The WEA Green Branch presents our 2nd Fruit on the Tyne conference, recognising the growing interest and benefits of community growing projects in the North East.
Free lunch and free to attend thanks to funding from the Greening Wingrove Big Lottery project and the Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens.
Programme for the day:
9:30 – 10am Registration and Refreshments
10am – 12:30pm Presentations from local projects
Learning through Landscapes - Ovingham Middle School
Taking it to the Streets - Vertical Veg, Mark Ridsdill Smith
Dementia Friendly Projects - Chrysalis
Green Care Growing Well Project - Scotswood Natural Community Garden
Citywide Networks: An Eample from Leeds - Leeds Orchard Project, Alan Thornton
12:30 – 1:30pm Free lunch and Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens short members meeting
1:30 – 3pm Participatory workshops on topics to inform and inspire
Green Care: How to Access Funding - Scotswood Natural Garden, Karen Dobson
Growing Fruit for 100 years - R V Rogers
Community Engagement Tool: Practical Demonstration - Edible Cycles (TBC)
Keeping Chickens - Liz Beech, FCFCG Field worker
3 – 3:30pm Meet back at Nunsmoor Centre for feedback from workshops
We look forward to sharing an inspiring day!
For more details contact Kerryanne on: firstname.lastname@example.org