Social Farming: Community Inclusion and Resilience
Venue: Cahersiveen Library, Cahersiveen, Co.Kerry
Tuesday 12 October, 12noon-1pm
Social Farming is founded on principles of equality, social inclusion, voluntary community development and collaboration, working with people with a disability and other marginalised groups. It is a community-based, shared service that provides farming and social inclusion opportunities to people all within local communities. This initiatve is supported by a bespoke UCC Certificate in Practice Support in Social Farming in UCC and outreach locations, to enhance the skills and knowledge of the host farmers who work with these groups. This event will introduce you to some of these amazing individuals across the region involved in the social farming initiative.
To book contact Belinda at email@example.com.
Together with and for Community
South Kerry Development Partnership CLG - SKDP is a community-led local development company and experienced rural development organisation that has successfully implemented numerous state & EU funded rural development programmes since its foundation in 1991, with a 'bottom-up' approach to rural development as a core ethos.
Kerry Social Farming is a locally-led, community-based, shared service that provides farming and social inclusion opportunities to people with intellectual disabilities and acquired brain injuries, all within local communities. Established in 2013 and operating social farms since 2014, Kerry Social Farming (KSF) was founded on principles of equality, social inclusion, voluntary community development and collaboration. It is currently the only voluntary model of social farming in Ireland.
ACE - Adult Continuing Education (ACE) at UCC has been offering part-time education programmes to Cork, Munster, and beyond since 1946 and is proud to celebrate over 70 years of educational services to the community.
Skellig CRI - Skellig Centre for Research & Innovation (Skellig CRI) is a higher education satellite campus and incubation hub for research, innovation and entrepreneurialism based in Cahersiveen, County Kerry. It is a space that fosters collaboration, community building, and a higher education research spirit.
UCC Community Week: This event is part of UCC Community Week 2021. During Community Week, staff and students across the university come together with community and public sector partners to host community focussed events and activities. The week long programme of events celebrates UCC as a civically engaged university.