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Trellis welcome you to networking meetings
At the network meetings you get to know what happens in your area in your field of work. It gives you the opportunity to talk to like-minded people and share ideas and work methods.UPCOMING NETWORK EVENTS 2013/2014
Networking Event: ‘Grow the Future - Community Growing in the Highlands' 10am-4pm, 21 June 2013, Highland Council Chambers, Glenurquhart Road, Inverness, IV3 5NX
This day is for everyone who is interested in and/or active with community growing in Highland Region.
The day will include presentations from a range of community growing projects and workshops from people involved with Transition Black Isle, Moffat CAN and Glachbeg Education Croft. Topics covered will include income diversification, growing food throughout the year, community supported agriculture, volunteer management, community engagement and working with young people with different support needs on a community farm setting.
There will be opportunities to speak with a range of funders and learn how to encourage local wildlife to flourish.
A Key Speech from Jean Urquhart MSP, updates from Community Woodland Association, Trellis and the FCFCG will contribute to the wider picture of community growing throughout Scotland and in the afternoon your contribution is required to consider how to make community growing work in the Highlands and how can Highland Council support and promote community growing?
This is a free event with lunch provided, but pre-booking is required, please book online here to secure your place, a full programme will be available nearer the time.
Trellis Annual Conference Perth Concert Hall, 19 March 2013,
For more information click here To book click Booking Form
For the conference programme click here
Save this date in your diary and look out for more info coming soon.
Perthshire Networking Event - Wednesday 13 March 2013 6.30pm - 8.30pm (FCFCG and Trellis)
Tay Room, Blackfriars Centre, North Port, Perth, PH1 5LU (opposite the North Inch). Presentation and workshop on Community Groups accessing land for growing.
This networking event is for anyone interested in/involved with therapeutic or community gardens, or green spaces used to improve health, well-being or for community benefit. The evening will include a presentation from the Community Land Advisory Service on common issues groups may face in accessing land and will be a great opportunity for people to network and share good practice with a variety of gardening projects in and around this area. If you have specific questions or issues you would like CLAS to address please e-mail in advance to email@example.com to ensure that the discussions are as useful as possible. This event is free but please book online here so we know how many people to expect. Light refreshments will be provided. For further information on this event please contact Andrew Tweedy, tel: 0131 623 7058 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
PAST NETWORK EVENTS
The Floral Hall & Training Centre, Inverness on 28th November 2012 incl. a feature on artisan food producers. For more information and booking form click here.
The Concrete Garden, Possilpark, Glasgow G22 6LG
30 November 2012 br /> includinga session on 'Permaculture in Action'
book online here
Jewel & Esk Valley College, Edinburgh 19th December 2012.. details soon
Potager Garden, Perth & Kinross, 24 October 2012
Hospital Network Meeting, Queen Margaret University, 31 October 2012
Come along to the North East and Aberdeen network meeting at Camphill School Aberdeen Milltimber, Aberdeen AB13 0AP on Thursday 24th May 2012, 9.30am - 3.30pm. An excellent opportunity for networking and discussing Herb growing, Veggie boxes, 'Autism and the outdoors'. Please use the Booking Form or phone the Trellis office on 01738 624348 to book.
Newton Stewart Network Meeting and Garden Opening at the Belted Galloway Visitors Centre DG8 6NQ and Newton Stewart Hospital Garden (DG8 6LZ) on Wednesday 30th May, 10.15am - 3.30pm. Open to everyone interested in therapeutic or community gardens, or green spaces used to improve health, well-being or for community benefit. An opportunity to network and exchange good practice ideas. Click here for further information and booking details.
Perth & Kinross Networking Meeting on Friday 8 June 2012 from 9.45 am at the Church Centre, 64 High St. Kinross, KY13 8AJ.An opportunity to network and exchange ideas, learn about gardening with children and visit the Kinross Potager Garden. Please click here to book