Grow North 2017

A new Grow North series for 2017 opens on Sunday 12 March with a "Getting Started" workshop at Netherton, Culbokie.

Grow North is a series of workshops for those new to growing and the more experienced, offering a chance for guidance from experienced tutors and hands-on  practice, together with  opportunities to meet and exchange tips and share ideas with others.

View and download the Grow North 2017 programme .

To book sessions or find out more, email
(Booking important as sessions will need minimum numbers to go ahead)

For more detail on a workshop check the Events calendar  or this website page nearer the date.

Notes on workshops which have taken place are available on the  Training notes  page.


Co-op funding for Grow North  May - September 2017

Are you a Co-op member ?
Do you know about the 'Local community fund' ?
It's the Co-op's way of giving back to local communities...

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As a member, every time you shop at the Co-op, 1% of what you spend on own brand products and services goes to the Co-op Local Community Fund.

Co-op members have already earned over £9 million for over 4,000 local causes.  This money, along with money raised from carrier bag sales, is used to support local projects that benefit the community close to where you live.  If you’re a member you can choose the local cause you want your own 1% to go to.

For the next 6 months - May to September - TBI's Grow North project (annual series of gardening workshops to support 'growing your own' on the Black Isle) is one of the local causes you can choose.

If you'd like to support us choose us as your local cause...
Thank you.


Session 5   Sunday 18 June
The Warren  Kilcoy  IV6 7RX    10.00 - 1.00

Facilitator:  Fuggo King

Winemaking for beginners

" We will be picking some fresh ingredients to start a batch of wine. Then
we will look at some further stages in the process that have already been
started. There are many recipes and flavours that can be achieved so it is
good to experiment and see what works and what you like. During the morning
we will go over the steps to take over the months until you can sample your
own wines, so patience is required. Once you get started you can have a
range to choose from all year round. There will be a printed sheet to take
away with reminder tips and a book and resource list. We will also have a
small sample to taste so bring a designated driver! "

As for bringing anything, maybe just a notebook.

Cost: by donation (Suggest £5-£10)

Booking essential - by emailing

This workshop is now fully booked




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