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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

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Sown in Bolton day 8

Another gloriously sunny day today, which is just how us community gardeners like it. The first job of the morning was unloading all of the new resources that we recently purchased for the project, including fruit trees, herb plug plants, … Continue reading

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Sown in Bolton Day 5

Phew what a Scorcher today has been. We began our mornings work in Breightmet with a quick brew and a pint of ice cold water then made our way down to the Hub where we loaded our trusty ex-store trolley … Continue reading

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Sown in Bolton day 1

So here we are with a day and a bit left of our Sown in Bolton crowdfunder, its not looking like we are going to hit the twenty thousand that we need to work with a hundred families, but do … Continue reading

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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

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Say hello and watch the walls fall down

Amidst the smokescreen of antagonisms manufactured or otherwise that exist between some of the many diverse communities in Britain, there is a huge swathe of people from all of these different communities who have never actually met the people with … Continue reading

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The struggle for Community Food

For the best part of a decade we have been struggling to try and get people to grow foods in their gardens and yards, and in this time this objective has been partially achieved in that some the people who … Continue reading

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