Sustainable Plant-Based Cooking and Lifestyle

Earth Friendly Foods & Sustainable Living

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Learn how to cook delicious plant-based recipes in the Deer Wood Outdoor Kitchen

Deer Wood is a plant-based venue and all our cooking courses are Earth friendly - where possible only using sustainable ingredients that are:

  • Organic
  • Locally sourced
  • Foraged
  • Home grown
  • Palm oil free
  • Gluten free
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Bespoke Plant-based cooking & sustainable lifestyle classes

With 20 years of experience as a Food Teacher and having turned to a vegetarian diet at the age of 16, then vegan in 2017, in-house tutor Lisa has a wealth of knowledge to share.

As a lead teacher in sustainability, in 2020 she designed a year-long course - 'The Carbon Footprint Buster Challenge'. This gives practical advice and achievable actions that can help to reduce your carbon footprint.

She is eager to combine all she has learnt to gently inspire others to actively change habits to enable them to more confidently make Earth-friendly choices in their daily lives.


If you are curious and wish to learn more about how to cook a diverse range of delicious and nutritious plant-based meals and live an Earth friendly lifestyle then please do get in touch.

Lisa welcomes small groups of up to 8, (families with children 8yrs+) to enjoy discovering just how tasty and varied a plant-based diet can be.



As part of our commitment as a C.I.C. to the well-being of both people and the planet, we are actively seeking funding to be able to either partially subsidise or fully fund our main target beneficiaries, (low-income families and refugees), to be able to attend tailor-made sustainable food and lifestyle courses.

If you are an organisation that would like to get involved in any way please do get in touch.

We will be running a 12 hr course over a 4-week period every summer from 2024 onwards - our first course will be funded by The Co-Op Local Community Fund.

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