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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

November 2013 Blog Posts (4)

Green Care, White Care: Gardening and Growing for Health Seminar

Date: Monday 18th November 2013, 9am to 5pm.

Venue: Royal College of Physicians, 11 St Andrew’s Place, London, NW1 4LE…

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Added by Somerset Community Food on November 12, 2013 at 19:10 — No Comments

Could you be a host farm for the Soil Association Future Growers scheme?

About the scheme:

The scheme is designed to develop new skilled growers through a combination of on-site learning on a host farm with mentoring, further training and resources provided by the Soil Association. We have over 500 potential trainees and apprentices keen to find a placement and are now taking applications from farms to…

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Added by Somerset Community Food on November 12, 2013 at 16:58 — No Comments

New Catalogue from Local Seedsman

Thomas Etty, based near Ilminster has just released a new catalogue of heritage and organic seeds.

Click here to download the catalogue.…

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Added by Somerset Community Food on November 12, 2013 at 16:40 — No Comments

Weekend Course on No Dig Market Gardening

With Charles Dowding

December 14th and 15th 2013 

 

Charles takes you through:

Day one, the costs and benefits of creating an undug growing space

1 setting up an area for market growing: how big, how quickly, mulching inputs

2 maintaining productive soil without…

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Added by Somerset Community Food on November 12, 2013 at 16:30 — No Comments

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