Category Archives: Local Food

Learning some old fashioned skills at St Luke’s Community Garden and Orchard

Over these past 2 years of blogging, I’ve had some lovely invites off schools and community groups inviting me to have a nosey at their gardens and where possible, I will always try and take people up on their kind … Continue reading

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My Summer Visit to Peak Organics Kitchen Garden

At home we garden organically, my Dad works for Organic North, so it’s safe to say we are the Organic Northerners!   In August I visited Peak Organics in Derbyshire, with my Grandma Barbara and spent a day with them as … Continue reading

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When gardening can help, when you’re feeling sad

On Monday after school, I visited Maria’s allotment; she has been working on the plot for over a year, since her Dad passed away and she describes it as a ‘place of reflection for the whole family’. Here’s her story, … Continue reading

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On a farm tour with the ‘Organic Northerners’

At home we garden organically, my Dad works for Organic North and together we visited Gazegill Organic Farm; we are the………. #OrganicNortherners !!

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Operation Young Farmer – The Next Generation of Cooks and Gardeners

I’ve been involved in Operation Farm since it started in 2010 and this year it’s been great to see more kids like me get involved in all the workshops & events they do. We are ‘the next generation of gardeners and cooks!’

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Happy 1st Blogging Birthday To Me !!!

Drum roll please……..it’s one year since I started #blogging and last week I hit 1000 followers and over 10,000 views!

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Allotment ‘Cook Off’ by my Mum

My Mum, Ali, started Operation Farm with some friends 7 years ago; there is a community allotment and orchard and they have lots of outdoor events and workshops. Anna runs the allotment with volunteers and my mum teaches people how to cook the … Continue reading

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