UK Conference: Growing Better Lives 2018

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A conference exploring and celebrating the links between community growing, care farming, health and wellbeing.


Sharing the Vision

This joint event with DTA Wales will offer a unique opportunity to learn more about Vision 21 and how the project has managed to build a successful and thriving social enterprise model.  The day will include a tour of the community garden and workshop at the Sbectrwm Centre as well as a trip to  The Oaks Garden Nursery in Heath.  Representatives from Vision 21 and Enterprising Solutions will be on hand to answer any questions you have about creating and running a successful social enterprise.  If you’re interested in making your project financially sustainable for the future through selling


Edible Cardiff – Next Steps

Edible Cardiff is a Community Growing Network for Cardiff which aims to bring those in the community growing sector together to share ideas, resources and inspiration.  Together, a network can represent the sector to make it easier to grow food in Cardiff and provide resources such as tool and equipment sharing.

Following on from previous events and consultation, join us to discuss what the next steps for Edible Cardiff should be and how you can get involved.


Tea, Tour & Talk at Cae Tan CSA

The event is a two hour session focusing on how community supported agriculture (CSA) is thriving in the Gower through the endeavours of Cae Tan CSA. It will be an opportunity to learn about the story of Cae Tan from its grower Tom O’Kane and of its very recent success in securing new land to further develop the enterprise. Cae Tan is working with the Ecological Land Coop (ELC) to support the development of sustainable farming on the Gower. The ELC purchased 18 acres of prime land in December 2017 ready for Cae Tan to start cultivating for the 2018 season.


Countryside Educational Visits Training Dates 2018

The Countryside Educational Visits Accreditation Scheme has dates for training events in 2018. A nationally recognised accreditation, the scheme offers training for individuals who are working – or plan to work – with groups of school children, young people or clients with additional needs.