The Mayfield Partnership are the proud headline sponsor of Growing Better Lives 2018. A conference exploring and celebrating the links between community growing, care farming, health and wellbeing throughout the UK.
The conference will celebrate the launch of a new organisation, resulting from the merger between the Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens and Care Farming UK. The new organisation, whose name will be unveiled at the conference, will build on the work of the two current organisations, representing and supporting the delivery of care services and community development through farming and gardening activities.
An exciting list of speakers have been confirmed for the conference including; Dr Rachel Bragg (Care Farming UK), Dr Mike Hardman (University of Salford), Dr Michelle Howarth (University of Salford), Pam Warhurst CBE (Incredible Edible) and Lord Curry of Kirkharle.
At the conference there will also be seminars, workshops, and site visits, as well as an evening community garden party that includes the inaugural Local Hero Awards Ceremony to acknowledge and celebrate heroes of care farms, city farms and community gardens.
The conference will be held from the 24th April 2018 10:00 to 25th April 2018 16:00
Find out more and buy your tickets here.