Saving the planet one mouthful at a time

Green Drinks

green drinks oct 2011

Come and meet other food growers and people interested in environmental issues at green drinks, the first Wednesday in every month at The Hope public house, 48 west Street, Carshalton, SM5 2PR.

People usually tend to arrive at about 7.30pm and and to sit around the table on the right as you enter the front door.

Buses 127, 157 and S3 go nearby and Carshalton rail station is very close.

Bug Hunting in May Half Term

Bug Hunting

Do you know which insects are good for your garden and which ones don’t you want? Join us on Carshalton Community Allotment for our annual bug hunt and see how many friends and foes you can find. Help us plant out seedlings and make slug traps to protect them – and find out how to defend your plants from Garden Invaders!

Tuesday 31st May

10.30am – 12 noon

at Carshalton Community Allotment

Advanced booking is essential

This session is £4 per child and suitable for children of primary school age.

Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult throughout the session.

Please note that places are limited so we can only accept people who have booked in advance.

If you have booked, and then can’t come, please let us know so we can offer your place to somebody else.

To book:
beanstalk@ecolocal.org.uk
020 8404 1522

These sessions are funded by Sutton Council

 

Come Seed Swapping

seed swapping

Not sure what to do with all those left over seeds? Why not come seed swapping! The Local Food Network, in association with Surrey Organic Gardening Group, is holding the Third Annual Seed Swap on Friday 1st March at 7.30 pm at Milton Hall, Cooper Cresent, Carshalton, Surrey. Please bring along all your spare seeds [...]

Green Tea

It’s official, Green Tea has arrived in Sutton and will be held on the third Thursday of every month at the Salvation Army in Sutton from 9.30am to 11.30am. Green Tea is another opportunity for food growers and other people interested in environmental issues to get together, swap ideas, tips, seeds, seedlings and surplus produce. [...]

Calling all toddlers

children at the carshalton community allotment

The Carshalton Community Allotment will be open right through the winter so bring your little ones along – we’ve even got some small tools and gloves for them to use too! The entrance to the allotment is between 33 and 35 Colston Avenue in Carshalton, SM5 2PW. Were open every Friday and Sunday from 10.30am [...]

News from Capital Growth

If you have a growing project or are planning to start one, this is a reminder that Capital Growth is offering a free Rocket Garden’s Autumn/Winter growing pack to anyone who joins by the end of August http://www.rocketgardens.co.uk/showdetails.asp?id=392. This will provide you with all the plants you need to grow delicious food in the shorter [...]