For all the gardeners, allotment holders and readers of our mini food growing veg blog – we’ve spied a great food growing event going on in Birmingham on 20 July that deserves a plug. Here’s what they say about themselves:
Grow It Yourself UK Gathering 2013
The inaugural GIY UK Gathering takes place on the 20th July 2013 in Birmingham University. The event is brought to you in association with Carbon Gold. The GIY Gathering event will bring 300 people together to for a fun-packed day of hands-on practical and philosophical talks on growing your own food access to local food.
Speakers include BBC presenter and author Alys Fowler; River Cottager and author Mark Diacono; food writer and author Lia Leendertz, Paul Clarke (Pop Up Farm), Michael Kelly (GIY), Dr David Shaw (Savari Trust) and Maddy Harland (Permaculture Magazine).
- The GIY Gathering will be an opportunity to
- to quiz expert growers;
- discuss and debate local food and the community food growing movement;
- network with a friendly community of food growers.
Venue: University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands B15 2TT, United Kingdom
Date: 20th July 2013
Time: 9:30am – 5pm
Ticket Price: £25
For more info and the list of speaker profiles, visit their Grow It Yourself website .
Photo taken from our mini food growing veg blog .