Category Archives: Links

Ashdown Forest Poultry Club

Ashdown Forest Poultry Club is based around Heathfield, the traditional heartland for centuries of rearing chickens for the London market, and the club is the official club for East Sussex. It runs 2 poultry shows a year and holds regular … Continue reading

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West Sussex Smallholders

Firstly, All new members are more than welcome, either contact us or come along to a meeting. We are a friendly support group aiming to network, help and encourage productive smallholding on any scale. Based in West Sussex, we meet … Continue reading

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Kent Smallholders

link to website We were formed in 1987 by Hadlow College, to whom we are affiliated. We are privileged to hold our monthly meetings at the college with like minded people, who enjoy the countryside and the rural way of … Continue reading

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Landbase, Dorset

LandBase seeks to provide opportunities to those wishing to involve themselves in land based activities on a range of levels, and to close the gap between the growing interest in rural living and skills, and the lack of structured learning … Continue reading

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South of England Hedgelaying Society

SEHLS runs training courses in Kent, East Sussex, West Sussex, Surrey and Hampshire where you can learn to lay hedges with the experts:SEHLS Home Page

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Farm Courses

There are several farm businesses in the local area and also further afield, which run their own courses . These include pig-keeping and lambing.  Often these can be very useful and well-run.  SFTG can’t recommend individual courses in this category … Continue reading

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Weald and Downland Museum

The Weald and Downland Museum is at Singleton, 7 miles north of Chichester and offers a variety of short courses throughout the year which may be of interest to members.  Here is the link to their course page:Weald and Downland Museum … Continue reading

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Eblex

Eblex run informational lecture-based training sessions. Details are on their website. www.eblex.org.uk

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Plumpton College, East Sussex

Many courses complimentary to our own programmes can be found on the Plumpton College website at www.plumpton.ac.uk

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Enhancing wildlife on farms – July 2012 talk

Enhancing wildlife on farms – Useful web sites – July 2012 •       http://www.naturalengland.org.uk/information_for/farmers_and_land_managers/default.aspx         Lots of information and guidance, for example: •       http://publications.naturalengland.org.uk/category/41004   Technical information notes for managing wildlife on the farm •       http://rpa.defra.gov.uk/rpa/index.nsf/home     For information about Single Farm Payments and … Continue reading

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