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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 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

During the last three years we have been working collaboratively with local housing charity Bolton at Home to address food poverty, we have helped to fight food poverty in the most direct and practical way possible, by helping people to … Continue reading

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Breightmet community Hub 2015-2016 a case study

Breightmet Community food growing Hub is situated just off New Lane and is accessed via an estate cut through that people use as a short cut. The site itself around a quarter of an acre in size and is fenced … Continue reading

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Connecting the Hubs: Men in Sheds away day

Ever since the spring of 2014 we have been working on the development of two community food growing Hubs, one in Farnworth and one in Breightmet. Now that both Hubs are up and fully functioning our next job is to … Continue reading

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Get growing Breightmet 2016 in pictures

                     

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