Monthly Archives: June 2015

Breightmet Community food Hub Video Diary 30th June

Despite the soaring and roaring heat of today I managed to stay on my feet for the whole day with the exception of half of an hour where I had a quick meeting with project worker Charlotte about some research … Continue reading

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Hungers Games

‘We can begin by doing small things at the local level, like planting community gardens or looking out for our neighbors. That is how change takes place in living systems, not from above but from within, from many local actions … Continue reading

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From fences to raised beds

Much earlier in the year word got out that contractors were removing and replacing fencing on the entire Cawdor Housing estate close to our Willow Hey community food growing site. Chris Wood made a few quick phone calls and before … Continue reading

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Get growing Breightmet 24th June

Landrover Dave picked me up at around eight this morning and he drove us over to a local horticultural stockist to pick up a few bits and pieces for our growers. I was over the moon to find out that … Continue reading

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Breightmet Community food Hub 23rd June

It was all go this morning, loading up plants and trays of seedlings into the boot of the car, before leaving Great Lever for Breightmet. I arrived at the Hub shortly after eight oclock and dropped off various plants, trays … Continue reading

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Breightmet community food Hub 16th June

I arrived in Breightmet shortly after eight this morning and unloaded lots of plants and gardening equipment before walking up New Lane to the UCAN centre for a drink of water due to the hot dry air of the morning … Continue reading

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Get growing great Lever 2015: The growing Revolution continues!

We began this project a year or so ago with a view to supporting growers in our area for as long as possible. The way that we have managed to achieve this has been by carefully spending our small pots … Continue reading

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