Category Archives: Local Food

Living the dream, down on the farm, at Grobdale of Girthon !

As many of you will know my Primary School Gardening teacher, Sarah and her family, moved to Dumfries in Scotland this summer and this weekend me and my Mum, finally went to visit her and it was totally #EPIC!

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What a souper Harvest Festival !

Today (8th October) I took part in Operation Farm’s Harvest Festival, serving soup to celebrate the RHS Campaign for School Gardening’s 10th Birthday and it was #souper!

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How gardening can make you feel free

This week I received a copy of the RHS Campaign for School Gardening Courses for grown ups, who work with kids; I’d been asked to write an article for it, about how gardening makes me feel free and how it … Continue reading

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Big Shout Out to the @RHSSchools as they celebrate their 10th Birthday with the Big #SoupShare

This autumn the RHS Campaign for School Gardening is celebrating its 10th Birthday #WOW! The campaign has changed my life in so many ways – if it wasn’t for the RHS you probably wouldn’t be reading this blog! So, I want … Continue reading

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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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