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12:47pm Monday 18th March 2013
At least 24 towns and cities are taking part in the biggest ever community gardening volunteering event as part of The Big Dig, a project supported by the Community Land Advisory Service. Around 200 gardens are taking part in the nationwide event, which is part of The Big Dig, a project which aims to engage thousands of people in community food growing projects.
9:44am Monday 18th March 2013
A new Guide aiming to encourage Scotland’s landowners to make more land available for community growing has been welcomed by Paul Wheelhouse, Minister for Environment and Climate Change, at an event at the Scottish Parliament.
6:00am Saturday 16th March 2013
10:35am Tuesday 12th March 2013
People in Waveney, Suffolk will get the chance to grow their own food thanks to a £280,000 grant from Local Food, a £59.8 million programme supported by the Big Lottery Fund, which provides funding for projects working to make local food more accessible and affordable to communities.
9:44am Thursday 7th March 2013
Members of the National Allotment Society can now take advantage of a new fund which is giving away £250 each month. The ‘Shield Total Insurance Allotment Fund’ will be presenting a monthly grant to help associations and schools to develop their sites.
9:19am Friday 1st March 2013
A community growing project in East Ham, London, has received nearly £140,000 in funding from Local Food, a £59.8 million programme supported by the Big Lottery Fund. The fund backs projects working to make local food more accessible and affordable to communities.
4:09pm Tuesday 12th February 2013
An urban farm in Islington, London has received more than £130,000 in funding from Local Food, a £59.8 million programme supported by the Big Lottery Fund, which provides funding for projects working to make local food more accessible and affordable to communities.
11:55am Tuesday 12th February 2013
A study of soils sampled from farms across the South West of England has produced results that could help the region’s farmers increase yields and provide environmental benefits, Natural England’s Soils for Profit (S4P) Project Team confirmed today (12 February 2013).
11:54am Monday 11th February 2013
12:00am Tuesday 5th February 2013
So if you want to grow the biggest and the best, you need to start off with the very best genetics. At 9pm on Saturday 19th January, the European Giant Vegetable Growers Association held a live auction of pumpkin seed varieties as part of www.bigpumpkins.com chat room. A total of 23 lots were included in the sale.
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