Growing Better Together (Manchester)

Join CSR representatives from Manchester businesses and speakers, including Hard Rock Cafe, Contour Homes and National Grid, to be inspired to take your company's community and environment activity to the next level.

The event will showcase a wide range of best practice examples providing hints and tips to help embed new CSR ideas within your own company. From roofplace allotments to skills-based volunteering and getting the most from team activity days.


Permaculture Enterprise (Durham)

An exploration of how permaculture principles and ethics have enabled Abundant Earth to develop a sustainable and enterprising site.

Join us in the morning for a seminar session at Alington House to look at the theory of how permaculture and enterprise can work together. We will then transfer to Abundant Earth in the afternoon to take a closer look at how this all works in practice.

During the day, we will cover:


Boosting Immunity with Herbs (Wales)

Location: Garth Hillside Organic Garden, Glyn Ceiriog, LL20 7ND

Price: £40 (£35 to garden members). Concessions available. Includes organic lunch and drinks

Experienced medical herbalist, teacher and author of Holistic Anatomy, an Integrative Guide to the Human Body and The Domestic Alchemist Pip Waller joins us at The Garth Organic Hillside Garden, Glyn Ceriog.


If Life Gives You Apples... (Edinburgh)

A Growing Together Scotland event celebrating apples and how they can generate income. The event takes place at Cyrenians Farm, Kirknewton, West Lothian EH27 8DS


  • Hear how Cyrenians Farm manage their orchard and generate income from it.

  • Juice making workshop


Community Gardens Essentials: An Introduction to Site Design (Glasgow)

This introduction to the basic concepts of garden design will give participants an idea of what the design process looks like, a checklist of key things to consider and the inspiration and confidence to go away and get started on designing or improving their site with community involvement.

Key areas covered will include: