Growing and campaigning for local food.
Here's our May 2009 bulletin: our first
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MADE IN TOD / OPEN DAYS -
We're opening ourselves up to the
people of Tod as part of the Made in Tod extravaganza: May 8th and
9th. Open gardens, stalls, fun and frolics. See
the map and details on the website.
Events in coming months
INCREDIBLE EDIBLE PENNINE HOUSING ROADSHOW - Our first date with
social housing landlord Pennine Housing 2000 is at Ashenhurst on Sunday
May 17th, 12 noon to 3 pm. Read about
their Incredible Edible initiative here.
- Swap seeds and plants on May 17th at the Unitarian church, 2 pm. The
meeting is on May 20th, 7:30 at the Golden Lion.
TOD SHOW TIME - Yes
we'll be there on 20 June. Contact Marianne Sutcliffe if you're interested or can
WAITING FOR A LOTTERY WIN - Will our bid for a Food Hub
incorporating a fish farm at Tod High School
be successful? We're still waiting to hear. If only it were on a
scratch card. Meanwhile Nick has a mini aquaponics unit running, see
it on an Open Day.
Our Every Egg Counts campaign continued with a
Spring Festival at the Unitarian Church. Here's our
own eggstraordinary photo gallery. And here's how
the Tod News reported on us.
HEALTH CENTRE JOINS GROWING BODIES - The new Health Centre have
changed their planning consent. It's out with the prickly stuff. In
with Incredibly Edible fruit trees - and an apothecary's garden! This
has to be a healthy development.
ODD TOD BODS SEEK
PRIZES - Our
Breakthrough idea for spreading the word about local food is awaiting a
verdict from the Sustainable
Development Commission. And we're on the shortlist for the
Community section of the Yorkshire
Post Environment awards, to be presented May 7th. Results next
Have a look
at the News
section where you can see clips of Incredible Ediblers featuring on
BBC Look North...or how the Bioneers are the latest webbies to report
on us...while over on the blogs
you can learn how to read an egg, what's growing across Tod from the
polytunnel at Tod High School to the grassy knoll at Tod
Station...Meanwhile we're in the middle of turning what used to be
'Projects' into What we do,
it's a bit more informative each day and we'll sort out the muddle soon