We are all facing an unprecedented period of difficulty and disruption caused by the current coronavirus crisis. As the situation changes we want you to know that we are here. Our teams across the UK are working hard to provide help and support.
You can check the latest government guidance at www.gov.uk/coronavirus which links to the current advice in different areas of the UK.
In May 2020, Social Farms & Gardens launched a series of online webinars designed to help members tackle the most pressing concerns arising from this crisis, and to share best practice and inspiration from around the country.These COVID 19 specific webinars have now finished, however you can view all of the video recordings by clicking on the link above.
It contains information on emergency funding, supporting volunteers, moving your support online and HR, to postponing your AGM and much more.
If there is anything not covered in this that you seek support with or even if you would just like some like bespoke gardening support, whether you are growing in a glass jar on your windowsill or a small patch of ground - the Scotland team are here and happy to help you. Please email [email protected].
The Scottish Govenrment has now released its advice on access to allotments. The advice can be viewed by clicking on the links below. Essentially what it says is that it is a decision for Local Authorities and other allotment owners whether an allotment site remains accessible. It also reminds readers of the necessity for social distancing etc.