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Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Network UK Weekend Gathering and AGM

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Gibside

Gateshead Road

Rowlands Gill

NE16 6BG

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Community Supported Agriculture UK's Northern Gathering, AGM and weekend away. Join us to learn, share and laugh at Gibside Community Farm .

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The gathering and AFGM will take place at Gibside Community Farm on the beautiful Gibside National Trust Estate. The talks and sessions will take place on Saturday 12th October from 10am - 5pm with lunch included. The outline programme is as follows:

- Farm Tour of Gibside Community Farm

- Feeding 650,000: How Regather is developing Urban CSA to help feed Sheffield (Gareth Roberts, Regather)

- Seed Saving Practical with Gaia Foundation

- Growing Well : The CSA model that engages. This session will give you an insight into how the CSA model has allowed us to balance production and therapeutic benefits. (Hazel Sharples, Training Manager at Growing Well)

- Scaling Up: Making the step from small time gardener to CSA grower. This session will support you to consider crop planning, machinery, labour and storage. (Ben Raskin, Head of Horticulture at the Soil Association and Ed Hamer from Chagfood CSA)

- Become the farmers: engaging the Community through a Benefit Society. This session will cover how to set up and run a farm CBS and why it makes sense. (Gareth Davies, Canalside Community Food)

- Harvesting the power of digital to grow your CSA: Simple ways to make the most of websites, newsletters and free digital tools to market and support your farm (Neil Hickson from Burscough Community Farm and Greenslate Community Farm)

and more...

We will have a get together and shared meal on Saturday evening. Please bring whatever you would like to drink. the nearest shop is in Rowland's Gill, a half hour walk away.

If you are not staying the night you are still welcome to stay on to share an evening meal with us but please let us know if you would like to do so on the booking form.

If you need accommodation we have booked the Gibside bunkbarn which is on site for Friday and Saturday nights and will be providing basic breakfasts and an evening meal on Saturday when we will have a relaxed evening get together.

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Gateshead Road

Rowlands Gill

NE16 6BG

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