Princes Farm Resilience Programme in Cumbria (Kirkby Stephen) and Yorkshire Dales (Swaledale)

The Farmer Network are managing two groups of the Princes Farm Resilience Programme in Cumbria (Kirkby Stephen) and Yorkshire Dales (Swaledale).

The Prince’s Farm Resilience Programme was launched by HRH The Prince of Wales in July 2016 and over a five-year period will support up to 1,300 farm businesses through a programme of one-to-one support and business workshops. The programme brings together like minded family farm enterprises in local networks, to review their current activity and identify improvements and opportunities that can be made on-farm to build resilience and help sustain a diverse farming sector in the UK. The Prince's Farm Resilience Programme gives farming families the tools to evaluate their viability and long-term sustainability, enabling them to make informed business decisions on their future direction.

What is involved?

The programme involves of one to one support and a series of business workshops. It is a chance for likeminded farmers to meet and discuss farming practice. The dates of the meetings are below:

Kirkby Stephen - Time: 7pm - 9.30pm (Supper served at 7pm)

Venue: Nateby Inn, Nateby, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, CA17 4JP

Business Health Check Tool Feedback Wednesday 2nd January
Practical Cost Management Wednesday 9th January
Getting to know your finances Wednesday 23rd January
Business Planning and Managing Change Wednesday 6th February
Planning Your Future Wednesday 13th February

 

Swaledale - Time: 7pm - 9.30pm (Supper served at 7pm)

Venue: Aysgarth Falls Café (behind the Aysgarth Falls Hotel), Church Bank, Aysgarth, Leyburn, DL8 3SR.

 

Business Health Check Tool Feedback Tuesday 8th January
Practical Cost Management Tuesday 15th January
Getting to know your finances Tuesday 22nd January
Business Planning and Managing Change Tuesday 5th February
Planning Your Future Tuesday 19th February

There are still spaces available on these groups. The deadline to join the group is the 10th December.  If you wish to hear more please contract Ruth Kendal on 07397985324.

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