Monthly Archives: February 2015

Growing clinic @ Red Lane Community allotments 27th Feb

The Red Lane community allotment site in Breightmet isn’t looking too bad this year, considering the cold weather and spots of icy weather we have been having recently. When I arrived at the site I was met by three of … Continue reading

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Willow Hey community food growing project update 26/02/15

When I woke this morning I looked out of the bedroom window, the rain was falling hard and thick, bouncing off car roofs and soaking everything it landed on almost instantly, great! Today is the day that five tons of … Continue reading

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Building urban food resilience

“The oak fought the wind and was broken, the willow bent when it must and survived.” Robert Jordan   Back in the days before the burst money bubble of 2008 it seemed like community gardening and environmental projects in the voluntary sector … Continue reading

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Great Lever Chicken keeping Project

We have purposefully not started this project until the first whiff of spring 2015, our main reason for not starting in the autumn or winter is down to the fact that hens do not tend to lay eggs over the … Continue reading

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Get Growing Breightmet: Bolton’s food growing revolution begins here!

Last year we delivered a food growing project through local housing charity Bolton at Home in Breightmet in Bolton. The project itself ‘Get growing Greenroyd’ worked with six families who were struggling to ends meet on Greenroyd Avenue in Breightmet. … Continue reading

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Willow Hey community Food growing project 4th Feb: a day in Pictures

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