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Started by Growing Support Aug 17. 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. 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

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May 2013 Blog Posts (12)

Events at Vallis Veg this year

Vallis Veg is a small mixed farm on the outskirts of Frome. They have a fantastic range of events taking place over the summer, please see them below.

If you are interested in their work please visit: http://www.vallisveg.co.uk/aboutvallisveg.html to find out more.

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Added by Somerset Community Food on May 31, 2013 at 15:48 — No Comments

South West Permaculture Convergence - this weekend!

Just a reminder that this Saturday 24 May is the South West Permaculture Convergence, a one day gathering for people from across the South West who are interested or already active in permaculture and applying design to their lives.



Taking place at Compton Dundon Village Hall near Street/Glastonbury. Its a massive bring your own lunch to share and participation by donation. (Ideally £10 to…

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Added by Nicole Vosper on May 21, 2013 at 7:30 — No Comments

Somerset Master Gardeners at Montacute

The Levels Best Farmers’ Market at Montacute House became the venue for the first Somerset Master Gardeners information stall on Saturday.  The group of volunteers, all experienced Gardeners, attended an…

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Added by Somerset Community Food on May 1, 2013 at 11:29 — No Comments

Grants for films that focus on local community issues (application deadline 4 May)

Grants for films that focus on local community issues (application deadline 4 May)

The Community Film Unit is a social enterprise film company.…

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Added by Somerset Community Food on May 1, 2013 at 10:55 — No Comments

Local Food Recognition Awards 2013.

The Awards are an opportunity to recognise, reward and publicise some of the hundreds of outstanding community projects that Local Food has funded since the programme opened in 2008.

All of our projects have made a positive and lasting impact in the communities in which they are based, helping local people in all manner of different ways to access, grow, prepare…

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Added by Somerset Community Food on May 1, 2013 at 10:53 — No Comments

Mental Health Awareness Week with Mind & the Master Gardeners

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK

LETS GET PHYSICAL

THURSDAY 16TH MAY

11—3 P.M

Exploring the links between physical activity and mental well being.…

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Added by Somerset Community Food on May 1, 2013 at 10:48 — No Comments

Taunton Flower Show 2013 is ready to bloom

 

The South West’s popular summer show has had its horticultural fleece removed to reveal the attractions on offer at this summer’s event. As preparations…

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Added by Somerset Community Food on May 1, 2013 at 10:44 — No Comments

The Sustainability Show & Taunton Food Fair

The Sustainability Show returns for its…

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Added by Somerset Community Food on May 1, 2013 at 10:30 — No Comments

Funding Opportunity with The Prince's Countryside Fund

The Fund has been set up to help rural areas in the United Kingdom to become more sustainable. The focus areas for the Fund are: Improve service provision in rural areas; Support rural enterprise; Support farming businesses; Provide training opportunities for young people.

For more information visit: http://www.princescountrysidefund.org.uk/

Please note the next deadline is the 17th May.

Added by Somerset Community Food on May 1, 2013 at 10:23 — No Comments

Huge variety of Adult Day Courses at the Magdalen Project

A huge variety of courses are on offer at the Magdalen Project near Chard, with everything from organic vegetable growing to bread making.

All of the courses are taught by experienced and knowledgable tutors.  Ingredients, materials and equipment are all included in the cost of the course along with light refreshments and a homemade lunch. 

For further information or to book please contact Magdalen on 01460 30144 or email:…

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Added by Somerset Community Food on May 1, 2013 at 10:21 — No Comments

Opportunity with Levels' Best

Levels' Best Community Interest Company is seeking help with the development of The Levels Food & Drink Business Network across the 114 parishes but especially in the northern parishes of the Levels.  See www.levelsbest.co.uk / about us map of all the parishes. 

Enthusiasm, plus skills at…

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Added by Somerset Community Food on May 1, 2013 at 10:09 — No Comments

Fab! Toolkit: Action on Food and Wellbeing FoodMatters have recently produced a publication called the fab! Action on food and wellbeing toolkit. This toolkit was originally written to accompa…

Fab! Toolkit: Action on Food and Wellbeing













FoodMatters have recently produced a publication called the fab! Action on food and wellbeing toolkit. This toolkit was originally written to accompany the…

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