From the Garden to the Table
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From the Garden to the Table

How to boost nutrition with homegrown food
3.3 (7 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
1,748 students enrolled
Created by Hana Kovac
Last updated 5/2019
English [Auto]
Current price: $16.99 Original price: $24.99 Discount: 32% off
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This course includes
  • 30 mins on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 3 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • In this course, you are going to learn how to boost your nutrition with homegrown food and how to use it in healthy recipes.
  • some outdoor space (balcony, garden)

Anyone who has ever tasted a homegrown tomato or a strawberry knows, how much more delicious and flavorful they are. In this course From the Garden to the Table, I'm going to show you step by step how to grow your own vegetables, fruit, herbs and edible flowers and how to transform them into delicious meals for the whole family.

Who this course is for:
  • Students interested in taking charge of their own health, using food as medicine.
Course content
Expand all 15 lectures 30:35
+ Introduction
3 lectures 07:55

In the From the garden to the table course, you will learn how to boost your nutrition with homegrown food. The course is divided into lectures and every lecture has a practical activity involved.

Preview 00:48

After completing this lecture, you will be able to understand differences between store-bought and homegrown food.

Preview 04:35

What are the health benefits of gardening? How can you reduce waste when you produce your own food?

Preview 02:32
In this practical activity I encourage you to count the time you spend shopping (making the shopping list, driving and spending time in the traffic, unpacking). How much time did you spend? Hours? Notice also the packaging - plastic wraps, styrofoam and so on. What did you notice?
Practical activity
1 question
+ Planning and planting
2 lectures 07:17

In section 2, we will explore the planning, choosing your seeds and planting.

Preview 04:16

Here are some tips on how to choose the best plant container.

Plant containers
Choose a container, a bag of garden soil and a herb from a garden shop. Put some stones at the bottom for a better drainage. Replant the herb into your container. Remember, the new plant container have to be always bigger than the first container. Don't forget to water your plant!
Practical activity
1 question
+ Sprouting 101
2 lectures 03:41

In this section, we are going to explore a way to boost your nutrition without having an actual garden. Sprouts are a valuable way how to increase the nutritional content of your food.

Why sprouting?

Prepare a glass jar and off you go! Sprouting is easy, watch this lecture how to actually sprout seeds.

Sprouting - How To

How much have you learned about sprouting?

Sprouting 101
1 question
+ Replanting, planting trees and a few notes on edible flowers
3 lectures 05:21

Welcome to section 4, where we will talk about replanting, planting trees and edible flowers. First, watch the video on replanting tomatoes, followed by an explanation how and when to plant trees. I include also a lecture on edible flowers. Make sure you always have your training manual handy as there are useful pictures and more information on the topic.


In this lecture, we are going to talk about planting trees, when and how to plant them.

Planting trees

When you often browse through recipes on the internet, you will notice there are many ways how to pimp up your food. Edible flowers are one of them. Make sure, you have a deep knowledge on which flowers are edible when you use them in your recipes.

Edible flowers
In your local garden shop, an organic grocery store or on the internet, purchase one sachet with seeds. It is best to start with easy to grow vegetables such as radish, lettuce, or zucchini. They sprout easily and you will have your own veggies within few weeks.
Practical activity
1 question
+ Watering, reducing waste, troubleshooting
3 lectures 03:21

In this video, I share some thought on watering.


In this video, I explain how composting can reduce waste in your home, how to start and what to use and not use in your compost.

Reducing waste, composting

You will not learn anything without making mistakes. In this video, I encourage you to stay motivated and focused on your gardening journey.

Start a compost. If you have a garden, reuse some old wooden pallets or buy a ready-to-make compost construction.
Practical activity
1 question
+ Using and storing your homegrown food
2 lectures 01:18

In this last section, I provide you with healthy recipes which the whole family will love. Strawberry and rhubarb pie, kale chips, fruit leather, yummy!

Cooking, drying, fermenting, canning

Health starts in your own kitchen. The majority of chronic diseases can be healed and reversed with a simple diet change. All the recipes provided are nutritious and filling, I've included main dishes as well as desserts in this section.

Healthy recipes
Try one of the recipes from your training manual. All recipes are gluten and lactose free but feel free to substitute with dairy and gluten flours if you like.
Practical activity
1 question