What's COP26? Officially a general term meaning 'Conference of the Parties', the most well-known COP is the annual conference officially known as the United Nations Climate Change Conference. The 25th annual COP - COP25 - was recently held in Madrid (although it was originally planned for Chile, before civil unrest took hold and it was … Continue reading Get your allotments involved! UN climate summit – COP26
On 12 November 2019, Richard, Christine and Scott from the GAF Executive Committee went along to a Scottish meeting of the recently formed COP26 coalition to talk about how we can get involved in Glasgow-based activities. (If you're new to the idea of the COP, this description should bring you up to speed...) Over the … Continue reading COP26 coalition meeting Nov 2019 – a report and a call to arms
11am - 3pm, Reidvale Neighborhood Centre, Dennistoun, G31 1QW Grab yourself some seed potatoes, learn a new technique, and even get the kids' faces painted... Potatoes, sets and seeds for sale Potato Day is our annual event to kick-start the growing season. We'll have over 40 varieties of seed potato, the majority of which are Scottish … Continue reading Volunteer or donate towards Potato Day: Sun 23 Feb 2020
I'm Scott Ramsay, the newest member of the GAF executive committee and the person who'll be updating the website from now on. If there's anything you'd like to see that isn't already here somewhere, or if you've got suggetions on how we could develop our communication with plotholders, we're all ears! Get in touch with … Continue reading Hello 👋
I am delighted to tell you that someone new is taking over our website. Scott Ramsay from Sir John Maxwell has volunteered to run the site from now on. Hurray! I was always a reluctant blogger - although I was quite pleased with myself when I learned how to do the basics AND surprised at … Continue reading A Handover, the Annual Reports and the draft AGM minutes for 2019
Apologies for the absence of posts over the last few weeks and herewith a quick catch-up: The Celebration this year went off well – everyone who came seemed to enjoy themselves. It was a pleasure giving out the various awards. People enjoyed listening to Plotholders’ Question time, especially accompanied by sitting down to tea and … Continue reading Apologies for Absence, November AGM and Veg of the Month.
For those of you attending Saturday's workshop on Governance the main thing for the meeting is to be familiar with your own constitution, rules and regulations etc. and what your plotholders and committee experience/feel about issues of maintenance, communication, conflict resolution and support with regard to both the committee’s functioning and the relationship with Glasgow … Continue reading Saturday’s Workshop on Governance Update