Leigh-on-Sea Allotment & Leisure Garden Association

High Summer ‘Get Together’ at the new clubhouse Sunday 14 August, starting at 1.00pm Hot food, refreshments, BYO drinks, raffle prizes with ticket, plant and produce swap, and sell by donation, cake stall, bring and bake Please come along if only to say Hello!  Bring the children!  Everyone welcome! £3.50 adults, £2.00 for children Entrance fee includes free food and raffle Entrance can be found between Nos. 81 and 83 Manchester Drive [NB: Some pictures, taken at this event, have been posted here]   … [Read more…]

“Tree Bog” Course and Booking Form

With Jay Abrahams of ‘Biologic Designs Ltd’ Jay is the originator of the tree bog concept. At Lambourne End Centre for Outdoor Learning Dates: 16th – 18th Sept 2011 Course will cover theory, design and construction. Cost: £180 per person – this will cover food and accommodation. Food will include produce from our own farm and gardens. To request a booking form, please contact LAMBOURNE END CENTRE, MANOR ROAD, LAMBOURNE END, ESSEX, RM4 1NB www.lambourne-end.org.uk 020 8500 3047 … [Read more…]

Food for Life Partnership

Dear Colleague, We would like to invite you to our Free Food for Life Partnership all day CPD Event ‘An introduction to  food growing for school cooks and caterers’.  This is taking place on Wednesday 12 October 2011 at Queens Wood Cafe and Organic Garden, Muswell Hill, London, N10 3JP. This is a free event for schools professionals as an introduction to when locally grown fruit and vegetables are in season; composting food waste; and how to start  growing food for the school meal. This will  support schools working towards the Food for Life Partnership Bronze and  Silver awards. Numbers for this event are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.  Bookings can be made  via email at: fflp@gardenorganic.org.uk or telephone: 02476 217747. Many thanks Garden Organic Education Team, Wolston Lane, Coventry, CV8 3L