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Free to Attend: Online AGM & Lecture with Conor O’Kane Saturday 20th March 2021, 11am

Conor O’Kane from Social Farms & Gardens in Northern Ireland will be giving us a talk.

You’ll be very welcome, so please come along. Use this link to register your interest and sign up with Eventbrite.  

Eventbrite: DCG Annual AGM & Lecture 2021

Here is the overall plan for the morning, with the AGM, lecture, and Q&A and chat period afterward. 


  • Chairperson’s Welcome
  • Minutes of last year’s AGM
  • Summary of the Annual Report
  • Questions arising from the report
  • Amendment to the Constitution
  • Nominations for the incoming Committee
  • Election of the new Committee
  • Close of AGM

11.45    Guest Speaker

Conor O’Kane from Social Farms and Gardens, Northern Ireland  

“The Importance of Seed Saving in Community Growing Projects”

12.15 Questions and Answers with Conor O’Kane

12.30 Blarney Park’s Seedling Pilot Project with Willie Brennan 

12:35 Open Forum & Informal chat with a virtual cuppa

About our Guest Speaker

Conor’s title is Growing Resilience Project Coordinator for Derry/Londonderry. We’re delighted for the gift of his time, and excited to hear about garden projects beyond our 5km! Here is a link to see all that Social Farms and Gardens are doing. They have projects all over the UK. Conor can be found seeding leeks if you follow the link and scroll down.

Here he is on YouTube, Making a Hugel Pot for Carrots: