Mark Fitzpatrick

Mark Fitzpatrick

About

Director at Glasgow Community Food Network. Glasgow University Postgraduate in Community Learning and Development. Funding Director at Bottle of Ginger C.I.C. Previous experience as an adviser at environmental agency the Carbon Trust (programme now run by Resource Efficient Scotland). Worked in Scottish Government Food and Drink Industry division grants team and as press office assistant for the John Swinney desk. A member of Glasgow University CLD Learning Network. Active interests in food, social and environmental justice. I'm here to help GCFN create projects to support and expand the great work in and around food and sustainabilty!

Skills and resources

Skills and resources I/we can share

Qualified Community Learning and Development worker. Community capacity building. Collective learning workshops. In depth knowledge of local and national government agencies 3rd sector etc. Energy efficiency and renewables projects. Media and communications planning. Knowledge of grants and food industry. Connected to networks in foods, arts and music.

Skills and resources I/we need

Farm and cooking workshop skills. Participants for collaborative projects. More food makers!

Activities & Interests

Community Gardening
Market Gardening
Farming
Home Gardening
Community Meals
Foodbanks
Home Cooking
Retail
Commercial Production
Access to Land
Food Poverty
Food Sovereignty
Food Security
Environmental Issues
Support Service