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Women’s Food growing session @ Willow Hey project

As part of a small pot of funding we received last month we were able to hold a gardening/horticulture session with community college students where they were all given free fruit trees at the end of the session, off the … Continue reading

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Men in Sheds and Community Gardening @ Breightmet Hub

A cool start to today with the blanket of autumn slowly coming out of the seasonal cupboard to cover us all and put the garden to bed until spring. As usual my first job of the day was to make … Continue reading

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Working with local Housing charity Bolton at Home

Before meeting Community development worker Chris Wood who is employed by local Housing charity Bolton at Home to support local community projects, I knew very little about the organisation other than the fact that they were in charge of the … Continue reading

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Gardening and Seed bomb workshops@Breightmet UCAN centre

Its that time of the year again when we start hosting and running community growing workshops on various Council estates around Bolton. Today’s workshops are the first of the new growing season and I was keen get started on them. … Continue reading

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Growing clinic @ Beechcroft community allotments 11th April

Todays session was split into two, in the first bit of the session we dug up parsnips and turnips which were divided between some of the plot holders who were going to use them to add to their Sunday dinners … Continue reading

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A busy day: Community Roots project update and Cawder Walk environmental event

Its been a busy old today today, the morning was spent on our project site and HQ in Great Lever where we planted on some purple kale, and cropped Beetroot, onions, climbing french beans and yes, more courgettes. The beets … Continue reading

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Get Growing Greenroyd: 15th May

I Arrived at Greenroyd Avenue in Breightmet just before nine o’clock today and immediately set about organizing and filling seed trays and potting on fruit bushes which will eventually go in peoples gardens should they take up our offer of … Continue reading

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