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3 December 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Farmer Network invites you to a free workshop on FARM DIVERSIFICATION on TUESDAY 3rd DECEMBER 2019

from 7pm at The Crooklands Hotel, near Milnthorpe, LA7 7NW with speaker John Welbank of Ireby Green Farm.

John Welbank runs Ireby Green farm café, caravan site and farm shop on the A65 between Kirkby Lonsdale and Ingleton.  John used to be a consultant for Rural Futures before recently retiring to run his own diversified farm business.  He will cover all the different aspects involved with diversification using his own farm as a case study.

Veronica Waller of the Farmer Network will provide information about the grants currently available for diversification through the RDPE Growth Programme.

Sandwiches & chips will be served at the end of the meeting so please book.

For more information & to book a place, please contact the Farmer Network on

Tel:  01768 868615, or email:  admin@thefarmernetwork.co.uk


This workshop is part of the Cumbria Growth Catalyst Programme funded by Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership utilising support from the Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy.


3 December 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


The Farmer Network
01768 868615


The Crooklands Hotel
Milnthorpe, LA7 7NW + Google Map