Northern Ireland Allotment and Community Garden Forum 2020 (Derry/Londonderry)

The Northern Ireland Allotment and Community Garden Forum 2020 will include a demonstration of building a budget geodeisic dome, a talk about community food growing and climate change from Zero Waste NW, a performance from the Climate Clamour Choir, and a tour of the newly created forest garden at the Playtrail.

Locally sourced healthy lunch will be provided, and there will be a social in town in the evening.


Good Insurance for Farms and Gardens (Members only)

An opportunity for anyone managing an SF&G member organisation growing, garden or farm site to have any insurance worries answered by our partner McClarrons, followed by a session looking at managing risk within your setting.

Where: Meanwood Valley Urban Farm, Leeds

When:  Postponed - we hope to reschedule for a date in the Autumn


CEVAS (Countryside Educational Visits) Training Dates

The Countryside Educational Visits Accreditation Scheme is a nationally recognised accreditation, the scheme offers training for individuals who are working – or plan to work – with groups of school children, young people or clients with additional needs.

Training is coordinated and delivered by the Access to Farms partnership, and accredited by Credit4Learning, part of the Open College Network (OCN). Two-day training events are planned in various venues across England. There are also distance learning options.