The SSP give students the chance to try organic growing in a low risk environment under the supervision of BHU staff. Students not only gain practical experience, but also the confidence required for them to go on and set up their own operation.
This is a non – assessed programme, there are no formal classes or qualifications.
The SSP runs for a maximum of two years, with the second year subject to a performance review at the end of the first year.
Stepping Stone Students need prior Organic qualifications or experience in organic horticulture production.