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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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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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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Get growing Breightmet 15th July

For the first few hours of this morning I made some raised beds that will be going to the homes of some Congolese refugees who have recently moved into the area and are really keen to get into growing some … Continue reading

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Breightmet community food Hub 7th July

When I left home this morning the weather read like it was only going to be spitting on and off with rain, once again the Met office had been about as accurate as a New Age sooth Sayer with their … Continue reading

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