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Moving Jim, our splendidly mobile polytunnel

Yes, Jim the Polytunnel has moved to winter residence and is now back to it’s original location on the field. Here’s a short video of how we do it. We have to make sure that any crops in between where … Continue reading

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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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Fun Fundraising Barn Dance 2015

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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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Growing into The Challenge

We have been having great fun working with a team of volunteers from the National Citizen Service (NCS).  They have been learning about what we do here in our fields, fundraising and coming up with some great ideas to promote … 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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