Events, training and networking

Includes our own training events and workshops, and selected events and training run by other organisations in the sector. We aim to share the buzz and keep you informed.

  • Start / End Date: 15th December 2021, 14:00 - 15:00

    A valuable overview of the UK care farming and green care sector to date. We'll be sharing our latest survey data to show scope, size and key trends.

    December, Growing Care Farming Project - Networking and training
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  • Start / End Date: 6th January 2022, 16:00 - 17:00

    A chance for SF&G members - particularly new members - to gather virtually, build connections and share support ideas in a safe, encouraging environment.

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  • Start / End Date: 7th January 2022 to 21st January 2022

    Flexible training for care farmers and green care providers who want to offer regular, structured services to people with mental ill health. 

    January, Growing Care Farming Project - Networking and training
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  • Start / End Date: 19th January 2022, 14:00 - 15:00

    This webinar will look at the benefits of gardening and farming in schools and working with schools effectively

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  • Start / End Date: 28th January 2022 to 11th February 2022

    Flexible training for care farmers and green care providers who want to offer regular, structured services to young people with depression and anxiety. 

    January, February, Growing Care Farming Project - Networking and training
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  • Start / End Date: 3rd February 2022, 16:00 - 17:00

    A chance for SF&G members - particularly new members - to gather virtually, build connections and share support ideas in a safe, encouraging environment.

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  • Start / End Date: 9th February 2022 to 10th February 2022

    CEVAS is an accredited training programme for anyone wanting to provide education or therapeutic (care farming) experiences on a farm or in a countryside location.

    February, Growing Care Farming Project - Networking and training
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  • Start / End Date: 11th February 2022 to 25th February 2022

    Flexible training for care farmers and green care providers who want to offer regular, structured services to people with a Learning Disability or ASD.

    February, Growing Care Farming Project - Networking and training
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  • Start / End Date: 16th February 2022 to 17th February 2022

    CEVAS is an accredited training programme for anyone wanting to provide education or therapeutic (care farming) experiences on a farm or in a countryside location.

    February, Growing Care Farming Project - Networking and training
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  • Start / End Date: 16th February 2022, 14:00 - 15:00

    Working with local authorities to acquiring land and gain permissions from public bodies.

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  • Start / End Date: 1st March 2022 15:30 - 18:30

    A workshop for anyone engaging with or working in schools on how to keep poultry within an education setting. Covering health and welfare, set up and activity ideas.

    March
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  • Start / End Date: 3rd March 2022, 16:00 - 17:00

    A chance for SF&G members - particularly new members - to gather virtually, build connections and share support ideas in a safe, encouraging environment.

    March
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  • Start / End Date: 4th March 2022 to 18th March  2022

    Flexible training for care farmers and green care providers who want to offer regular, structured services to young people on Alternative Provision. 

    March, Growing Care Farming Project - Networking and training
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  • Start / End Date: 15th March 2022 15:30 - 18:30

    A workshop for anyone engaging with or working in schools on how to keep goats and pigs successfully for education and therapy. Covering health and welfare, set up and activity ideas.

    March
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  • Start / End Date: 16th March 2022, 14:00 - 15:00

    This webinar will discuss how regenerative community growing can influence the shift to agro-ecological practices in the food growing sector.      

    March
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  • Start / End Date: 29th March 2022 15:30 - 18:30

    A workshop for anyone engaging with or working in schools on keeping exotic animals and how they can provide learning and therapeutic outcomes. Covering health and welfare, set up and activity...

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  • Start / End Date: 20th April 2022, 14:00 - 15:00

    An overview of how to use the SF&G Green Care Quality Mark, which assures good practice on your site.

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  • Start / End Date: 18th May 2022, 14:00 - 15:00

    An introduction to the European Gardeniser Training program.

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  • Start / End Date: 15th June 2022, 14:00 - 15:00

    Marking Refugee Week 2022, a look at what it means to become a Garden of Sanctuary

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