Connect with your community

Started by Growing Support Feb 7. 0 Replies

Older people living in care are twice as likely to experience loneliness as those in the community.We are looking for friendly volunteers with an interest in helping others to gardening, to support…Continue

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Can You Help Combat Loneliness?

Started by Growing Support Nov 29, 2017. 0 Replies

Growing Support are looking for friendly volunteers with interests in gardening and supporting people, to help older people and people with dementia take part in gardening activities.  You will…Continue

Join our volunteers!

Started by Growing Support Aug 17, 2017. 0 Replies

We're looking for friendly volunteers to join our team working hard to enable people with dementia to stay physically and socially active.Join us and make a valuable contribution to your community,…Continue

Using Gardening to Address Social Isolation

Started by Growing Support May 3, 2017. 0 Replies

How You Can Help Tackle Social Isolation in Your CommunityRecent research shows up to 50% of older people living in care never go outside and they are twice as likely to experience severe loneliness…Continue

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Free trees!

I've come across this offer from the Woodland Trust which may be of interest to community groups (but you need to be quick - closing date f…

Started by Kim Robinson

0 Aug 14, 2013

Somerset Orchards_How are you managing?

Are you managing a traditional fruit or nut orchard in Somerset? Do you have an old orchard that is not being managed at present? I'm look…

Started by Carol Stone

1 Aug 13, 2013
Reply by dan britton

BoS Food & Drink Festival

Hello  The next food and drink festival is on Saturday 28 September - we have pasted some information below but remember we are dog friendl…

Started by Mrs' MilnerSimonds

0 Aug 10, 2013


Does anyone have any spare pumpkin plants. One of my gardeners pumpkin seeds turned out to be marrows!

Started by Gail Coleshill

0 Aug 2, 2013

Carhampton Rec.Produce & crafts market

Hi all. am organizing this mini market for Carhampton Recreation Hall this Saturday. It is for local producers of Foods & crafts &…

Started by Liz Passmore

0 Jul 16, 2013

AQUAPONIC project in Wedmore

I'm building an aquaponic DIY system in a field near Wedmore(Blackford), itis design to grow 2 tonnes of Organic trout and enough organic v…

Started by bioaquafarm

5 Apr 17, 2013
Reply by bioaquafarm

How can we skill up Somerset for Food Production?

How did you learn to grow? Or what is stopping you from starting? What could help you to feel more supported, encouraged and inspired to gr…

Started by Somerset Community Food

0 Feb 11, 2013

Transition Yeovil 14th november

Any interested poeple are welcome to help re-launch Transition yeovil on 14th November at Vintage Fair cafe, yeovil at 7 pm.    

Started by Alison Hayward

1 Jan 14, 2013
Reply by Alison Hayward

Dunster Winter Market

Three of us girls have set up a Market on Sunday 16th December 2-5pm in Dunster Tithe Barn selling quality (as local as we can) food and lo…

Started by Liz Passmore

0 Nov 30, 2012

apple pressing

Hello hello! We have lots of apples here in Banwell but no apple press... anyone nearby who might want to do some apple pressing please get…

Started by Lila

0 Sep 16, 2012


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