Monthly Archives: August 2015

Beechcroft Urban foragers day 29th August

When I arrived at Beechcroft community plots this morning I expected to see one or two Mums and a couple of kids, how wrong I was, and gladly wrong at that, we had a great turn out for our Urban … Continue reading

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Breightmet Community food Growing Hub 26th August

A great days work today by the Urban Growers team! Due to the expansion of the Red Lane community allotment site just round the corner from the Hub we have been asked to make some large raised beds to add … Continue reading

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Get growing Breightmet 25th August

Our day began today with myself and Ian loading up wheel barrows and bins with soil to deliver to our growers houses, over the course of the morning we managed to fill the raised beds of three of our new … Continue reading

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Get growing Breightmet 19th August

Another real mixed bag where work was concerned today, first thing in the morning I left Landrover Dave and Ian sorting through timber on the Hub site and they began making large raised beds for the Red lane community allotment … Continue reading

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Breightmet food Hub: 18th of August

After a much needed week away in Wales today marked my return to the Breightmet Community Food Hub. Surprisingly there was no damage to the site other than the fact that someone had gone to great lengths to dump a … Continue reading

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Breightmet seed savers: Harvesting resilience

Alan Chadwick one of the Red Lane community allotment growers in Breightmet is a keen gardener growing flowers and fruit and vegetables, last year one of his Kale plants went into its seed producing stage and flowered, Alan decided that … Continue reading

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Breightmet food Hub: Global gardeners cooking up a storm

The First job of the morning was strengthening the raised beds at the Hub site ready to go into our new growers gardens. Two of the lads who work with the Estate Rangers Mic and Ian helped us to carry … Continue reading

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