Invitation: Community Learning Exchange visit to Pillars of Hercules Organic Farm

Invitation to Scottish Communities CAN members:

There is an opportunity for you to join a visit to the Pillars of Hercules Organic Farm in Fife on March 19th.   

CAT5181696305_2b9fdd7c59_b1-680x430The lead organisation is Girvan Community Garden, and the visit is funded by the Community Learning Exchange. There are up to 6 places available for the members of other SCA organisations (including Scottish Communities CAN). 

The CLE will fund travel and subsistence, and accommodation if that is necessary.

The farm tour will take place on Saturday March 19th at the Pillars of Hercules organic farm shop and cafe, near the village of Falkland in Fife, from 12 midday  to 4pm. The tour will focus on how a Community Garden can strive to be self sustainable as a social enterprise using the Pillars of Hercules as a business model.

Learning outcomes:

  1.  How to market and sell organic fruit and/or veg boxes
  2.  How to plan and run events
  3.  How to maximise income from events
  4. How to attract and increase visitors to our community garden through the “green tourism” theme

Please contact Amanda Cornish for further information <exchange@scottishcommunityalliance.net>

Amanda Cornish, Coordinator,Community Learning Exchange

tel 0131 260 9501, mob 07843 481 790

 

 

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