Tag Archives: food growing

Sown in Bolton day 16

You when you get those days were everything is fiddly and a bit of a struggle? Well today was one of those very days. I hadn’t slept very well last night, and read this morning that it was going to … Continue reading

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Sown in Bolton day 15

The day began loading up the van with pots, plug plants, canes and other horticultural resources before making our way up to Breightmet where the stuff was then unloaded into my work area in the alleyway behind the UCAN centre. … Continue reading

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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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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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