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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

Get Involved in the Incredible Edible Somerset Open Gardens 2014

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.

More more than 190 people got involved in 2013, following 135 participating in workshops in 2012 and many more visiting sites.

Incredible Edible Somerset Open Gardens 2014

When: Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th September 2014

Where: At community gardens, allotments, fantastic home veg patches, 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.

All workshops are free!

How to register your site and/or organise a workshop:

For any further queries please email nicole.vosper@somersetcommunityfood.org.uk

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