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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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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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Willow Hey project update

Site almost ready – We have spent the last year and a few months clearing the Willow Hey site of its dense jungle of marsh grasses, we made dozens of raised beds from old fencing from a local council estate, … Continue reading

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Willow Hey project October the 1st update

An interesting and mixed bag work day at Willow Hey today. I arrived on site shortly after half eight and fed and watered the chickens, and then fed and watered all of the pepper, chill and tomato plants which are … Continue reading

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Willow Hey project: rain plays a merry dance

Isn’t it bloody annoying when one minute its raining, then its stops, then it starts again? Well today has been one of those very days, it was like there was someone in the sky with an on off rain button … Continue reading

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Willow Hey project: Stepping up the game

As I did my short walk from home to the Willow Hey site just before eight this morning, I had the excitement levels that a kid has when they are about to receive their first bike, today was the day … Continue reading

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Willow Hey 25th June

Another mixed bag day of work today, first call was a predatory visit to a local high street gardening centre to clear their shelves of reduced price tomato plants and other bargains that we needed to buy for our growers. … Continue reading

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