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February 2020

Natural cleaning for an eco home

29 February @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Globe Eco Centre, Strawberry Garden Centre Estate
Bramshall Road, Uttoxeter ST14 5BE United Kingdom
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OVERVIEW Start the new year off with a clean, fresh home. Learn how to make eco friendly cleaning products from natural and easily sourced ingredients. Using tried and tested recipes, you'll learn how to mix and make natural sprays, spritzers and creams that will be able to clean your home effectively while protecting the environment, saving money and reducing your families exposure to harsh chemicals. We will also run through a cleaning schedule for your home to help you get…

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March 2020

Make your own food wax wraps

7 March @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Globe Eco Centre, Strawberry Garden Centre Estate
Bramshall Road, Uttoxeter ST14 5BE United Kingdom
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OVERVIEW This is a great fun, sociable workshop where you will learn how to make your own wax food wraps using either beeswax or soy wax. Everything will be provided for you to make your wraps, which can be cut to various sizes to suit different food types. If you own a pair of pinking shears it would be useful if you could bring them along and if you have a particular piece of fabric(s) that you would like to…

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Make your own recycled bunting

7 March @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Globe Eco Centre, Strawberry Garden Centre Estate
Bramshall Road, Uttoxeter ST14 5BE United Kingdom
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OVERVIEW Got an abundance of soft plastic? Using everything from carrier to bread bags, learn how to make funky and creative patterns through fusing soft plastic. This workshop will give you the skills to make and craft with the material and help avoid it going to landfill. It will also give you a brief overview of which plastic is which and how it can be recycled. During the workshop you will learn how to create a stylish bunting perfect for…

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Low carbon cooking course

14 March @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Globe Eco Centre, Strawberry Garden Centre Estate
Bramshall Road, Uttoxeter ST14 5BE United Kingdom
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OVERVIEW When it comes to food we are spoilt for choice. In the UK alone, we throw away the equivalent of 1 in 5 bags of food shopping. According to WRAP research, that wasted food costs money – roughly £230 per person annually in the UK. It’s not surprising that this waste also comes at a great cost to the environment, the amount of C02 it emits is equal to that generated by a quarter of the cars on our roads! In the…

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Introduction to Lino Printing

21 March @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Globe Eco Centre, Strawberry Garden Centre Estate
Bramshall Road, Uttoxeter ST14 5BE United Kingdom
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OVERVIEW This beginner's workshop explores lino printing, also known as linocutting, a printmaking technique that goes back to the early 20th century. It’s an effective method for creating multiple artistic prints. This environmentally-sound print method is fantastic for making cards, gifts and many other keepsakes. Lino printing is also a respected form of fine art, so this is an incredibly versatile method to work with and flex your creative muscles. You can create any number of styles under the guidance…

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April 2020

Meat-free menus for an eco kitchen

25 April @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Globe Eco Centre, Strawberry Garden Centre Estate
Bramshall Road, Uttoxeter ST14 5BE United Kingdom
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OVERVIEW Are you new to being vegetarian or vegan? Or just need some ideas on how to reduce meat from your diet? Low meat/no meat diets are becoming much more popular due to the impact intensive farming has on the environment. This workshop looks at how to make healthy swaps and create tasty meals, that won’t break the bank. During the workshop, you'll get to try and taste some delicious alternatives, with a cooking demonstration from food blogger PK Whalen. She'll…

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