Open Days and Network Events
As our development of Social Farming continues across our regions in Ireland we are holding a number of Farm Open days. On the afternoon of Friday 22nd September Chris Smyth, Westport , Co Mayo
Network Meetings 1 & 2
These meetings will take place in 2 locations – Enniskillen and Armagh (click on link below for more details).
PREPARING TO PILOT
- Member of SoFAB team on progress to date and next steps.
- Seamus Logan, AD of Mental Health, Social and Community Care, PMSI, HSCB; "Building connec-tions and providing supports in everyday community settings".
- Gerry Browne, Social Farmer: "Starting and Growing a Social Farm within a Community"
Who should attend:
People availing of support services and their families and advocates. People who may be seeking or wish to explore an opportunity of engaging in farming life with a farm family.
Organisations who commission contract or deliver services and who have a passion for leading opportunities for real inclusion and participation within communities.
Farm Families: As key pilot partners in responding to the ‘rural life’ choices of people and offer-ing new opportunities to people availing of supports through health and social care services
Feed Back: We are seeking contributions on the topics with a particular focus on the criteria for becoming a pilot farm and on working collaboratively with other participants to the project. The in-formation and insights generated at these events will inform the ‘planning for piloting’ of the project.
Free events but BOOKING ESSENTIAL - email email@example.com
LINK - Preparing to pilot Invite