Social Media for Community Gardens & Food Projects

From September 20, 2017 18:30 until September 20, 2017 21:00

At The Brighthelm Centre North Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 1YD

Posted by Sarah Davenport

This social media workshop is an introduction to managing social media for your community garden project with Caroline Sutton supported by Sarah Davenport. Caroline has over 30 years working in the media as national newspaper journalist, web producer and a social media trainer. She is the communications officer for BHFP and has worked with a range of charities, small businesses and organisations advising on their social media strategy, press and media and blog-writing. Sarah is a community garden volunteer, Food Partnership support worker and freelance online marketer with experience in communicating ecological messages.

We will customise the topics covered depending on the groups level of experience but expect topics such as:

An introduction- why use social media?
Who is your audience and how do you tell them your story?
Which ‘channels’ should I use? (Facebook/Twitter/Instagram)
What and when to post

The workshop will be followed by a supported practical session for those who would benefit. There will be opportunities to ask questions throughout. Please remember to bring your Social Media logins.

DATE: Wednesday 20th September 2017
TIME: 6:30pm-8:30pm (9pm for practical session) Please arrive at 6:15 for prompt 6:30 start
WHO IS IT FOR?:  Anyone working in a community garden or food project interested in social media
LOCATION: Brighthelm Community Centre, Brighton, BN2 1YD

Please note that this course is aimed at those working in Community Gardens and Food Projects working with vulnerable adults

Volunteers* £5 (contact for volunteer discount code)
Staff at small organisations £10 (Income under £50,000)
Staff at larger organisations (Income over £50,000) £10 
FOR FURTHER INFO AND BOOKINGS: Book online here at eventbrite

Contact Sarah on 01273 431 709 or email 


*someone who has been regularly involved in volunteering at a community garden

2017-09-20 18:30:00
2017-09-20 21:00:00
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