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

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What to do with spare seedlings

My favourite response came from Matt in Hartsholme, who at the outbreak of Covid-19 set up a polytunnel at his home, with the intention of feeding his family and friends, and growing a surplus that he could share with his community, including salad veg, rainbow and red chard, lettuce, everlasting beet, and a few wild flowers like lupins.

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The Student Land Army

The Greater Lincolnshire LEP is calling students to support national food security through local food supply chains to work on British farms due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  The British summer harvest is about to begin, and help is needed to bring in the harvest and to help keep the nation fed. The UK is rapidly approaching… Continue reading The Student Land Army