Tag Archives: food growing

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 4

I decided to put some time in today ahead of my usual Tuesday working on the sown in Bolton project. It was a warm sunny morning and we had purchased lots of gardening and growing resources over the weekend so … Continue reading

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Holiday Kitchen sessions @ Elderdale community centre

This is the second Farm to Fork holiday kitchen that Bolton at Home have kindly invited us to deliver, and today’s session was at the Elderdale Community centre in Breightmet. The bulk of our work is carried out in the … Continue reading

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Breightmet Hub: Men in Sheds and community growing, 2nd Aug

A busy day at the site, the Men in Sheds lads had a brew and put the world to rights for the first ten minutes of the session, then it was cups down, and tools up and ready to tackle … Continue reading

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Get Growing Breightmet: A guest Blog from Len Grant

This year our growing project is being followed by Len Grant, a photographer, writer and sketcher who wrote about the Breightmet UCAN in his award-winning blog, As Rare as Rubies. Over the summer he’s exchanged his camera for his paintbrush … Continue reading

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Get growing Breightmet 2nd August

Shortly after having a quick brew and fag on my arrival at the Breightmet UCAN centre it was straight out the back to take a delivery of a two ton load of organic compost. As soon as the soil had … Continue reading

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