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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

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Mini community garden in Watchet

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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

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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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Get involved in the Incredible Edible Open Gardens

The Incredible Edible Somerset Open Gardens Scheme is designed to show off Somerset’s edible assets, from community orchards to home gardens, with a whole weekend of free workshops & plenty of projects open to the public.

The weekend is a chance to learn new skills, pick up tips, tickle your tastebuds and be inspired by community food growing in Somerset.

When: Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th August 2012 as part of National Allotments Week.

Where: At community gardens, allotments, fantastic home veg patch's, permaculture projects, community orchards, local farms and more across Somerset.

Why: To help people re-connect to food, get involved in local projects & learn new skills.

Want to get involved? Could you open your allotment site up to the public for the day? Sell some of your apple juice while showing people round your orchard? Click here to enter your details to join the list below.

Free workshops confirmed so far:

Saturday 11th

Fertility Building Workshop: Healthy Soil for Health Harvests
Growing & Using Russian Comfrey
Introduction to Forest Gardening
Soft Fruit Growing

Plus smallholdings, community orchards, potager gardens & allotments open to the public!

Sunday 12th

How to make paper logs
Introduction to Permaculture Workshop
Autumn & Winter Growing
Grow Your Own Medicine Workshop
How to Grow Winter Veg

Plus smallholdings, permaculture project, Brook End, home gardens & a market garden open to the public!

For full information see: http://incredible-edible-somerset.ning.com/page/open-gardens

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