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The Landworkers’ Alliance Solidarity Pot will allow us to support more landworkers through current and future challenging times.

We are pleased to bring you weekly webinars along with the CSA Network and Organic Growers Alliance.

Please see the schedule for upcoming webinars and details of how to book, and you will find recordings of past webinars below. If you have suggestions of webinars you would like to see, please email helen@landworkersalliance.org.uk

 

KEEPING FARMS SAFE IN LIGHT OF COVID-19: PRACTICAL TIPS

Weds 20th May, 7:00 – 8:30pm

An open conversation to hear and share tips on what farms are doing and how they are interpreting government advice.
We will cover the various areas of farm work: on farm safety including people, tools and equipment, physical spaces; adapting for social distancing; produce including picking, packing and packaging and interaction with customers including collection, distribution and communication.

More info and book via Eventbrite

 

A LANDWORKERS GUIDE TO DIGITAL MARKETING AND SOCIAL MEDIA

Weds 27th May, 7:00 – 8:30pm

What precisely is digital marketing and why do you need to do it? Should you put your time into tweeting or get on the gram? Marketing and social media can be a bit of a minefield, but this webinar will take you through communications basics and help you work out where to put your energy. Whether you are an established business looking to up your game or just getting started with your new farm business, we’ll talk you through comms plans, blogs, newsletters and the pros and cons of the various social media channels.

More info and book via Eventbrite

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So, you’re starting a CSA or box scheme in a pandemic
In the face of Covid-19, many growers and farmers are having to rapidly change their business models. This webinar was organised to offer advice and tips for those setting up a box or CSA scheme. Hosted by the CSA Network and panellists including Debbie Leigh, Nathan Richards, Pete Richardson and Amy Willoughby. More info on topics covered and panelists here.
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Adapting your crop plan for year round growing
Spring is the key time in many farming calendars, especially for horticulture. In the coronavirus pandemic many growers have lost customers in the form of restaurants, cafes and similar outlets but have quickly adapted and gained business through direct sales. It is the perfect time of year to (quickly!) make some tweaks or changes to your crop plan.
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LWA Political Training
Producers need financial support from government, the Agriculture Bill is coming back to parliament, trade deal negotiations have started, the food system needs an overhaul to solve the multiple crises we face…so many things we need to talk to government about and we can’t do it alone!
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SELLING YOUR PRODUCE ONLINE
In these strange COVID-19 times, the importance of having a way to sell your produce online is even more important than before. However, it is a bit of a minefield out there and can greatly depend on whether you consider yourself tech-savvy or a digital luddite.
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KEEPING FARMS SAFE IN LIGHT OF COVID-19

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