Promoting Urban Agriculture in the UK - we are getting very positive responses to our consultations on developing an Urban Agriculture Consortium with growing support and key partners.
"This sounds absolutely fantastic" ... "Just what is needed".
We held a meeting of partners and supporters in Birmingham on 4 December. Subject to funding, we hope to launch the next phase in spring 2020.
March 4th - meeting Friends of the Earth, Birmingham
Open Farm Network event, Birmingham
March 5th - University of Lancaster - Rurban (urban agriculture workshop)
March tbc - Nottingham Urban Agriculture Symposium
Jan 7th - Regionalwert finance model seminar, Bristol
Jan 8th - Peoples Food Policy at the Oxford Real Farming Conference
Jan 9th - potential funding model for urban agriculture: Regionalwert, at ORFC
Feb 5th - Hereford - sustainability workshop
Researching green history - We are in discussion about an oral history project with Birmingham Friends of the Earth the Peoples History Museum (Manchester) and hope to approach the Heritage Lottery Fund soon.
School for Social Entrepreneurs: the graduation took place at the end of September: we focused on climate change and doing something useful.