Your food bank donations


Go to Stroud Food Bank page for updates on your donations, feedback on how your food is distributed and some stories of how important your donations are.

When did you last see a hedgehog?

By: Lesley Greene

Campaign for hedgehogs!

Slugs are a real pest on the allotments but the allotment field has wonderful birds and we have hedgehogs snuffling around in the allotment hedges. Not only do Hedgehogs eat slugs but , like many previously common wildlife, their numbers are declining faspoison_signt.

Slug pellets are poisonous,

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Ronan’s Trust Charity Allotment

Ronans_Trust_LogoWith YOUR agreement and support Plot No 8 has been allocated to the Ronan’s Trust.

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“Yogar” at the Community Orchard

Suppleness, Strength and pSychological well-being

Back in the summer, we ran a pilot scheme to provide free yoga, open to all. Dubbed “Yogar” (Yoga for gardeners); local resident and yoga instructor Amy Hughes lead the sessions, helping aching gardeners to stretch and strengthen all those muscles essential to keep them digging and sowing!

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The power of coffee

By: Sue Bradley

Spent coffee grounds is a wonderful material for the allotment.

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Anyone for lasagne?

By: Sue Bradley

Fancy the idea of eating home-grown vegetables but finding the task of turning Bisley’s stone and couch grass-laden clay soil hard to stomach?

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Scarlet Tigers hit Bisley Allotments

By: Sue Bradley

Scarlet tigers are at large on Bisley’s allotment plots, but gardeners are urged not to be concerned.

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