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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

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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

October 2013 Blog Posts (8)

Community Growers come together

More than 30 people came together for the Community Growers Gathering that took place on Saturday 19th October 2013, three days after World Food Day.

People traveled from across the South West to participate in the day.

Participants introduced themselves then shared their access to land stories and queries with Jade Bashford from the Community Land Advisory Service.

Nicole Vosper from Incredible Edible Somerset then facilitated a…

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Added by Somerset Community Food on October 23, 2013 at 15:00 — No Comments

Talk & debate: Will GM feed the world?

With Oliver Dowding & Prof Mick Fuller

Chaired by Prof John Bryant

 Will GM feed the world?

TUESDAY 29th OCTOBER 8.00 pm

NORTH CURRY VILLAGE HALL…

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Added by Somerset Community Food on October 16, 2013 at 15:41 — No Comments

‘Setting up a Community Garden’ Training Course

The Federation of City Farms & Community Gardens (FCFCG) is holding a specialist ‘Setting up a Community…

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Added by Somerset Community Food on October 16, 2013 at 15:33 — No Comments

Inspiring Incredible Edible Somerset Open Gardens 2013

Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th September 2013 saw the second Incredible Edible Somerset Open Gardens weekend. More than 22 workshops took place involving over 190 people across every district of Somerset, while…

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

The Resilience Garden Open Day September 2013

The Resilience Garden Open Day September 2013

The Resilience Garden project develops ordinary gardens to provide an emergency supply of fresh food for the immediate neighbourhood.  A significant amount of home grown food for the householder all year round is a useful side effect.

This garden, in Coxley, was built using reclaimed materials, at very little cost.  A raised bed system is used as the local soil is a heavy clay, difficult to raise vegetables on. The growing…

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Added by Somerset Community Food on October 15, 2013 at 14:58 — No Comments

Photos from Glastonbury Harvest Show

Check out these amazing pictures from Glastonbury Harvest Show 2013. All were kindly taken by Ingrid Crawford.

To find out more about this delightful community event visit: http://glastonburyharvestshow.wordpress.com…

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Added by Somerset Community Food on October 15, 2013 at 13:00 — No Comments

More than 80 people at Good Food For Everyone Forever

Over 80 people attended Good Food For Everyone Forever - an evening of Speakers and Local Food Feast that took place on Friday 13th September 2013.

People from across Somerset and the South West brought food to share, including soups and stuffed marrows, local chutnies, home grown salad and more. Everyone ate together while listening to speakers.

Nicole Vosper started the evening by talking…

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Added by Somerset Community Food on October 15, 2013 at 12:30 — No Comments

Community Growing Gathering

Saturday 19th October 2013 10am - 4pm Taunton



A FREE networking event for community gardens & local food projects in the South West

Workshops include:

  • Access to land for community growing - with Jade Bashford from the Community Land Advisory Service
  • Growing in Small Spaces - a practical session with one of the Somerset Master Gardeners
  • Food Sovereignty - What is it &…
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Added by Somerset Community Food on October 1, 2013 at 15:30 — No Comments

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