Growing a Healthy Community Garden: Emotional Resilience on the Ground (Reading)

Start / End Date: 
27th January 2020 10:00 to 15:30

Growing a Healthy Community Garden: Emotional Resilience on the Ground (Reading)

*Sponsored by Dobies and run by Social Farms & Gardens, this training day is suitable for anyone working within a community growing setting, particularly those with management or oversight responsibilities.

Join us in focussing on down-to-earth approaches to working with people at this workshop led by Nemone Mercer of Core Landscapes. The training is part of the “Growing a Healthy Community Garden” series sponsored by Dobies.

Hosted by Reading International Solidarity Centre (RISC), which is home to a forest roof garden based on permaculture and forest garden principles and designed to raise awareness of green issues including sustainable development and economic and historical importance of plants..

Further information and book online here.

Please note: These events are open to representatives from SF&G members only. Membership is open to any organisation that provides benefits to individuals/communities by engaging them in meaningful land-based activities (such as community managed gardens and farms, or care farms). Membership is free – it’s quick and easy to join here and there are lots of other membership benefits including product discounts.

Not sure whether your organisation is already a member? Please contact us to find out.


* We are delighted to be working in partnership with Dobies who, as well as offering discounts on their products for our members, are sponsoring a year’s worth of vital training for members of Social Farms & Gardens. This training will support members to grow a healthy community garden and a healthy organisation and events will be held across England.