Growing Spaces at New Mills Community Orchard Apple Day

New Mills Community Orchard will be holding their 6th annual Apple Day celebration as part of the festival on Sunday 28th September, 2pm-4pm, at the High Lea orchard. The Community Orchard supports the Growing Spaces project, and it is anticipated that this year’s event will include two things in particular that may interest you: aContinue reading “Growing Spaces at New Mills Community Orchard Apple Day”

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Getting Involved with Growing Spaces

In late November, fourteen of us met to discuss projects we could in the Growing Spaces theme (see previous blogs https://transitionnewmills.wordpress.com/2013/11/25/growing-spaces-what-can-you-do/ and https://transitionnewmills.wordpress.com/2013/11/20/growing-spaces-why-growing-your-own-food-matters/). We felt it was a pretty positive meeting with lots of enthusiasm to do something in New Mills to make our food more local, fresher, healthier and more sustainable. This blog isn’tContinue reading “Getting Involved with Growing Spaces”

Growing Spaces: What Can You Do?

In advance of Thursday evening’s Growing Spaces meeting at the Library Lecture Room, let’s take a quick look at some of the possible solutions to your food growing problems that we might be able to help deliver: Lack of Space Many houses in New Mills only have small yards or gardens, and within these there’sContinue reading “Growing Spaces: What Can You Do?”