School Farms Network Education Alliance Conference, Cirencester

An awards ceremony celebrating the best in school farming, plus support from a leading farming broadcaster are just two of the highlights of the inaugural School Farms Network Education Alliance Conference on 16-17 September, 2016.

The Royal Agricultural University (RAU) is hosting the event at its Cirencester campus, as part of a new alliance with the School Farms Network and Applied Inspiration (an education specialist firm).

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Peace Gardening Networking Event, in conjunction with the Community Garden Network, Belfast

A networking event for community gardens working for peace and diversity aims, including the Community Garden Network's quarterly meeting.

This event is for those working on gardens with peace and diversity aims, to meet other, share experiences, and gain knowledge on this very special branch of community gardening.

The event takes place on May 14 at the Grove Wellbeing Centre in Belfast. 

 

More Information/Register Here

 

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'Pitch Perfect workshop (Bristol)

Start / End Date: 18th May 2016, 09:00 to 12:00

Venue: The GreenHouse, Bristol BS3 4NA

This half day workshop is open to any community growing group with (an idea of) a product/service they wish to provide to a third party, and who need to build their confidence around marketing this.

Growing Together is organising a follow up event for businesses in June. We will be inviting up to six community growing groups to pitch at this event. If you would like to participate, please speak to us at the Pitch Perfect event or contact us directly.

 

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'Pitch Perfect' workshop (Belfast)

Are you looking to work with new partners such as businesses, housing associations or schools but not sure how to make the first move?

This day of inspiration consists of a guided site tour of Kilcreggan Farm to find out more about how their enterpreneurial approach is helping to ensure the future financial sustainability of the farm, followed by a practical workshop designed to:

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Open Garden Squares Weekend (London)

Tickets are now on sale for this year’s Open Garden Squares Weekend, which allows visitors to discover and explore some of London's most fascinating squares, gardens and green spaces - most of which are not normally open to the public.  There are 211 gardens taking part in 2016, with 42 community gardens opening their doors including FCFCG members such as Culpeper Community Garden, King Henry's Walk, Phoenix Farm, Sydenham Garden and Spitalfields City Farm.

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