Monthly Archives: July 2015

Breightmet community cooking day

The idea behind today was to ask our growers and other residents in Breightmet to bring a carrot, potato, onion or other vegetables that they might have spare to our food growing Hub site to enable us to cook a … Continue reading

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Willow Hey project: A day in Pictures

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Get growing Breightmet: sowing seeds for a future

Today has been a real mixed bag of a day where work is concerned, my day began with tidying up the yarden getting it ready for our potting on session later on in the day, after this I broke clay … Continue reading

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Willow Hey project: Abundance for the community

What a productive day at Willow Hey project today has been, we started the morning by cropping a huge amount of new potatoes, despite the soil in our Hugel beds not being very deep we still managed to grow as … Continue reading

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Get growing Breightmet: Green and Grey

I arrived in Breightmet this morning at my usual time of just after eight oclock, the first thing I noticed as I got out of the car close to the UCAN centre was four people stood outside the mini market … Continue reading

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Bolton Urban Growers: Who are we and what do we do?

I have been writing Blogs about Bolton Urban Growers for quite a few years now and thought it time to introduce you to the people behind it and what our aims and objectives are. In terms of our structure we … Continue reading

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The Global Gardeners of Breightmet and the women of Cawdor Estate

There is more power in unity than division. Emanuel Cleaver Our first port of call just after eight this morning was our regular weekly visit to a large highstreet garden centre to raid their shelves for cut priced plants, ordinarily … Continue reading

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