Rosehip Forage & Syrup with Kingstanding Food Community

Spend a day with us starting from the Kingstanding Food Community Cafe (Kingstanding Wellbing Centre). We will start the day foraging for rosehips in the local area and then returning to the cafe to turn them into Rosehip Syrup.

This is a course for Kingstanding Food Community Volunteers only. If you wish to book your place on this course please contact a member of KFC staff for more information (Alan or Chris) or contact them via the KFC Facebook page.

This workshop has been funded by Forest Schools Birmingham.

Christmas Wreath Making with Kingstanding Food Community

Spend an afternoon with us at the Kingstanding Food Community Cafe (Kingstanding Wellbing Centre) and have some fun making xmas wreaths out of willow.  Course Leaders Alan Bale and Stephanie Adelaar will take you through the process of  making a wreath using willow which we then have fun decorating with natural materials.

This is a course for Kingstanding Food Community Volunteers only. If you wish to book your place on this course please contact a member of KFC staff for more information (Alan or Chris) or contact them via the KFC Facebook page.

This workshop has been funded by Forest Schools Birmingham.

Basket Weaving with Kingstanding Food Community

Spend an afternoon with us at the Kingstanding Food Community Cafe (Kingstanding Wellbing Centre) and have some fun making baskets out of willow.  Course Leaders Alan Bale and Stephanie Adelaar will take you through the process of  making a basket using willow step by step with a simple and flexible weave technique. You will also end up with your own hand made willow basket to take home with you.

This is a course for Kingstanding Food Community Volunteers only. If you wish to book your place on this course please contact a member of KFC staff for more information (Alan or Chris) or contact them via the KFC Facebook page.

This workshop has been funded by Forest Schools Birmingham.

Jam Making with Kingstanding Food Community

Spend a day with us at the Kingstanding Food Community Cafe (Kingstanding Wellbing Centre) and have some fun making fruit jams. Look at natural ways of adding pectin without using Jam Sugar and which fruits need an extra pectin boost. Course Leader Alan Bale will take you through the process of jam making step by step and you will have some jam to take home with you!

 

This is a course for Kingstanding Food Community Volunteers only. If you wish to book your place on this course please contact a member of KFC staff for more information (Alan or Chris) or contact them via the KFC Facebook page.

This workshop has been funded by Forest Schools Birmingham.

Knife Sharpening Workshop

Make your knives LAST! Never deal with a blunt and useless kitchen knife or bushcraft knife ever again and save yourself some £££!

This workshop is run by bushcrafter Alan Bale and top chef Chris Williams.  You will learn how to sharpen knives from very blunt to razor sharp, and how to maintain an edge.
The course is two hours long.  Equipment is provided, but please feel free to bring your own, as this will make it easier for you to go home and work on your own.
Most people successfully hone their knife in the two hour session, and gain valuable knowledge on the way to becoming really proficient.