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Todmorden – town grows its own vegetables communally
Sun 29-Nov-09
5:11 pm
Scarborough, England
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This was featured in today's Independent on Sunday and is also online here.

A whole town has got an initiative going for the past two years whereby vegetables are planted in waste ground, communal gardens etc. for anybody to take home. The schoolkids "adopted" an adjoining patch of waste ground and grow the veggies for the school canteen.

It seems a fantastic idea and I wish it could take off. I guess it reconnects people with growing and nurturing and must provide a vast sense of satisfaction for all who take part. If you consider the amount of green areas, roadside verges etc. in your own locality,which could be partially given over to this idea, then the potential is endless.

Never knowingly underfed

Sun 29-Nov-09
6:11 pm
North Bucks


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It is an amazing thing and by having everyone join in vandalism should not occur.  HFW started a similar campaign earlier this year.

I'll try that again!

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