Monthly Archives: October 2015

Breightmet Food Hub 27th Oct

I arrived in Breightmet shortly after eight this morning, did my usual loading up with water at the UCAN centre before walking down to the Hub to begin my days work. The first job of the morning cropping produce from … Continue reading

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Willow Hey project: Working in the Autumn sunshine

After a few attempts at rain this morning our site lit up with the golden rays of the autumn sun. We had a great turn out today, Bill an experienced gardener who lives on the estate round the corner came … Continue reading

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Beechcroft Community Allotments: Planting for 2016

I took an executive decision today and decided to work at Beechcroft community allotment plots on account of the change in weather which will begin tomorrow. since I needed to plant out overwintering garlic and onions before the arrival of … Continue reading

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Urban Growers visiting our friends at Hulme Community Garden centre

This morning our team all met up at the Willow Hey project site in readiness to travel over to Hulme in Manchester to visit the community garden centre there to stock up on plants and garlic bulbs for our project. … Continue reading

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Liberation Permaculture: build and resist!

‘Strive to survive causing least suffering as possible’ Flux of Pink Indians The ethics and principles of permaculture both in terms of the outputs from a functioning design system and in taking these tools and guidelines on board in our … Continue reading

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Get growing Breightmet: Food and Fall

Today I have been visiting our growers on the streets and Avenues of Breightmet’s estate to see where they are up to as autumn begins to take hold, not surprisingly, due to our changing climate some growers still have produce … Continue reading

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Breightmet food Hub: putting the garden to bed.

It was bloody cold this morning I thought as I sat tugging on my roll up and drinking my morning brew, but seeing the bright sun lighting up the autumn leaves made me smile and look forward to today’s work. … Continue reading

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