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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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Glastonbury Seedy Saturday March 10th

Save those spare seeds and bring them along to our Seedy Saturday swap. The event will run from 1.30 to 4pm, at the United Reformed Church hall on the High Street and you are welcome to come along at any time. 

 There will be a talk on successful seed sowing by Colum Pawson from Torganics from 2pm to 2.30, followed by an informal questions session to make sure you know how to get the best from your seeds.



Tea and homemade cakes will be available for sale throughout the…

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Added by Linda Hull on February 3, 2012 at 20:46 — No Comments

People looking for land supported to Get Growing in Mendip

Press Release, Wednesday 1st February 2012

People looking for land supported to Get Growing in Mendip

Last night over 70 people came to a public meeting organized by local charity Somerset Community Food about how to access the land they need to grow food. Bringing together local land seekers, parish, town and district councillors, private landowners and more, the evening was a great success with many people now enthused about how to make their dreams of growing their own, a…

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Added by Linda Hull on February 1, 2012 at 21:41 — No Comments

Incredible Edible Todmorden on Songs of Praise!

Songs of Praise features an Incredible Edible plea for churches up and down the country to get involved with food production http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00n3nvl

Added by Linda Hull on January 24, 2012 at 15:01 — No Comments

New Funding Opportunity for Allotments

The Allotments Regeneration Initiative – travel bursaries for groups involved in regenerating allotment sites



Travel bursaries are available for groups of people in the UK involved in regenerating allotments to enable them to visit other allotment sites to learn good practise. Advice and support is also available at a local level from mentors.



An award of up to £300 for up to six people to visit a specified allotment site is…

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Added by Nicole Vosper on January 24, 2012 at 13:25 — No Comments

Glastonbury FM features Incredible Edible Somerset

Yesterday I was invited to talk to Allan Trinder at Glastonbury FM to talk about access to land in Somerset. You can hear it here now:

http://www.glastonburyfm.co.uk/Interview-%20Linda%20Hull%20(Plus%20Music).mp3

Added by Linda Hull on January 20, 2012 at 15:16 — No Comments

Mary Clear on Incredible Edible Todmorden

For those of you considering new food growing projects this coming year, check this out:

http://newoptimists.com/2011/12/07/mary-clear-on-todmordens-incredible-edible/

Added by Linda Hull on January 20, 2012 at 14:28 — No Comments

Community Garden Volunteers welcome at Bishops Palace

A new garden is being planned at The Bishop’s Palace and needs a team of enthusiastic, green-fingered volunteers to drive it forward and make it a hub of community activity in Wells.

Located adjacent to the City allotments the Community Garden will be an area where…

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Added by Somerset Community Food on January 16, 2012 at 11:53 — No Comments

Greeks reclaim the land to ease the pain of economic austerity

An interesting article about Greece:

A group of community-minded gardeners have turned a former Athens airport into a blooming vegetable plot, showing how Greece's eroded soil holds the keys to a revival in farming and a way to buck the jobless trend



'If we want to survive on this land we must first help to heal the earth,' said Nicola Netién, agro-ecologist, teacher and co-creator of the NGO Permaculture Research Institute Hellas.…

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Added by Somerset Community Food on January 16, 2012 at 11:34 — No Comments

What it looks like when food grows everywhere

http://transitionculture.org/2012/01/13/what-it-looks-like-when-food-grows-everywhere/

Check out this blog post about Incredible Edible Guildford, circa. 1739!

Added by Somerset Community Food on January 16, 2012 at 10:15 — No Comments

Incredible Edible Mendip

Incredible Edible Mendip!

 

As Winter recedes, attention is turning to the Spring and to all things that grow. One thing that seems to be growing fast in Mendip is community interest in finding more land to grow food on.

 

“People want to grow food for a wide range of reasons. Some want to be more physically active or save money as food prices rise, others delight in the superior taste and freshness of home grown produce. For those without gardens, it’s a way to…

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Added by Linda Hull on January 9, 2012 at 14:09 — No Comments

Looking for Land in the Mendip District?

Are you looking for land to grow food on? Is there a long waiting list for allotments where you live? Want to create new growing space in your parish?

Then join us for an Information Evening for Town & Parish Clerks, Councillors and Residents to explore, enable & support access to land for new and existing food growers.

Growing Connections in…

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Added by Nicole Vosper on December 21, 2011 at 14:03 — No Comments

No Dig Gardening Workshop

A no dig gardening workshop will be taking place in Glastonbury this February, with Gardener Stephanie Hafferty organised with Transition Glastonbury.

The group are looking for an affordable suitable venue. Any ideas? Get in touch!

Added by Nicole Vosper on December 21, 2011 at 13:51 — No Comments

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