SELF SUFFICIENCY II 100 hour distance learning course

Summary information

Learn to be self sufficient with your food.

A step on from Self-Sufficiency 1 this course will develop your cooking, bottling and productive gardening skills whilst at the same time emphasising health and nutrition. Understand the importance of good health in a self-sufficient lifestyle and how to provide your own food.

The course comprises 10 lessons as follows:-

1.Diet & Nutrition
Introduction to good health, basic nutrition, food allergies, food combining, a well balanced diet.

2.Establishing a Kitchen Garden
Deciding food plants that can be grown in your garden, designing a productive garden.

Easy to grow vegetables, long cropping vegetables, culture for specific types of vegetables.

Cultural techniques for different types of fruits & berries, cross pollination

Equipment & techniques for jelly making & bottling.

6.Freezing & Drying
Harvesting and preserving techniques including freezing & drying

7.Producing Milk & Eggs
Milk from cows, sheep & goats, developing an egg production system, making cheese and yoghurt.

8.Growing & Cooking with Herbs
Selection and cultivation of culinary herbs, drying herbs, recipes for cooking with herbs.

9.Egg & Cheese Cookery
Storage and use of eggs & cheese, distinguishing different types of cheese,cooking with eggs & cheese.

Growing sprouts, cereals, baking bread, etc.

For further details and full course information, please visit our website, use our free course counselling service or email us.

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You can start the course at any time and progress at your own pace.
1 August 2021
Diana Cole, Maggi Brown

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