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Working with us
Our services are free of charge to residents in St Helens who live with a disability, mental health issue, live on low incomes or are members of voluntary / community groups until April 2013 thanks to funding from the Big Lottery Local Food Grant.
We will often do talks if the group can cover expenses.
We welcome adults with disabilities from outside St Helens (especially Wigan and Skelmersdale) who can support our work through direct payments.
Our contract rate for site work in the North West is £10 per hour plus expenses and we have experience of site clearance ready for food growing and building wheelchair accessible food growing areas
Our contract rate for specialist carbon accounting work, community food strategy, professional fundraising is £20 per hour plus expenses and we carry this out throughout the UK.
Training courses cost £150 day plus travel expenses delivered in the North West - we can deliver all of these as AQA Unit Award Courses
- Taster in grow your own (2 hours)
- Grow Your Own Vegetables (2 days)
- Introduction to Market Gardening (2 days)
- Train the trainers (1 day) community food growing to supervisors of volunteers
- Machinery maintenance (tailored)
We can provide references.
Buying produce from us
We only sell direct to residents living in the village of Kings Moss. If you are a box scheme or food coop and looking to source low-carbon, registered organic produce (Soil Association licence AB21137) please contact us.