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Sponsored by Dobies and delivered bySocial Farms & Gardens, this session will help anyone involved in community growing understand the legal and governance processes needed.

Suitable for anyone working within a community growing setting, and particularly people responsible for the legal structure and management of the group, we will explore the different types of governance structures, problems and challenges when starting up a new organisation, different types of organisations and also explore some real governance problems of community food enterprises and practical solutions to those problems. 

This course demystifies the various types of legal forms and  organisational types and how this relates to the wider governance of the organisations, be they unincorporated, companies or societies.

Where: The Green House, Bedminster, Bristol

When: Manday 20th May 2019, 10am - 4pm

Booking notes:

  • A simple lunch and refreshments will be provided. Please advise us of any dietary requirements on booking.
  • This event is for representatives from SF&G members only. Membership is open to any organisation that provides benefits to individuals/communities by engaging them in meaningful land-based activities (such as community managed gardens and farms, or care farms). Membership is free – it’s quick and easy to join here and there are lots of other membership benefits including product discounts. Not sure whether your organisation is already a member? Please contact us to find out.
  • Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.

This training is offered in partnership with Dobies ( who, as well as offering discounts on their products are sponsoring a year’s worth of vital training for members of Social Farms & Gardens. This training will support members to grow a healthy community garden and a healthy organisation.





May 20th, 2019 1:00 PM   through   4:00 PM
The GreenHouse
Hereford Street
United Kingdom

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Social Farms & Gardens Member £ 20.00
Trainer £ 0.00
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