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Everyone’s welcome – if you eat, you’re in!
Gardening for Wildlife
Saturday 16th January, 7pm
Sorry you’ve missed this one, but I made some notes for you here.
Community Growing in Lincoln
Monday 1st February, 10am
There are various community growing projects in Lincoln – we’ve invited them to share what they’re doing – and how you can get involved.
Includes Liquorice Park, University Herb Garden, St Andrew’s Garden, Sincil Bank Community Allotment, Hillside and Ellie’s Garden.
You need to pre-register, and you’ll be sent an email with details of how to join the online event.
Growing in schools
Monday 15th February, 10am
We’re joined by Washingborough Academy’s Emma Keyworth to give us a guided tour of the inspiring and pioneering growing work at school, and Fran from TastEd talking about some exciting opportunities for Lincolnshire schools.
Connecting with the council on public growing projects
Monday 1st March, 10am
We hear from Matthew Davey, Environment and Community Projects Officer at Lincolnshire County Council, and Kate Bell, Climate Change manager at Lincoln City Council on their approach to working with community groups.
Watch this space for:
- Map of Lincolnshire growing projects
- Programme of online events
- Details of how to get involved with your local project
- Online events, including Growing in schools and Working with the council to grow food in public spaces
This is a page – and 100 gardens – under construction. What growing projects would you like to be part of in 2021, in Lincolnshire?
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