Author Archives: David

How to Grow Seedlings for the Plant Stall at the Fete

Peppy has produced some last-minute advice for our seedling-growers. Click the links below to download the Letter and Instructions. Letter for plant bonanza on June 5th Seedling instructions – sowing plan 2016

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Come to our pre-Christmas Party and AGM, Sat 5 December

Come to our pre-Christmas Party and AGM. Review the year, plan for the future, let us know what you think and celebrate another year of FLF. Pizzas will be made & cooked on site from 1pm. Food Hub. Notice is … Continue reading

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Open General Meeting, July 2014

Our General Meeting on the 11th of this month was primarily to discuss our urgent search for a new Site and our need to find a Grower for when Susie leaves us at the end of this year. Do take … Continue reading

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Gavin’s Travelogue No.5 – Exposing the Great Romanian Land Grab

Hello everybody, We have now left Romania, where we were meeting Attila Szocs from the organisation ECO RURALIS of peasant farmers, gardeners and consumers. Attila gave us deep insights into the issues of access to land and land grabbing in … Continue reading

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Gavin’s Travelogue No.4 – Travelling to Romania

Just a quick update 11/07 by email: … we’ve crossed Slovenia and are now about 2/3 across Hungary on the our way to Romania. We hope to be there by 8pm tonight, perhaps. The trip is generally going really well. … Continue reading

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Gavin’s Travelogue No.3 – Italia

Ciao! We are on the road again after visiting Rome! In Rome, Marta Di Pierro (AIAB Lazio) welcomed us and arranged an insightful and highly enjoyable stay in Italy. We visited 2 farming projects that are excellent examples of access … Continue reading

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The Compost Loo has Landed

We have our very own toilet facilities at Runfold! Thunderbox kit plus labour equals “Betty’s Temple Garden”.      

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Gavin’s Travelogue No.2 – Catalunya

Hola from Peter, The next stop of our road trip filming ACCESS TO LAND FOR AGROECOLOGICAL FARMING in Europe was Catalunya. We drove to the mountain town of Rialp in the Pyrenees. Here we met Vanesa Freixa and her lovely … Continue reading

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Gavin’s Travelogue No.1 – Southern France

Our very own Farnham Local Food apprentice, Gavin Bridger, is currently travelling across Europe as part of an Erasmus+ funded film project to explore the issues of access to land by entrants with a non-farming background. The film, produced by … Continue reading

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FLF Fête 2015 – our best ever

We’ve just held our annual Fête and Plant Sale – a great success. We sold pizzas, jam, sausages, veg-scrubbers, chutney and, of course, pots and pots of plants – flowers, herbs and vegetables – and beautiful hanging baskets – all … Continue reading

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