The harvest is in full swing on the plot which means it’s also a busy time in the kitchen. If you are jamming, bottling, pickling and baking over the next few weeks please spare a thought for bringing a sample or two of your harvest to the Celebration of Glasgow Allotments on Saturday 28thSeptember (details … Continue reading Jamming, Bottling, Pickling and Baking, Sept 5th : Roots to Market – future of food growing in Glasgow and the business agenda.
Just a quick note to say the list of Allotments Open Days has been updated on the Events Page - there's a new entry from Berridale Allotments who are holding their Annual Show on September 7th. In addition Alister Smith from Croftburn has sent us a reading list that their committee gives out to new plotholders (also … Continue reading Open days and a reading list
The ADAs presentations on Friday August 16thmade for a very enjoyable event. The presentations stimulated lively discussions about the various proposals which were both informative and encouraging. This event really encourages an exchange of ideas and experiences about the way ahead for sites across Glasgow. It is exciting to hear about how various sites are … Continue reading The ADAs Awards, Peas and Beans, and a poster to advertise the Celebration of Allotments
The courgette glut on our plot continues!! Meeting with Glasgow City Council's Landscape Design and Development Manager GAF requested a meeting with Stevie Scott to discuss on-going concerns about the governance of local authority allotment sites. We were offered a meeting with Rachel Smith who is the Council's Landscape Design and Development Manager. Our concerns … Continue reading Meeting with GCC, Draft Minutes and Sandy’s Report
With the harvest in full swing, and friends and neighbours already beginning to look dubious when you chap the door with yet more courgettes on offer, now’s a good time to think about what preserves and baking you might be able to contribute to our Celebration of Allotments at St.Margaret's Episcopal Church on September 28th … Continue reading Harvest, Producing Food in Glasgow and Responding to the Consultation on Social Prescribing