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Annual plant swop stall

Oue annual plant swop stall at the farmers market will this year be on May 13th. Bring any  spare veg, or fruit seedlings or seeds to the stall to swop with something you don’t have. This is a good chance … Continue reading

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Go Local return visit by Barbara and David Grundey

Chris and Iain from Go Local came to our TT Open Meeting to explore how we might be able to join together in promoting locally grown produce freshly harvested from the garden to local people in ‘Transition’. Iain also offered … Continue reading

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Ah ha! But here’s another RHS award winning garden.

A first blog from Barbara. What a pleasure it was when I was able to hand over the framed certificate of the RHS ‘It’s Your Neighborhood Award’ for our neighborhood garden in Gibson Place.  Young Alex, pictured here preparing to … Continue reading

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Calling all gardeners !

Now is the time to start planning which crops you will be growing this year, an exciting time of sowing seeds and anticipating a warm spring. (!!!)  This is an appeal to all gardeners to grow a few extra plants … Continue reading

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Edible Hexham

Edible Hexham came into being after a small group of TT members paid a visit to Incredible Edible Todmorden in June last year, a visit organised by Richard Powell. We met some amazingly enthusiastic people who had began working with … Continue reading

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The Guerilla’s have been to Gibson Place.

This type of Guerilla is very rare but has been flourishing for a number of years. It’s good news; they began as two but have multiplied. It’s the gardening guerillas! This type of guerilla has been recognised by Mr.ISOS, who … Continue reading

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How Incredible Edible Todmorden happened!

Here’s the TED (Technology, Entertainment, and Design)Talk on Incredible Edible Todmorden Their mission statement was ‘If you eat you’re in!’ they didn’t have a strategy they just got on and did it! They believed small actions count and many small … Continue reading

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Trip to ‘Incredible Edible Todmorden’ – Inspiration !

Seven intrepid Hexham Transitioners eventually went on a minibus to Todmorden last week and came back inspired by their adventure. Here are just a few comments  – Photos to follow Incredible Edible, a small group of people deciding that they … Continue reading

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Annual Seed and plant swop stall – appeal for seedlings

As part of our efforts to encourage people to grow their own food we have,for the past 4 years ,  held a seed and plant swop stall at the Hexham Farmers Market in May.  Our 2013 stall is being planned … Continue reading

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Newcastle Radio

David and Barbara have been interviewed by Newcastle Radio about our 2 Garden Shares where we grow vegetables and keep bees. The program is Garden Mania with Marian Foster at 1 pm on Sunday. You can catch the recording on … Continue reading

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