Community Garden Cafe Site Visit (Bangor)

Is your organisation considering opening a cafe or shop to generate income and provide a community resource? Join Growing Together on a site visit to a project with a successful community cafe and shop on site.

The team at Moelyci Farm will talk us through their business planning phase, how they did their financial forecasts, their business model and future plans as well as the practicals such as stock, staff and health & safety.


School Farms Network Education Alliance Conference, Cirencester

An awards ceremony celebrating the best in school farming, plus support from a leading farming broadcaster are just two of the highlights of the inaugural School Farms Network Education Alliance Conference on 16-17 September, 2016.

The Royal Agricultural University (RAU) is hosting the event at its Cirencester campus, as part of a new alliance with the School Farms Network and Applied Inspiration (an education specialist firm).


Peace Gardening Networking Event, in conjunction with the Community Garden Network, Belfast

A networking event for community gardens working for peace and diversity aims, including the Community Garden Network's quarterly meeting.

This event is for those working on gardens with peace and diversity aims, to meet other, share experiences, and gain knowledge on this very special branch of community gardening.

The event takes place on May 14 at the Grove Wellbeing Centre in Belfast. 


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'Pitch Perfect workshop (Bristol)

Start / End Date: 18th May 2016, 09:00 to 12:00

Venue: The GreenHouse, Bristol BS3 4NA

This half day workshop is open to any community growing group with (an idea of) a product/service they wish to provide to a third party, and who need to build their confidence around marketing this.

Growing Together is organising a follow up event for businesses in June. We will be inviting up to six community growing groups to pitch at this event. If you would like to participate, please speak to us at the Pitch Perfect event or contact us directly.



'Pitch Perfect' workshop (Belfast)

Are you looking to work with new partners such as businesses, housing associations or schools but not sure how to make the first move?

This day of inspiration consists of a guided site tour of Kilcreggan Farm to find out more about how their enterpreneurial approach is helping to ensure the future financial sustainability of the farm, followed by a practical workshop designed to: