Monthly Archives: May 2014

Community Roots project update May 27th

After the searing heat of working in Breightmet yesterday, its back to the usual grey skies and slow moving clouds of Great Lever where our project site is based. After myself and Chris Wood arrived at the site, Karen our … Continue reading

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Get Growing Greenroyd: Bank holiday Mondays work

Due the rain hindering some of my work on Greenroyd Avenue last week and sending me scurrying into my poly tunnel to sow seeds for our growers, I decided that because the Sun was out and shining at 7am this … Continue reading

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Get Growing Greenroyd 22nd May

As usual on a Thursday morning I was up at around 7am, no sooner had I began drinking my first brew of the day when the heavens opened and down came the rain with some force. Not to be put … Continue reading

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Bolton Urban Growers on austerity and the New Economy

Bolton Urban Growers are working to address food poverty in the most direct and practical way that we think possible, and that is by helping people to grow their own food in their yards and gardens, for us this isn’t … Continue reading

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Bolton Urban Growers on austerity and the New Economy

Bolton Urban Growers are working to address food poverty in the most direct and practical way that we think possible, and that is by helping people to grow their own food in their yards and gardens, for us this isn’t … Continue reading

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Get Growing Great Lever: New growers in the Hood!

Last week we hooked up with two new growers Lea and Daz who live within a 3 minute walk of our house in Great Lever. Lea and Daz wasted no time and soon got to work with the seed sowing … Continue reading

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Community roots project update

The day began with a few faint attempts at rain, after these attempts subsided the sun came out on full beam and we spent the best part of the morning wheel barrowing the three tons of soil into the raised … Continue reading

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