Growing Care Farming Project: Care Farming Awareness Day (Thirsk, N.Yorkshire)

Growing Care Farming Project: Care Farming Awareness Day (Thirsk, N.Yorkshire)

Are you interested in referring users to care farms or commissioning care farm services? Are you interested in starting to deliver care farming services yourself? If the answer to either of those questions is 'Yes' then this event is for you.

This Care Farming Awareness Day is aimed at both referrers/commissioners of services and also prospective care farmers.

Where: Rural Arts, The Old Courthouse, Westgate, Thirsk, YO7 1QS

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Growing a Healthy Community Garden: New ideas for a New Decade (London)

Growing a Healthy Community Garden: New Ideas for a New Decade (London)

Join us at the Dragon Hall Trust, Covent Garden to explore opportunities for the future in community farming, gardening and growing.

We’ll be introducing new opportunities for our members, including the accredited European Gardeniser training programme, our Gardens of Sanctuary resources on working with refugees and asylum seekers, and the UGAIN European programme which explores community integration and the sharing of cultures through community growing. Plus, volunteers go free!

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Growing Care Farming Project: Funding Information Session (Sheffield)

Growing Care Farming Project: Funding Information Session (Sheffield)

Do you have little or no experience of fundraising? Do you need help and advice on finding and securing suitable funding for your care farm?

This event is designed for care farmers and prospective care farmers with limited experience of fundraising and will provide some of the basic skills and knowledge required.

Where: Heeley City Farm, Sheffield, S2 3DT

When: Tuesday 11th February 2020,  10.00am - 3.00pm

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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.

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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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