Burscough Community Farm Launch Event

SPECIAL COMMUNITY EVENT – EVERYONE WELCOME

Wed 24th Feb, 3pm-8.30pm at The Grove Youth & Community Centre, Station Approach, Burscough, L40 0RZ

To celebrate the launch of Burscough Community Farm (formerly Organic Veg Club), we will be holding an exhibition and series of presentations. We want to show the community what Burscough Community Farm is about and the opportunities it will offer you.

Burscough Community Farm is not just about growing food. It also supports many local initiatives including: encouraging wildlife, increasing biodiversity, learning about Permaculture, volunteering opportunities, improving health and developing wellbeing.

Drop in any time during the event. Refreshments available.

Speakers and Subjects

Gaynor Pickering – Permaculture
Abigale Reade – The Tree Bee Society
Dr. Susan O’Halloran – Health benefits Of Horticulture
Graham Clarkson – Birds and Farming
Alan Bedford – Monitoring Small Mammals
Neil Hickson – Market Gardening

Exhibitors

Burscough Community Farm, The Tree Bee Society , West Lancashire Wildlife, Skein Nature, West Lancashire Allotment Federation

Presentation Timetable

16:30-17:00 Abi Reade The Tree Bee Society and Bees
17:00-17:30 Gaynor Pickering Permaculture
17:30-18:00 Graham Clarkson Birds on Farmland
18:00-18:30 Alan Bedford Monitoring Small Mammals
18:30-19:00 Dr. Susan O’Halloran Health Benefits of Horticulture
19:00-19:30 Neil Hickson Market Gardening and B.C.F.

 

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