Created by: Janet Luke
Learn how to grow your own nutrient dense and organic vegetables in your garden and turn them into probiotic food.
What you’ll learn
Demonstrate how to successfully grow your own vegetables organically in your own garden or containers.
Describe the process of lacto-fermentation
Explain the benefits of including fermented food in your daily diet
Explain how to successfully select and grow an apple tree in an urban setting.
List the equipment required to ferment your home grown vegetables and fruit in your kitchen.
Identify signs to be aware of when the fermentation process has failed.
Choose the correct companion plants to plant near your chosen vegetables
Identify and know how to treat common pests and diseases organically which can affect your growing vegetables
demonstrate how to successfully grow and harvest a range of vegetables and fruit which have been organically grown.
Understand the different root stocks which apple trees can be grafted onto and which are the most suitable for an urban garden.
Understand what the French word espalier means and how this technique can be so successfully applied in fruit tree growing to save space.
explain why it is best to grow root vegetables directly from seed.
List appropriate vegetables to use to make fermented recipes.
List vegetables which should not be used to make fermented recipes.
Identify what makes a good container to ferment in.
A small garden, a sunny balcony or sunny window box so you can grow your own selection of organic vegetables.
Access to a home kitchen.
Do you suffer from lactose intolerance, gluten intolerance, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, yeast infections, allergies or asthma? All these conditions have been linked to a lack of good bacteria in the gut.
It can be argued that antibiotics, pasteurisation, antibacterial soap and disinfectant are just making us sicker!
Your body needs healthy probiotic bacteria to digest, absorb and utilise the nutrients in the food you eat. Lacto-fermented food is a way of introducing and maintaining a healthy population of these probiotic bacteria inside your body.
Would you like to learn how to grow your own nutrient dense and organic vegetables in your garden (whatever the size) to offer your family the best possible nutrition? No previous gardening experience is necessary as I will teach you everything you need to know to begin harvesting your own fresh vegetables.
Would you like to learn how you can ferment this home grown produce and turn them into long lasting, nutritious and tasty food to share with family and friends?
This video based online course will teach your all you need to know about growing and using vegetables and fruit to make tasty and healthy fermented recipes.
In this course you will learn
-what is fermentation
-what vegetables are good to ferment and what are not.
– the process of fermentation.
-learn what the best companion plants for eggplant are.
-learn how to organically manage pests on your brassicas.
-how to grow beetroot and make Beetroot Kvass.
-how to grow organic plums to make Slivovitz.
-how to grow apples trees in an urban setting for a fermented beetroot and apple dish.
-how to grow organic tomatoes to make your own fermented tomato sauce as an alternative to the sugar laden supermarket tomato sauce.
-How to grow daikon and won bok to make your own kimchi.
-secrets to growing great cabbages for sauerkraut.
-how to turn those giant marrow into a wonderful healthy dish full of natural probiotics.
-Learn how to grow and make aubergine, sunflower petal and chilli pickle.
and much more…..
With just under 2 hours of video lessons you can study at your own pace and schedule. Re visit lessons as you wish. At any time you can contact me, Janet Luke, the teacher if you have any questions.
Are you ready to learn these century old food preserving skills to take you and your family to new healthy heights?
Who this course is for:
This course will suit absolute beginner and intermediate gardeners.
Anyone who has chronic health problems such as irritable bowel syndrome, gluten or lactose intolerance, digestive problems or yeast infections and would like to improve their healthy gut micoflora.
Anyone who is new to preparing, and storing and serving fermented food .
Anyone with a passion for growing organic homegrown food.
a person who wants to provide the very best nutrition to themselves and their family
A person who has been growing their own vegetables and wants to learn new ways to process and store the harvest.
Anyone who enjoys canning, preserving or bottling fruit and pickles but would like to learn a new technique which does not use sugar, heat or freezing.
A person who follows a vegan, a vegetarian or raw diet.