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Tue, 11 Oct



Food for life: Working Towards Financial Sustainability For Green & Growing Groups

A workshop on financial sustainability for Green & Growing Groups from Incredible Education, hosted by Food for Life Get Togethers.

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Food for life: Working Towards Financial Sustainability For Green & Growing Groups
Food for life: Working Towards Financial Sustainability For Green & Growing Groups

Time & Location

11 Oct 2022, 18:00


About the event

Ian Bocock from Incredible Education CIC will  lead on this panel of speakers who will share their years of experience  in supporting others to sustain financial sustainability. Topics  covered will include:

  • access to funding streams
  • grant applications
  • fund-raising activities

The  panel will be followed by a Questions and Answer session as part of the  event, and delegates will be invited to share their own experiences and  ideas as well as connect to each other through our growing network.  Additional panelists will include Gary Stott from Incredible EdibleMartyn Wilcox from  Salford CVS

The session will be held on zoom. You can find more information on panelists below, with more details to come.

Ian Bocock, Director and Education Lead at Incredible Education CIC

Ian  has a wealth of experience of teaching in the further education sector.  He started his teaching career in 1999 where he first taught students  with additional needs. His passion for using horticulture as a medium  for teaching was fostered during this time.

In 2013 his  outstanding work and dedication to the delivery of horticulture was  recognised when he was awarded a Livery Company Prize from the  Worshipful Company of Gardeners at the City & Guilds Annual Awards  presented by HRH The Princess Royal at Buckingham Palace. In 2013 he  founded the Incredible Edible Salford group, and in 2014 launch  Incredible Education CIC. He continues to support the development of  Cleavley Community Forest Garden in Salford with Incredible Education.

Gary Stott, Incredible Edible

Gary  has worked in the social impact sector for 30 years. He has been the  Chief executive of an homeless charity, worked on national government  programmes and founded a social change consultancy working with Anchor  Institutions and the private businesses. He is the trustees and chair a  number of boards in the not for profit sector. He is the co-founder and  Executive Chairman of Community Shop CiC, the UK’s first Social  Supermarket Chain. He works across the UK on issues of food and  community resilience.

The Food for Life Get Togethers programme supports communities to  led activities to give space, physical or  virtual, for people of different ages and background to connect through  good food.

The live event will be recorded for those unable to attend on the evening.

Any questions please contact Andrea Gibbons,

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