Foraging and the Future of Food – Saturday 27th February

foragingAn Evening with Owen Raybould – Nutrition researcher and Forager – on ‘Foraging and the Future of Food’.

Date: Saturday 27th February
Time: 7.30pm
Where: Friends Meeting House, 37 Scotts Road, Stourbridge, DY8 1UR (map)

Exploring different ways of bringing nature and wild ecology back into our food production. Including a short documentary and time for Q & A.

Owen’s talk will cover Permaculture, Re-forestation, Organics, Wildflower seeding, Herd and forest grazing, the importance of fungi in soil, and direct human involvement, such as Community Supported Agriculture.

  • Refreshments available
  • Entry by donation
  • All Welcome!
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Hedge Planting at Vale Head Farm, Kinver – Saturday 25th February

hedge planting example
hedge planting

Come to Vale Head Farm for a morning of hedge planting. All Welcome – Bring the whole family – no experience needed.

Date: Sat 25th Feb
Time: 10am – 12.30pm
Location:  Vale Head Farm,  Compton Road,  Kinver,  DY7 5NJ
Sustenance: Tea / juice / biscuits

Please bring:

  • Suitable clothing for weather
  • A spade if you have one
  • Something to share for lunch (Bring-and-share)

Call: 01384 351414 (Margy) for liftshares
Email:  t.stourbridge@googlemail.com

Photos from Vale Head Farm

Growing food locally film

This great 20min film looks at the need to grow more food locally and some of the different ways that can happen in a community.

These include, Garden Sharing, Allotments, Community Supported Agriculture farms, and more.

Source:
http://transitionforestrow.org/video/growing-food-locally