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Course Title: Self Sufficiency II ASS101

Self Sufficiency II ASS101

Horticulture Course
Price:£340 Qualification: Certificate

Learn to grow and make food self sufficiently. Understand the techniques is how to be self-sufficient with food. You learn about nutrition and how to balance your diet, as well as how to produce, process, store, and use different types of food. This includes berries, nuts, milk, cheese, eggs, bread making, preserves, & dried food. Cooking, freezing, drying, bottling, making bread, planning a vegetable garden to give produce all year round, and lots more are covered during the ten lessons.

Course Structure for Self Sufficiency II ASS101

  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
  3. Vegetables – Easy to grow vegetables, long cropping vegetables, culture for specific types of vegetables
  4. Fruit – Cultural techniques for different types of fruits & berries, cross pollination
  5. Bottling – 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
  10. Grain – Growing sprouts, cereals, baking bread, etc

Aims for Self Sufficiency II ASS101

  • Explain the importance of good diet and nutrition to good health
  • Discuss the potential for increasing self sufficiency by growing your own food in a kitchen garden
  • Describe the potential and appropriate procedures for vegetable growing in your area
  • Describe the potential for fruit growing and appropriate fruit growing procedures for your locality
  • Describe the process of practices like bottling to extend the shelf life of produce
  • Explain the process of practices like freezing and drying to extend the shelf life of produce
  • Describe the principles of animal production and processing animal products, where someone is seeking to improve dietary self sufficiency
  • Describe growing and cooking with herbs, where someone is seeking to improve dietary self sufficiency
  • Describe the use of eggs and cheese where someone is seeking to improve dietary self sufficiency
  • Describe the use of grains in a situation where someone is seeking to improve dietary self sufficiency

Price: £340
Qualification: Certificate
Estimated Course Duration: 100 hours
Available Learning Methods: Online, USB (+£5) and Correspondence (+£35)
Enrolment Dates: Our courses are self-paced and you can start at anytime

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