Ancient Grains? Breakfast Cereal, Beer or Bread?

Ref: C2422908

Let's explore some of our staple food crops, and where they come from. What's the relationship between bread (the staff of life), and beer (liquid bread)? What actually are Ancient Grains? What were the first farmers actually farming? All this, from a gardener's perspective.

Course aim

To explore some of our staple food plants and their origins

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Understand what 'Ancient Grains' are.
  • Appreciate the climate changes that allowed the early cereals to flourish.
  • Understand how some of our staple food crops are rooted in the Neolithic Revolution.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

You don't need to bring anything with you.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Ancient Grains? Breakfast Cereal, Beer or Bread?

Conditions

This course is funded by the Greater London Combined Authority but is also open to residents of other areas.

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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