Tag Archives: Edible Eastside

Wed 19th Dec – the smell of Christmas!

Today was our final session for 2012. What a year, we’ve grown great crops of sweetcorn, pumpkins and cucumbers, not to mention courgettes, runner beans and rhubarb! We’ve involved dozens of people in growing food, with all the benefits of working outside on the allotments. We’ve run an incredibly successful Harvest Festival community event where […]

Harvest Festival Community Event – a great day!

Lots of people came to our Harvest Festival event on Nov 3rd, including children from Holy Trinity School, local residents, plot holders from the allotment and friends and family –  a really good mix! Luckily the day was bright and stayed dry, despite being a bit cold. To warm us up we had a big […]

Tue 18th Sept – Allotment Soup at Edible Eastside

We took a group to Edible Eastside in Digbeth to see another kind of community food growing project, everything is grown in raised beds and the site is surrounded by industry, with the Grand Union Canal running alongside. We had a tour of the gardens before meeting up with artist and chef Lizzy Bean who […]

Wed 8th Aug PM – Wild Foraging and Tasting Session

We invited some new people onto the plot today for a special foraging and cooking session led by cook and urban food advocate Jayne Bradley – who is also the founder of Edible Eastside; a food growing project in Digbeth that we are working with. The idea was to learn more about the flavours of some […]