Online Training

Free growing and cooking training to help your community connect around good food. Courses can be completed at your own pace and typically take a few hours.

Get Growing

This online course will increase confidence, skills and knowledge in leading growing activities. The course looks at the benefits of community growing and where to grow (outdoors and indoors).

The course will support with:

  • How to grow – and where
  • Safely using gardening tools
  • Understanding seasonality
  • Simple growing activities to get you started

Get Cooking

This online course will give people who are interested in community cooking the basic skills, knowledge and confidence to organise and lead activities with people from different ages and backgrounds.

The course will support with:

  • Planning, organising and running cooking activities
  • Health and safety considerations
  • Tips for choosing recipes, demonstrating cooking techniques and sharing good food

Get Sharing Good Food

This online course provides guidance on what good food means and provides practical tips and ideas for running food sharing activities 

The course will support with: 

  • Understanding what ‘good food’ means 
  • Developing nutritional snacks and good food meals for community groups 
  • Running food sharing activities 


Please note that due to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions, some of the suggested activities will not be viable at the moment. However, many may still be possible with additional safety measures such as physical distancing and masks or adaptations such as using video technology or being outdoors. As with all safety considerations when organising activities and events, it is vital to assess and manage the risk appropriately for whoever is attending. For more information, read our Covid-19 Guidance

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