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A day to share information and explore the possibilities to access and secure land for sustainable community growing.

Run by Growing Together In partnership with the Community Land Advisory Service, Scotland (CLAS)

Where: Central Edinburgh (venue tbc)

When: Wednesday 7th December 2016, 10am - 3.00pm

Cost £20 including lunch and refreshments.

Free places for new groups or groups not generating income. Click pay later then email to confirm

Who should come?

  • Aspiring community growers trying to obtain a site
  • Existing growing groups looking to expand or add sites
  • improve security of tenure age, or need to relocate
  • Landowners who want to engage sustainably with the local community
  • Networks that support local growers.

The programme will include speakers, workshop and networking, focussing on the following topics.

Who Owns the Land? 

  • About the Public Registers of land ownership
  • Practicalities and costs of searching
  • Looking to the future

The Current Scene in Scotland

  • Community Empowerment Act
  • Land Reform
  • Other policies that support community growing [food health]
  • Table discussion on opportunities

Introduction to Securing the Land

  • What suits your organisation?
  • Buying
  • Leasing
  • Other Options?

What support is available?

  • Community Shares
  • Scottish Land Fund
  • Permaculture
  • Growing Together

Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.



December 7th, 2016 10:00 AM through  3:00 PM
Scottish Storytelling Centre
43-45 High Street
EH11 1SR
United Kingdom
Event Fee(s)
Delegate £20.00
Host/speaker £0.00