Gone to Seed, Tarland support our primary visits

A number of our plotters visited the very successful Seed Swap Day organised by the Gone to Seed Project in Tarland this last week.  If you missed out this year, you might want to look out for future events. I visited Lizzy Shepherd from Gone to Seed after the event and I…

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Enhancing Food Security Research

Karolina Gombert, a research assistant with the, “Enhancing Food Security” Project has been on-site interviewing plotters this week. The project is funded by Scottish Government and run by the Rowett Institute, University of Aberdeen and The James Hutton Institute.     The project is investigating: perspectives on the values, motivations…

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Invasive Pathogens

This may be of interest.

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Parsnip Seed Offer

I hope all our plotters have been enjoying the festive season.  Here’s wishing you a very happy and successful growing season in 2017. David Penman – plot 55 has saved a large quantity of his own parsnip seed and is happy to share it with other plotters. The variety is…

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Recycling Plant Pots and Seed Trays

Some recent news from Pat at the Council: Please find information detailed below via Adrian Atkinson, Representative, Holburn Street, to share with the plotters at your sites. You may be aware that the Council has started to roll-out mixed recycling facilities and this includes some things that couldn’t previously be…

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TAMS Dividend for 2016

The TAMS – The Allotment Market Stall Project team have been in touch to tell us that we contributed more than ever to their collections and sales this season and so earned a gross dividend of £381.62 which means our GFAA funds benefit to the tune of £286.21 net after…

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