The gang’s all here

Today’s volunteer session was hard work in the heat, but great fun.  Thanks to Gill for coming by to lend her support and apologies to Anne for missing her photograph – she was moving too fast to get her in frame!

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Celebrating with the Birthday Boy

Gordon, our longest-serving volunteer, managed to let it slip that today was his birthday, so we managed to arrange a wee celebration lunch for him. A couple of questions: How come after a morning gardening, Gordon manages to look like a visiting dignitary? Is he lying about his age?  He…

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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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