Can You Help Combat Loneliness?

Started by Growing Support Nov 29. 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. 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

December 2012 Blog Posts (4)

Read the latest Orchard Newsletter

Read the latest Orchard Newsletter from the South Somerset Orchards Project here, with news on orchards locally & around the UK.

Download a copy here.…


Added by Somerset Community Food on December 19, 2012 at 15:38 — No Comments

Green Routine 2013: take part in a free, exciting campaign on waste action in your community

Green Routine 2013 is a year-long campaign to help people in your area minimise waste, save money and have fun developing positive habits with long-term benefits.

Dozens of groups, from parish councils to Transition Towns, Women's Institutes to garden clubs and active living…


Added by Somerset Community Food on December 19, 2012 at 14:44 — No Comments

Opportunities for trainee community organisers


Are you able to get on well with people, put them at their ease, really listen to their views about their community and then help them build local networks and action groups?  

If your answer to our question is yes you may be interested in becoming a Community Organiser (CO) and joining the national network of COs.  

ViSTA, in partnership with the national charity, Locality, is recruiting up to 5 Community…


Added by Somerset Community Food on December 19, 2012 at 14:41 — No Comments

Could you be a Compost Champion?

Could you be a Compost Champion?

The Compost Champions scheme needs new volunteer recruits who can pass on their skills.

Free one-day training is being offered early next year to Somerset residents who will undertake to promote the benefits of home composting in their community or at…


Added by Somerset Community Food on December 3, 2012 at 16:30 — No Comments

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