Beechcroft Community allotments Growers Video diaries

Today at the Beechcroft site, I built a small rough and ready rocket stove from bricks to enable our growers to cook meals on site whilst gardening or simply to boil water so they can enjoy a cuppa whilst taking a break.

Growers Video Diaries

People get into gardening and grow their food for a multitude of different reasons, when I first started growing myself back in the early nineteen nineties my reasons for starting were economic and ecological, I had zero job prospects so growing food made sense from the point of If I didnt have money at least I could feed myself, I was also concerned with the disappearance of green spaces where I grew up in Salford so gardening made sense from an ecological perspective. In the video below two of our growers explain their motivations for growing their own food.


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