Helga Parker
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Why do you think local food production is important?
We should all try and produce and eat our own local food. It tastes so much better, and greatly reduces carbon footprints. Having had an allotment for just over one year, and having made mistakes, I hope to do a lot better in the coming seasons. As a family we have also planted fruit trees, kindly supplied by you. It's all very satisfying and a lot of fun. Thank you for showing us the way.

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unusual veggies

Posted on January 20, 2012 at 16:47 1 Comment

Dear Richard,
Interesting reading and viewing this weekend, thank you!
Being bored over Christmas and dying to get out to my allotment again, and wanting to buy something for the new growing season, I came across an ebay seller listing his unusual crops. Funnily enough, one of them is an "Oca", I also got a Shetland Black heritage potato and a Yacon Plant. I can't wait to dig them in and see what comes out!
If you send me your address, I will print his…
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At 12:18 on January 14, 2010, Richard said…
Hi Helga - many thanks for signing up and glad to hear you have found the project helpful so far. Best wishes - Richard
 
 
 

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Posted by Chris Townsend on June 5, 2014 at 16:03 2 Comments

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Does anyone know anyone who can best advise on the 'on site' composting of food waste...cooked and uncooked... for a moderate kitchen producing a binload of waste every few days or so...rat proof, non smelly etc but also…

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