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An awards ceremony celebrating the best in school farming, plus a keynote speech from Countryfile presenter and rare breeds farmer Adam Henson are just two of the highlights of the inaugural School Farms Network Education Alliance Conference.

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The Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens' Chief Executive, Jeremy Iles, will leave the organisation this month to pursue new interests, after 15 years in the role.

Mr Iles said that though he was moving on, he would continue to be inspired by the work of city farms and community...

Gorgie City Farm needs urgent help to raise £100,000 to stop the charity from closing. Rising costs and a serious reduction in external funding means the City Farm is now asking its supporters to help keep the Farm open. Despite cost cutting measures, including closing the loss-making café, and...

Events

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 10:30 to 15:30
This seminar for community growing groups will highlight a new guide to tools for evaluating health and wellbeing outcomes from community growing programmes. Community growing groups using the tools...
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 10:00 to 16:00
When: Thursday 13th October 2016 Where: Organiclea, Chingford, London A practical workshop at the fantastic Organiclea Community Growing site to explore the possibilities for community growing groups...
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 10:00 to Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 16:00
'Business Planning For Community Growers' is a course taking place over four sessions designed to help community growers get to grips with strategic planning and produce a business plan for their...