Under The Spotlight

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
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Meeting - Preparing to Pilot

This meeting will take place in 2 locations – Enniskillen and Armagh (click on link below for more details).

Presentations:

  1. Member of SoFAB team on progress to date and next steps.
  2. Seamus Logan, AD of Mental Health, Social and Community Care, PMSI, HSCB; "Building connec-tions and providing supports in everyday community settings".
  3. 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 helen@ldco.ie

 

LINK -  Preparing to pilot Invite

 

Enniskillen Directions

Armagh Directions

 

 

 


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