Our neighbours at ALFI are holding a Seedling Swap on the weekend before our Open Day:
Saturday 11 May, 10 a.m.–3 p.m., as part of the Craft Market, probably in Cross and Pillory.
Please bring your seedlings to swap or come and choose some for a donation. Spread the word and come along to make this the best annual Seedling Swap ever!
Fancy getting re-skilled using traditional cooking technology? Learn how to make and use a pizza cob oven with natural materials. Visit our site at Runfold St George most Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 22nd Jan to 14th Feb.
Click the thumbnail to download the full-sized poster as a PDF.
The official Winter season volunteering start date is Tuesday 15th January (and Thursday.)
However, after spying Sarah K busily weeding at Runfold yesterday I would like to let you all know that if the call of the veg patch beckons then please feel welcome to go along to either site if the feeling takes you; any time is fine. There is always weeding, strolling about dreaming, huddling around the fire in the yurt to be done.
Huge thanks to Keith Mitchell, master chimney sweep and proprietor of nearby Seale company Brush Strokes (01252 783456) for giving us not just with a wood-burning stove but also supplying and fitting a chimney for it. We have warmth in the yurt at last.
Will we ever get the volunteers out onto the field on a cold, damp Tuesday or Thursday? Watch this space.
Please be aware that both the stove and the chimney pipe get very hot when the stove is on. If anyone has a spare all-round fireguard we would be most interested to hear from you.
So long as we avoid setting fire to the roof, we will prove that, when it comes to keeping the rain out and the warmth in, “You can have your cape and heat it.”