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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

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Sown in Bolton day 14

Again, another lovely day weather wise here in Bolton, it would have been a perfect gardeners day if it wasn’t for the harsh penetrating heat raining down from the Sun, but that’s another story. Before making our way up to … 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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Men in Sheds and Community growing @ Breightmet Hub 9th Nov

And so most of the leaves have left the trees, autumns mildness and golden sun dimmed for another season as the year pulls up its blankets and settles in for a sleep.The Hub site in Breightmet on the other hand … 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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Introduction to Urban Permaculture @ Willow Hey project

On a once a week basis for the last eighteen months we have been planting, sowing, chopping and clearing the Willow Hey site readying it for the delivery of courses and practical skills workshops for local people to access. After … Continue reading

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Get growing Breightmet 7th June: phew, what a scorcher!

Phew what a scorcher! And that was at around 7am as I sat in the back garden tugging on a roll up and drinking my morning pot of Green Tea. By the time we arrived at Breightmet the heat had … Continue reading

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