Food

Recycling at its blooming best: floral display bulb giveaway

Thousands of bulbs from Yeovil's award-winning floral displays will be given away for free on Monday 16 May.

South Somerset District Council, which creates and maintains the displays on behalf of Yeovil Town Council, is inviting people to the giveaway at St John's Churchyard at 9am.

Growing Connections in South Somerset

Event Date: 
Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 09:30
Organiser: 
Somerset Community Food

Exploring, enabling & supporting opportunities to increase access to land

for new and existing food growers at

 Magdalen Community Farm, Winsham, Chard, TA20 4PA

£15 for individuals or £40 if attending in paid time

(includes a totally local organic lunch)

UN expert makes case for ecological farming practices

Small-scale farmers can double food production in a decade by using simple ecological methods, according to the findings of a new United Nations study, which calls for a fundamental shift towards agroecology as a poverty alleviation measure.

Grow Your Own Herbs

Event Date: 
Saturday, April 9, 2011 - 13:30
Organiser: 
Transition Town Langport

Farm Open Afternoon at Merricks on the 9th April from 1.30 -4pm  A request for; books on the environment or gardening/agriculture and seeds/seedlings, gardening tools for swap or sale please!

For details of the event call Norma 01458 259258

Seed Buying Co-op

For those of you who are planning to grow your own food this year either at an allotment, garden or window sill Alan from Digger Field allotments is proposing a group buy of seeds to get discounted prices (see below). Also if you have any spare seeds you would like to swap let me know and we'll organsie a seed swap session!
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