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Plant Sale & Swap – Sat 7th June 2014 Cancelled

               Cancelled due to severe weather warnings   Plant sale and swap at Southfields Pub, Green Lane, BL3-2EE Saturday June the 7th 11-2pm (We are situated on the tennis courts behind the Bowling greens) Entrance: Donation

Harpers Lane Open Day – Sunday 4th August 2013

openday2013poster1   Harpers Lane Open Day and Veg and Flower Shows will be on Sunday August 4th.   There will be a craft and produce market on the areas at the top of the plots – if anyone would like a stall contact Dave on 07767 220391 or by email at harperslaneallotmentssociety@yahoo.co.uk .    Stall rents [...]

Seed Law: Regarding the SANCO-sponsored legislation on the licencing and sale of seeds in the EU on may 6th

Dear Commissioners, @BarrosoEU   @GOettingerEU    @CHedegaardEU   @LaszloAndorEU    @AshtonSpox_Maja   @AlmuniaJoaquin   @AntonioTajaniEU   @VassiliouEU   @ECspokesScience   @JHahnEU   @StefanFuleEU   @MalmstromEU   @VivianeRedingEU @SiimKallasEU   @NeelieKroesEU   @MarosSefcovic   @JanezPotocnikEU   @MBarnierEU   @ASemetaEU   @MariaDamanakiEU I am writing to you to appeal to you to object to the SANCO-sponsored legislation on the licencing and sale of seeds and I appeal to you to reject these odious proposals when [...]

Bolton Sustainable Food Handbook

Your guide to developing safer, healthier & greener local food. The aim of this book is to show that in terms of the future development of a more sustainable food system there is a good stock of organising knowledge already existing within the local population which could be one of the starting points for developing [...]

Harpers Lane Allotment Site – Open Day 12th August 2012

Open Day from 12 until 4pm Free Entry Entrance off Church Road, between Harpers Lane and Captains Clough Road Flower and Vegetable shows Plants produce and crafts stalls Secondhand books stall Tombolas Refreshments and Entertainment Raising Funds in support of Bolton Hospice.

Cracking Good Food – Chorlton

CGF courses leaflet- July12 (2) Good food when cooked from scratch isn’t expensive. Food is seasonal, locally sourced & organic where possible.  See website/blog for photos & more details www.crackinggoodfood.org www.crackingcooks.blogspot.co.uk  Booking Enquiries to: fiona@crackinggoodfood.org

GOG Women Only Gardening sessions – starts 20th July

GOGwomenONLY1 Learn to grow your own food in Great Lever Starting Friday 20th July and then every Friday 12.30pm to 2.30pm Ainsdale Road Community Great Lever ( on the Ainsdale Road allotment site) For poster To book your FREE place call or text Kath on 07990774434

Bolton Sustainable Food Survey – Results

Transition Town Bolton (Food Group) and The Kitchen on Great Moor Street aim to encourage the development of a thriving good food culture and economy in Bolton. In supporting local food production and distribution, campaigning, promoting good food, and fostering partnerships with all those interested in good food in the town.  This survey was undertaken [...]

Urban Agriculture in Cuba – 18th June 7pm

Transition Town Bolton invites you to attend a presentation by Liz Postlethwaite who we have invited to come and talk to us about a trip to Cuba researching Sustainable Urban Agriculture.   If you are interested in local food production, and what we may learn from the Cuban post ‘peak oil’ experience, please come along  Monday 18th [...]

Incredible Edible Bromley Cross

Volunteers from all around Bromley Cross, joining together to improve our local environment, boost community spirit and share seasonal, local food.    – Growing / Cultivation – Healthy Eating / Cooking – Community / Skills / Education – Business / Food Maps / Local Producers   Get Involved   We’d love to hear from you. [...]