Saying au revoir to Magda …

You may have noticed that Magda has not been around this Spring after being a regular volunteer down on the raised beds and community area last year. Magda has been in touch to say that she has returned to her native Poland for family reasons and will not be back around…

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Say hello to Priscilla …

Priscilla is our latest volunteer and is now a regular visitor on site. Priscilla is from Nigeria and holds a Masters Degree in botany: she was keen to volunteer to gain hands on experience of growing.  You may have seen Priscilla and Ella, her one-year-old, helping out around the site.  Priscilla…

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Grace Bales – our latest volunteer

We welcomed our latest volunteer site helper on site today.  Grace Bales, from the USA, is a student at the University of Aberdeen. She has an interest in organic growing and working outside and sought us out for an opportunity to get away for a while from the academic ‘bubble’…

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Volunteer Success

It was certainly hot going today, but Gordon (on the left) and Grant (on the right) helped Stuart and I make great progress clearing the dumped materials and tidying up the wood chips at the top of the site. Thanks go to both for a job well done

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A very special Community Sunday

Today’s Community Sunday saw our best ever turnout with plotters, volunteers and friends from the Macmillan and RGU plots all well represented.  As a result we got a bucketload of tasks done on the wider site. Sincere thanks to everyone who made it along and turned in such a wonderful…

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Meet Magda our new volunteer

We continue to attract volunteer helpers on the GFAA site.  The latest is Magda Borek. Magda learned her gardening first in her native Poland, working alongside her Grandmother.  She will offer any help she can around our site, but will be pleased to hear from any plotter needing a hand to…

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