Just back in having put the finishing touches to hanging the images from Cross Green Growing Together work at the make-shift theatre that will house the Red Ladder Theatre Company production of The Shed Crew. It’s a world premier of a play based on the best selling novel Urban Grimshaw and the Shed Crew, based in east end of Leeds. The theatre is a disused warehouse – the area where the pictures hang will be a theatre foyer and bar by 7 o’clock this evening!!! To read more click on the post title or image.
Sarah and Ash each run one of two geographically-separate market garden sites high in the Pennine Hills above the Calderdale market towns of Todmorden and Hebden Bridge. This is really growing on the wild windswept slopes of the Pennines! To read more click on the post title or image.
Inner city regeneration lies at the core of Horton Community Farm – an inspirational project in the heart of Bradford. To read more click on the post title or image.
The Brazilian beat hit the world of Bedford Field’s Forest garden in the heart of the city of Leeds with a bang when a group of students from Brazil decided to make the garden the site of their dissertation project for their studies in Environmental Engineering at nearby University of Leeds! To read more click on the post title or image.
Foraging for wild mushrooms is one of those idyllic sounding things which could have quite fatal results if you get it wrong!! I had the privilege of experiencing it in the safe hands of Craig Worrel, permaculturist and professional forager. To read more click on the post title or image.
The Growing Together project in the Cross Green area of Leeds has been selected as one of five finalists in the People’s Projects competition funded by the National Lottery. Growing Together is thus on the brink of acquiring the funds to plant a community orchard just a mile from Leeds city centre…..the project just needs to be chosen as one of the winners. That outcome is in your hands – the winner is chosen by public vote!! To read more click on the post title or image.
Pictures from the summer at Cross Green can’t help but ignite a yearning for warmer days in these currently dank and murky days of February! Oh for some fresh green growth and the beds being so full of produce as to be able to go round the streets of Cross Green offering free fresh and local food. Bring on the sun! To read more click on the post title or image.