Tag: growing food

  • The Sage Gardener

    The Sage Gardener

    The Sage Gardener CIC is about every aspect of wellness – positive mental health, eating good food, exercise and friendship. On a peaceful site at the edge of the tiny village of Eagle Hall near Lincoln, small groups of people visit – to volunteer in the ancient woods and kitchen garden, to partake in outdoor […]

  • Old Wood Organic: good food growing in Skellingthorpe

    Old Wood Organic: good food growing in Skellingthorpe

    The story of Old Wood Organic is a covid lockdown story of extraordinary transformation. A bracken-filled clearing in a small area of woodland has made way for a productive, organic garden, and is already beginning to supply restaurants and individuals in Lincoln with just-picked organic salad and veg, delivered by bicycle. I think that counts […]

  • Welcome to my wildlife friendly Lincoln allotment

    Welcome to my wildlife friendly Lincoln allotment

    How Jo transformed her Burton Ridge allotment into a beautiful and productive garden – in two months. When Jo was allocated an allotment on Burton Ridge two months ago, it looked like this: Her hope was to create a wildlife friendly space to support her organic food growing. She had previously had an allotment in […]

  • Welcome to my Lincoln allotment

    Welcome to my Lincoln allotment

    “Whatever you do, just stick something in the ground!”  This is advice to everyone from my friend and gardening inspiration, Hillary, who gave me a tour of her Lincoln allotment last week. “Don’t worry about making mistakes,” she told me, “that’s what we all do with gardening!”  Think about getting an allotment The abundance of […]

  • Self-sufficient Lincoln?

    Self-sufficient Lincoln?

    Here at the Lincoln Food Partnership we have been examining the potential for food growing in the City’s open spaces. Whilst it is not possible to identify private land, a number of other spaces can be estimated. For example, there are 22.5 hectares of allotments (many already growing food). The seven largest areas of open […]