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

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.

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Growing a Healthy Community Garden: Working Well With Volunteers (Nottingham)

Growing a Healthy Community Garden: Working Well With Volunteers (Nottingham)

Come learn about good volunteer management. From recruitment and policies, to training, managing expectations and celebrating their contribution.

Sponsored by Dobies and run by Social Farms & Garden, this training day is suitable for anyone working within a community growing setting particularly those managing volunteers. Using real life examples of good practice we will help you address the challenges of working with volunteers so that they, and your organisation, can thrive.

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Growing a Healthy Community Garden: Managing Volunteers (Newcastle upon Tyne)

Growing a Healthy Community Garden: Year Round Volunteers (Newcastle upon Tyne)

How do we keep our valuable volunteers engaged in our outdoor space throughout the year, including the wet and cold winter seasons?

Sponsored by Dobies and hosted by Scotswood Natural Community Garden, we will explore the principles of good volunteer management including recruitment, volunteer policies, training and retaining volunteers particularly when the bad weather sets in and your garden may not be looking its best.

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Growing a Healthy Community Garden: Gardens of Sanctuary (Birmingham)

Growing a Healthy Community Garden: Gardens of Sanctuary (Birmingham)

Sponsored by Dobies and hosted by Martineau Gardens, this workshop is for SF&G Members who are interested in learning more about welcoming refugees and asylum seekers into their growing spaces, and the importance of creating a network of places of sanctuary around the UK.

You can find out more about Gardens of Sanctuary here.

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Growing a Healthy Garden with Dobies (England wide)

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.

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