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Using Gardening to Address Social Isolation

Started by Growing Support May 3. 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

Mini community garden in Watchet

Started by charles birch. Last reply by Mrs Susan Calvo Oct 12, 2016. 1 Reply

On the 14th. of march we set up a very small veg. bed. see U tube" admirals corner incredidible edible"on the17th. of June we harvested the potatoes. they were first 'Earlies' and made just over 21…Continue

job opportuntiy

Started by Alison Hayward. Last reply by Alison Hayward May 30, 2015. 1 Reply

South somerset Mind (Yeovil) is looking for a horticultural therapist for the Vanessa project.The role is paid for 6 hours a week at £10 per hour.  Please phone Gill on 01935 474875 for further…Continue

Tags: therapy, horticultural, work, job

Surplus Produce

Started by David Croxton. Last reply by Caroline Lewis Sep 25, 2014. 10 Replies

As part of our InQEDible Edible Project, and as a member of the Incredible Edible Network, we are not only looking to grow crops on spare land in our local communities, but also to persuade our local…Continue

Tags: gardens, fruit, community, Quantocks, poverty

February 2013 Blog Posts (3)

Urgently seeking master gardeners in Sedgemoor

As the places fill up on our exciting new Master Gardener training at the beginning of March, we are urgently seeking applicants from Sedgemoor in particular from Bridgwater, Highbridge and Burnham, Cheddar and Axbridge.

 

"Around the country, thousands of people have been supported to grow their own with the help of 400 Master Gardeners, and now is the time to get Somerset skilled up to grow their own!", says Linda Hull who is co-ordinating the project.

 

“The…

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Added by Linda Hull on February 18, 2013 at 17:23 — No Comments

New Building Local Food Systems Handbook

A new handbook has been produced to inspire, encourage, and enthuse people to explore, discover and act. The idea of the The Building Local Food Systems Handbook is to unpick some the key global food issues: climate change, GMO, peak oil, meat consumption and present some of the very practical actions that are happening around the country to mitigate these problems at a very local level and how you can get involved – as an individual, as a community or perhaps as part of a…

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Added by Somerset Community Food on February 11, 2013 at 16:00 — No Comments

How can we skill up Somerset for Food Production? Fill in the short survey

How can we skill up Somerset for Food Production? Fill in the short survey



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 grow & cook your own or get active for local food?



Please take 5 mins to answer a few short questions via this Skilling Up Somerset Survey. It will help us to make opportunities happen that can support people to get growing & meet their learning…

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Added by Somerset Community Food on February 11, 2013 at 15:36 — No Comments

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