Naturally Healthy: Why nature is good for our health and well-being (Bristol)

There is a growing evidence base demonstrating how nature can improve our wellbeing and play an important role in tackling a range of health issues.The West of England Nature Partnership invite you to hear more about these projects, the evidence that underpins them and the value of nature based health care, such as community growing, mindfulness in nature, woodland wellbeing, and conservation volunteering. 


Hull Harvest Feast-ival

The Hull Harvest Feast-ival aims to feed 500 people on locally-grown produce in a fantastic, free city-centre feast. Chefs will create an array of dishes from food provided by the city's community farms and gardens, allotment-holders and gardeners. You can get involved by pledging to provide produce, equipment or space for the event, taking part in a country show competition or even signing up to perform if you're a musician. FCFCG is helping to bring the day together along with Timebank Hull and East Riding, Green Prosperity and Rooted in Hull.


Growing Together: Your impact and generating income (London)

A day of training for the community growing sector that will support groups to improve volunteer management and measure social impact, whilst also looking at new ways for growing groups increase their financial sustainability.


FCFCG: Community Garden Essentials: Organising your group & governance

Interested in making your community growing group more effective? Our latest training session in the Community Garden Essentials Series is coming soon..

This session will explore different options for organising your community group to manage a community garden. We will look at topics like choosing the right structure for your group, visioning & forward planning, and roles and responsibilities.

Click here for further information and to book online.


Growing Together: If life gives you apples...and pears and plums! (Abingdon, Oxfordshire)

A practical introduction for community growing groups interested in producing cider or other fruit-based drinks to generate income

Have you got lots of fruit and want to find ways to add value to your produce? Come join us to learn more about how to turn your fruit into juice or cider including using the right varieties of apples, legislation and health and safety issues, marketing effectively and selling your final product. Learn from other community projects as well as a commercial cider producer, a marketing expert and an and Environmental Health officer.