Tuesday 16th March 1.30pm Grow your own fruit, veg and herbs at home
Tuesday 23rd March 1.30pm Gardening in small spaces
Tuesday 30th March 1.30pm Plant ID tips and tricks
Tuesday 6th April 1.30pm Especially interesting insects
Tuesday 13th April 1.30pm Plant groups and growth forms
Tuesday 25th May 6.30pm Grow your own fruit, veg and herbs
Tuesday 29th June 1.30pm Live gardening Q&A
Tuesday 27th July 6.30pm Gardening in small spaces
Tuesday 31st August 1.30pm Autumn and winter gardening

Meat-free Cooking with V For Life Cookery School

Take part in a range of online cooking workshops with a top chef from V For Life Cookery School.

Date Time Topic
Wednesday 3rd March 2pm Chilli and simple flatbreads
Wednesday 10th March 2pm Mushroom stroganoff
Wednesday 17th March 2pm Sweet and sour
Wednesday 24th March 2pm Orzo and bean soup
Wednesday 31st March 2pm Carbonara
Wednesday 7th April 2pm Vegetable and Tofu Stir Fry

Growing Together: Love Food Hate Waste

We have all a range of recipes, including all the V For Life recipes listed above available to download and keep here.

Love Food Hate Waste with Changeworks

Learn how to save money through menu planning, smart shopping and using up leftovers. These fun and interactive sessions will describe how to cut your food waste, save up to £437 a year and you can enter a prize draw to win £100 worth of vouchers.

There are two sessions to choose from, running on Thursday 18th March at 10.30am or Tuesday 23rd March at 6pm.