Regional meetings are an opportunity for farm shops, PYO operators and Farmers’ Markets to meet up with fellow farm retailers in your area. A chance to visit another business, to network and to talk about common issues. Meetings may also include a guest speaker.
Below is the calendar of Regional Meetings for 2018. There will be at least one meeting held in each region during the year with additional regional dates and venues added subject to local interest & demand. Additional dates will be added to this page as they are confirmed and will be communicated via email and on the members only Facebook Group.
You don’t have to limit yourself to your own region, members are welcome and encouraged to attend any of the regional meetings.
Regional meetings are intended for farm shop owners/market operators to share information and support. Specific Associate trade members may on occasion be invited to intend and give a talk/demonstration. If you are an Associate trade member interested in attending one of the meetings please contact the FARMA/FRA office.
|Date 2018||Time||Venue||Region||Email Contact to book|
|Tue 17th April||2pm-5pm|
Bashall Barn BB7 3LQ
|North West||Janet Harrison|
|Mon 30th April||10.30am-12.30pm||Knitsley DH8 9EW||North East||Mac Eddy (I6)|
|Fri 4th May||11am-1pm||Smiddy Farm Shop FK9 4UY||Scotland||John Sinclair|
|Mon 14th May||2pm-5pm||Calcott Hall CM15 9HS||East||Peter McTurk|
|Wed 16th May||2pm-5pm||Fodder HG2 8NZ||Yorkshire||Heather Parry|
|Tue 22nd May||1.30pm-4.30pm||Lower Clopton CV37 8LQ||Midlands||Jeremy Jagger|
|Tue 22nd May||10.30pm-2.30pm||Newlyns RG29 1HA||South East||Jonathan Winchester (I6)|
|Tue 10th July||2pm-5.00pm||Hartley Farm Shop BA15 2JB||South West|
|Wed 5th Sept||1pm - 4pm||Farmer Copleys WF7 5AF||Yorkshire|
Wed 12th Sept
(was 11th Sept)
|2pm - 5pm||Oakes Farm Shop CV7 7AQ||Midlands|
|Tue 2nd Oct||12pm - 3pm||Rumwell Farm Shop TA4 1EJ||South West|
|Tue 9th Oct||2pm - 5pm||Barton Grange PR3 0BT||North West|
I6 - Insight6 (formerly Shopper Anonymous) Regional Directors assist the FARMA/FRA regional representative in organising the meetings.
How to Book:
There is no cost to attend Regional Meetings, but you do need to book a place.
To book click on the name of the FARMA/FRA regional contact (or the Insight6 (I6) Regional Director) above and send them an email. You can also book via the FARMA/FRA office, email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 0345 319 6740.