Cultivating Community Farming Visit L’Arche Belfast

L-R – Networking at L’Arche, Belfast – Julie Hoey (Azora Co-op), Jonny Hanson (CCF), Sean McDermott (L’Arche), Tara O’Hara, Turnaround Co-op) and Sabrina Scullion (Tenth Glen Co-op).

A recent gathering of some of the community farms set up within the Cultivating Community Farming (CCF) Programme, are pictured on a visit to participants, L’Arche in Belfast. Learning from each other, networking, mentoring, skills development and capacity building are evident through participation in such visits, which are invaluable for continual development and support.

Funded by the Co-op Foundation the programme has accelerated the growth and capacity of community farming projects across Northern Ireland.