Tag Archives: Bolton

Sown in Bolton day 17

Today has been all about bulk carrying and moving things around. This morning we ferried well over a ton of soil to different addresses on the estate to fill up and top up our growers raised beds. Its been a … Continue reading

Posted in practical permaculture | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sown in Bolton day 13

For the last two days I have been eating cloves of raw garlic in a bid to stave off a bout of flu, it seems to have worked enough for me to be well enough to travel up to Breightmet … Continue reading

Posted in practical permaculture | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bolton Urban Growers Q&A

Since our work began well over a decade ago we have been asked lots of questions and had interesting conversations with community members, people from the voluntary and statutory sectors, friends, family, refugees, permaculture practitioners, gardeners, rehab workers, and people … Continue reading

Posted in practical permaculture | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sown in Bolton day 6

Of late the Met Office has been wrong a few times about whether or not it is likely to rain, a few weeks ago I took their advice after they warned it was going to rain all day, when in … Continue reading

Posted in practical permaculture | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Sown in Bolton day 2

I arrived at the UCAN shortly after nine, fired a quick brew and a fag down and then set to work planting stuff on for the growers ready for distribution to various houses on the estate next week. So today … Continue reading

Posted in practical permaculture | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The story of Sown in Bolton

Since our inception as a small constituted community group back in the early 2000s our main aim has always remained the same throughout this time, namely that people on low or no incomes should be able to access cleanly grown … Continue reading

Posted in practical permaculture | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sown in Bolton

During the last three years we have been working collaboratively with local housing charity Bolton at Home to address food poverty, we have helped to fight food poverty in the most direct and practical way possible, by helping people to … Continue reading

Posted in practical permaculture | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment