Calling Scottish Growers
The Organic Growers Alliance and the Landworkers Alliance are organising a regional workshop day for those growing produce organically (or uncertified to organic standards) at a smaller scale for local communities.
10.00 – 16.00 Sunday 18th August
Camping is available on Saturday 17th August at East Coast Organics, East Lothian
Sunday – 10am to 4pm, a day of workshops led by experienced growers from Scotland. There will be time for discussion and exchange of knowledge and information, plus a farm walk round the East Coast Organics growing areas. An organic, veggie lunch is included! Please see workshop list below.
Saturday from 5pm – camping (tent or van) the night before is possible. The LWA are organising some informal social activities, please bring instruments if you want! An evening meal can be booked.
Numbers are limited so please book as soon as you can. There is discounted places available for OGA or LWA members but you do not have to be a member to come.
The event is aimed at people growing organic vegetables at small scale for sale to a local market.
Price of tickets includes the online booking fees.
Food and Drink
Lunch will be an organic vegetarian provided by East Coast Organics included in the ticket price.
Dinner on Saturday needs to be booked separately and can either be an organic meat or organic veggie meal also provided by East Coast Organics.
Coffee and tea will be available.
Camping is available at ECO. Camping costs £5pp. Please reserve your space in the tickets section and bring cash to pay on the day.
Become a member
We encourage people to lift share to the event. Please use this spreadsheet to coordinate lifts.
Help us plan the day. When buying your ticket, please tell us your top 3 workshops that you would like at the get-together from the following list:
1. Overwintering crops in polytunnels, how to use tunnels most effectively
2. Dig and no dig methods in polytunnels
3. Finances and organic vegetable businesses, including pricing
4. Protecting and improving the soil in polytunnels, including green manures, using mypex
5. Harvesting, packing, storage
6. Resting and care for people and the soil – not growing over the winter
7. Other – other suggestions for subjects and workshop leaders welcome (no promises!), please give details
Roz Corbett LWA firstname.lastname@example.org
Antonia Ineson OGA Antonia.email@example.com