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Sown in Bolton day 18

As we edge our way slowly towards autumn we are still bang at it delivering plants, raised beds and potted herbs to different locations around the Breightmet estate. Today was no different, as soon as we arrived at the New … Continue reading

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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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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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Men in Sheds and Community growing @ Breightmet Hub 30th Nov

What a cold start to the Morning! Usually, shortly after arriving at the Breightmet Community food growing Hub I walk up to the UCAN centre for water for brews. not this morning, as soon as I hit the site I … Continue reading

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Get growing Breightmet 28th June

I arrived at the UCAN centre just after half eight this morning, after a quick brew and a roll up it was out into the alleyway to load up our trusty trolley with tomato and courgette plants, which were then … Continue reading

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A busy day @ Breightmet Hub, Men in Sheds, Beechcroft community Allotments

A busy old day today it has to be said, work began with a little toing and froing between Breightmet UCAN centre and the Hub, these were the usual journeys of getting water from A to B, anyone seeing my … Continue reading

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