Wednesday, 23 March 2011

F2G Board Meeting tonight

 This year is going to be an excellent year for farm2grow we are developing new projects all the time and we have our  meeting tonight to discuss the strategic element of the business, next week we will be holding a working party meeting to discuss the operational tactics of getting the yearly calendar of events in the diary and out to the public.

We have already set the date for an open day part funded and supported by the NCFI Thanks to Gaynor and Linda and all involved with the National Care farming initiative.  More news to come later regarding this event which will be aimed at Commissioners and GP practices and other health care professionals.

F2G Director attends BRAP Meeting in Birmingham

Went to a very interesting gathering yesterday in Birmingham, listened to Sharon Palmer CEO of RAWM brilliant event well done guys.  We all met up to celebrate the successes in the west midlands and to share what worked.  It certainly got the creative juices flowing
Thanks for the invite Carolyn thoroughly enjoyed the meeting titled How to sustain and support a vibrant third sector in the age of austerity.
Lots of good work and mentoring going on at the minute so thanks to the hosts and thanks to Midland Heart for supporting me to attend with Carolyn and Lynette great day:)

Monday, 21 March 2011

Farm2grow Director signs up for CIEH Food safety course level 3

Well done Emily for doing the level 3 food safety course Started it today a four day course so good luck with it I am sure you will pass

New Staff Member

Welcome to Jim who has joined us today in our venture to grow wonderful fresh produce with the use of chemicals will be a challange to keep the slugs at bay but one i am sure will be worth it :)
Had a good team meeting Thanks Guys
Andrew now getting going with the Planting Plan
Tom getting on with the Log Store disabled toilet and yurt base oh yes forgot to metion we are now proud owners of a 19ft yurt at long last, thanks to our friends at Staffs CC
Teresa is getting started on the animal information packs and Stacey sorting out the site office and sorting the animals feeding the llamas, cows, horses ducks and chickens its all good fun
Danny is busy moving soil to put in our potatoe patch and every one is enjoying the sun shine

Sunday, 20 March 2011

New Additions

We have now new additions donated from Bucknall city farm in the form of 2 Llamas Chicko and Pirate
2 lovely Dexter cows mum and daughter and Mr and Mrs Peacock all settling in nicely