Melvyn Prior sweetcorn
allotments, growing food, sustainable food

Talking Allotments with Melvyn Prior

Melvyn Prior from Radio Lincolnshire shares tips for allotments, his love for veggie growing, and how he caught the gardening bug in the first place. Entering the gate of Melvyn Prior’s allotment on an early summer evening, you are greeted by a dazzling row of sunflowers in full bloom; it seems quite appropriate! Melvyn has… Continue reading Talking Allotments with Melvyn Prior

Igor
News

Igor’s story

Find out more about our newest volunteer, Igor, who will be working with us behind the scenes on social media. He shares his story in his own words about his struggles through school, and how he came to be with us today: “I vouched that I would join the battle of letting more people know… Continue reading Igor’s story

Burton ridge allotment
growing food

Welcome to my wildlife friendly Lincoln allotment

How Jo transformed her Burton Ridge allotment into a beautiful and productive garden - in two months. When Jo was allocated an allotment on Burton Ridge two months ago, it looked like this: Jo's allotment when she first took it on two months ago The view from the top of Jo's allotment Her hope was… Continue reading Welcome to my wildlife friendly Lincoln allotment

Covid 19, Lincoln Food News, Tackling Poverty

Mint Lane Cafe re-opens on 1st July

The Friendship through Food Cafe is open again from 1st July - that’s this coming Wednesday - for surprise, delicious, Mint Lane foodie goodness! Mint Lane Cafe is a bit different to a conventional cafe: it uses retail surplus food to provide nourishing, healthy meals at affordable prices.  The menu changes daily depending on what… Continue reading Mint Lane Cafe re-opens on 1st July

Covid 19, growing food, sustainable food

Welcome to my Lincoln allotment

“Whatever you do, just stick something in the ground!”  This is advice to everyone from my friend and gardening inspiration, Hillary, who gave me a tour of her Lincoln allotment last week. “Don’t worry about making mistakes,” she told me, “that’s what we all do with gardening!”  Think about getting an allotment The abundance of… Continue reading Welcome to my Lincoln allotment