Groundwork NI host Seminars on Developing Community Allotments (12/02/10)
12 February 2010
Based on unprecedented community interest in grow your own initiatives, Groundwork NI in conjunction with the Department for Social Development has organised a series of best practice seminars on community allotments.
The structured seminars will offer those with an interest in community gardening projects the opportunity to gain a better understanding of the benefits, challenges and sustainability issues in developing and maintaining a community based gardening project.
Date, Times & Locations of the regional seminars are as below:
- Belfast: Thursday 11th March 2010, 9.15am-4.30pm; Groundwork NI, 63-75 Duncairn Gardens, Belfast incorporating a site visit to Walkway Community Gardens, East Belfast
- Derry/Londonderry: Tuesday 23rd March 2010, 9.15am-4.30pm; Liberty Consortium,The Playtrail, 15 Racecourse Road, Derry/L’Derry incorporating a visit to on site allotments
- Omagh: Wednesday 24th March 2010, 9.15am-4.30pm; GK House, Lisanelly Heights, Omagh incorporating a site visit to Mullaghmore & Castleview Community Association allotments
Please click here for further information on the seminars.
Groundwork NI are delighted to have secured a selection of high calibre speakers and contributors for these regional events most notably Pam Warhurst, co-founder of Incredible Edible, Todmorden, West Yorkshire.
If you require further information on any of the events or would like to make a booking then please contact Aidan McLoone, Marketing & Communications Officer on 028 9074 9494.