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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Willow Hey 25th June

Another mixed bag day of work today, first call was a predatory visit to a local high street gardening centre to clear their shelves of reduced price tomato plants and other bargains that we needed to buy for our growers. … 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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Willow Hey project and the Women of Cawder Estate

An early start to the day this morning, me and Landrover Dave left my house at eight oclock and went on a none consumerist spending spree, we spent almost £200 in less that fifteen minutes and not a designer item … Continue reading

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