Woodlands Community Garden And Energy Awareness Hub

Added on Tuesday 12 Jul 2011

July Update

1. Events In The Garden

Garden work day Saturday 16th July 12-5 p.m.

Help us with landscaping, tidying communal areas, weeding and watering. Come along to help us finish building a community garden for all to share and enjoy.

GROW Monday evenings starting 25th July 5pm - 8pm.

Garden Revolution of West End invite you to our new weekly sessions. To carry out work maintaining the garden, plotting new garden share and back- court growing ideas ?and sharing skills. Bring food to share and join us to sow the seeds of change!

Rudimentary Perfection Sunday 17th July Bike tour of Murals and Film Screening.

The garden will be one stop on a tour of sites that have had a mural make-over thanks to street artists commissioned by Recoat Gallery. Meet at Recoat Gallery, 323 North Woodside Road at 2pm for bike tour and 4pm for film screening. More details

2. Turning Woodlands Green Together

Work is underway on our Climate Action project. We are finalising plans for a series of events connected with turning Woodlands Green, ranging from encouraging people to grow their own food in back-courts; providing advice about becoming more energy efficient and promoting cycling and car-sharing. Our next Garden update will give you more information about events we are planning on August 13th (local food event in collaboration with Stravaigin restaurant) and September (sustainable energy and transport). Get in touch if you wanted to find out more or help in any way.

3. Harvest Festival

On Saturday 8th October?Woodlands Community Garden will be celebrating the end of the growing year with a harvest festival. Organised in collaboration with leading environmental arts company NVA, it will take place from 12pm - 4pm. Put the date in your diary and we will update you soon with more details.

4. New Staff In Post

The Community Garden has two new part-time workers. Tim Cowen is working 3 days a week as Project Manager overseeing the work of the Garden's Climate Action Project which is funded by the Climate Challenge Fund. Joyce Morgan has joined the team one day per week to support our wonderful team of volunteers and encourage more people to? get involved. Nina Wesolowski is now working 2 days a week as our Energy Awareness Officer.

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