Land for Community Growing in Scotland (Edinburgh)

A day to share information and explore the possibilities to access and secure land for sustainable community growing. Run by Growing Together In partnership with the Community Land Advisory Service, Scotland (CLAS)

Who should come?


Community Shares for Community Growers (Peterborough)

Recent years have seen a huge increase in interest in community shares, with some groups successfully raising hundreds of thousands of pounds, but how do community shares differ from crowd-funding, or even stock market shares, and are they right for your group?

Growing Together and Coops UK invite you to take part in this day, aimed specifically at the community growing sector, to help you understand how you might use community shares to fund and develop your project.


Community Garden Essentials - Income Generation (Edinburgh)

A day to explore creative ways to generate income for your project.

We will explore different enterprising activities that might suit a community garden setting, their pro's and potential pitfalls.

Suitable for anyone working in the community growing sector with an income generation activity or idea they would like to develop.

Lunch included.

The morning session will include presentations from Redhall Walled Garden and Cyrenians Farm covering:

  • How and why they generate income through selling products and services


Growing Together 'Pitch Perfect' workshop - Manchester

Start / End Date: 13th September 2016, 09:30 to 12:30

Venue: Hulme Community Garden Centre, 28 Old Birley Street, St George's, Manchester M15 5RG

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.


Which tool to use? Tools for evaluating health and wellbeing outcomes (Manchester)

This seminar for community growing groups will highlight a new guide to tools for evaluating health and wellbeing outcomes from community growing programmes.

Community growing groups using the tools will share their experiences and we will hear from leading academics in the field.

Several of the most commonly used tools will be featured, along with opportunities for debating and sharing how you and other groups have used them in practice.

Refreshments and lunch will be provided, and a report of the event circulated to attendees.