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Introduction to Growing Organic Food Sustainably

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Introduction to Growing Organic Food Sustainably
  • Description
  • Outcome
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  • Growing your own organic food in an environmentally friendly and sustainable manner is becoming a very popular activity. However, many people hesitate at growing vegetables as they are uncertain how they should start and of the kind of work that is needed. This free online organic food course will introduce you to all aspects of growing garden vegetables in an organic and sustainable manner. The course will give you a thorough knowledge and understanding of how to grow a large variety of vegetables such as carrots, cabbage, lettuce, tomatoes, potatoes, leeks and many others. You will also learn about maintaining your garden vegetable plot, how to test and improve soil, make compost, create a raised bed, sow seeds and implement crop rotation. This free online organic food course will be of great interest to all learners who would like to grow their own food in an organic and sustainable manner but would like to follow the advice and guidance of organic experts.

  • Learning outcomes:
    - Learn how to grow vegetables from a large variety of family types;
    - Learn how to maintain a vegetable plot;
    - Learn how to test and improve soil;
    - Learn how make compost;

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to share your success. Plus it’s:

    • Ideal for including in CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

Modules List( 6 )
  • INTRODUCTION TO GROWING ORGANIC FOOD SUSTAINABLY
  • Module 1: Growing Vegetables - Part 1
    • Growing Carrots
    • Growing Beetroot
    • Growing Chilli Peppers
    • Growing Swiss Chard
    • Growing Perpetual Spinach
    • Growing Artichokes
    • Growing Broad Beans
    • Growing Cabbage
    • Growing Celery
    • Growing Courgette
    • Growing Garlic
  • Module 2: Growing Vegetables - Part 2
    • Growing Kohlrabi
    • Growing Lettuce
    • Growing Tomatoes
    • Growing Calabrese
    • Growing Swede
    • Growing Sprouting Broccolli
    • Growing Spring Onion
    • Growing Shallots
    • Growing Kale
    • Growing Runner Beans
  • Module 3: Growing Vegetables - Part 3
    • Growing Oca
    • Growing Potatoes
    • Growing Parsnip
    • Growing Onions
    • Growing Peas
    • Growing Leeks
  • Module 4: Maintaining Your Vegetables
    • Crop Rotation
    • How to improve your soil
    • How to test your soil
    • Information on Vegetable families
    • How to make your own compost
  • Module 5: Advice about Growing Vegetables
    • Raised beds
    • Sowing seeds
    • Five popular vegetables
  • END OF COURSE ASSESSMENT
  • Module 6: Growing Organic Food Assessment
    • Organic Food Growing Assessment
  • COURSE RESOURCES - CALENDAR AND VEGETABLE DIRECTOR...
  • Calendar
  • GIY Veg Directory
Topics List ( 11 )
Module 1: Growing Vegetables - Part 1
In this section learn how to grow vegetables in a sustainable and environmentally-friendly manner.
Topics List ( 6 )
Module 3: Growing Vegetables - Part 3
This module concludes the section on how to grow vegetables in a sustainable manner.
Topics List ( 5 )
Module 4: Maintaining Your Vegetables
In this module learn how to maintain your vegetable growing area.
Topics List ( 3 )
Module 5: Advice about Growing Vegetables
In this module learn about raised beds, sowing seeds and growing popular vegetables such as peas and garlic.
Topics List ( 1 )
Module 6: Growing Organic Food Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Course Features
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours

  • Publisher

    Grow It Yourself

  • Video

    Yes

  • Audio

    Yes

  • Assessment

    Yes

  • Certification

    Yes

  • Price

    Free

  • Reward

    50 Pts

  • Responsive

    No

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