Our 2020 vision for a healthIER wealthIER Rossendale
Great progress made yesterday at Whitaker Park when volunteers built and installed six new beds. This now makes the plot look far tidier, and, much easier on the eye. It will also allow visitors to walk between the beds as at the other end of the plot.
Unfortunately, we have had a small hiccup with soil. We desperately need soil to fill the beds as a matter of real urgency. If we don't get soil in soon, we may struggle to be able to plant anything in them, and,…Continue
Added by Paul Peacock on May 25, 2012 at 13:30 — No Comments
I've found a really good website which collates stories which are 'tweeted' on Twitter by anyone that is connected to Incredible Edible Rossendale.
It then puts them into a newspaper type page and issues it for all to see.
If you follow us on Twitter ( @IERossendale ) then you may well have seen it already. If not, then you can have a look here:…Continue
Added by Paul Scott-Bates on May 22, 2012 at 13:53 — No Comments
Is there a location near you that you can help look after?…Continue
Added by Paul Scott-Bates on May 22, 2012 at 12:49 — No Comments
Since announcing less than two weeks ago, we have already have several Schools telling us what they're doing.
Photos of BRGS have already been posted, with more from the other Schools to follow.
Why not ask your childrens' School if they would like a mention on our site? Great publicity for everyone!
Added by Paul Scott-Bates on May 22, 2012 at 12:23 — No Comments
In conjunction with our Incredible Edible At Work scheme, we have also asked our Schools if they would like to participate in Incredible Edible Schools.
So many Schools nowadays are growing their own produce, and, it would be great for everyone to see exactly what they are doing. We're finding that some children are now actually encouraging their parents to grow their own!
We have our very first Incredible Edible School at Bacup & Rawtenstall…Continue
Following our Level 4 award at North West In Bloom last year, we have again been invited to take part in the RHS Its Your Neighbourhood category for 2012.
This Sunday, 13 May, at around 10am, we will be continuing our work at Whitaker Park and, we need your help to try and achieve a Level 5 award this year.
If you have any edible plants you can spare - vegetables, fruit or herbs - please bring them along and plant.
We will shortly be…Continue
More great stuff to do with your little ones this Bank Holiday weekend courtesy of our friends at The Woodland Trust:
Added by Paul Scott-Bates on May 2, 2012 at 13:13 — No Comments
Great news received yesterday to confirm that we will be judged again this year by North West In Bloom for the It's Your Neighbourhood category in association with the Royal Horticultural Society!
NWIB will be visiting our Community garden at Whitaker Park on 30 July, so it's time to get our skates on and make sure it's even better than it was last year when we won a Level 4 Award -…Continue