Organic and recycled clothing company in Stourbridge: Follow The River

green-fish-brown-m-600x600Follow The River is a small eco-friendly clothing company based in Stourbridge. They use Organic and recycled materials. More

http://www.followtheriver.co.uk/shop/

About Follow The River

All of our suppliers comply with the Fair Wear Foundation (FWF) code of labour practices.

Our garments are manufactured in a climate neutral factory in India using renewable wind and solar technologies.

Screen printed by hand in the UK with water based inks that are free of PVCs, phthalates and CFCs. All inks are approved by the Soil Association.

http://www.followtheriver.co.uk/information/

Blackcurrant picking, Kinver – Thursday 13th August

blackcurrantsOur final blackcurrant picking at Vale Head Farm (Compton Road, Kinver, DY7 5NJ) is planned for this Thursday 13th August, arrive from 5pm this time.

Everyone is welcome to take home half of what we pick as a Thank You and the other half the farm keeps for juicing.

  • Bring containers!
  • Feel free to bring a picnic if it is your supper time!

Any queries feel free to call Margy on 01384 351414 or 07817 555204.

Happy picking!

Blackcurrant picking, Kinver – Thursday 6th August

blackcurrantsWe’ve planned another blackcurrant picking session this Thursday 6th August, from 6pm.

Picking has been very successful but there are still loads of lovely organic blackcurrants at Vale Head Farm (Compton Road, Kinver, DY7 5NJ) needing to be picked!

Everyone is welcome to take home half of what we pick as a Thank You and the other half the farm keeps for juicing.

  • Bring containers!
  • Feel free to bring a picnic if it is your supper time!

Any queries feel free to call me on 01384 351414 or 07817 555204.

Happy picking!

Margy Henderson

Blackcurrant picking, Kinver – Thursday 30th July

blackcurrantsWe’ve planned the next blackcurrant picking session this Thursday 30th July, from 6pm.

Picking has been very successful but there are still loads of lovely organic blackcurrants at Vale Head Farm (Compton Road, Kinver, DY7 5NJ) needing to be picked!

Everyone is welcome to take home half of what we pick as a Thank You and the other half the farm keeps for juicing.

  • Bring containers!
  • Feel free to bring a picnic if it is your supper time!

Any queries feel free to call me on 01384 351414 or 07817 555204.

Happy picking!

Margy Henderson

Community Gardens Volunteer Morning – Saturday 18th October

IMG_5392Come and see Jasmine Road Community Gardens, Dudley.

Date: Saturday 18th October
Time: 10.30am – 12.30pm
Where: 23 Jasmine Road, Dudley, DY2 7NL (map)

Help out with general gardening tasks or just come for a visit and share lunch.

  • Bring and Share Lunch
  • Plants available for sale

Jasmine Road Community Gardens are an Organic Garden growing food in the heart of the Dudley Borough. It is open to anyone and run gardening courses. They also provide work experience and employability training to people with learning disabilities, mental health issues and unemployed people.

Contact: t.stourbridge@googlemail.com if you have any questions

http://jasmineroadgardens.wordpress.com/ (website)

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jasmine-Road-Community-Gardens/635177236548668 (facebook)

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FILM: No Impact Man – Saturday 12th July

No Impact Man DocumentaryCan you save the Planet without driving your Family crazy?

Date: Saturday 12th July, 7.30pm

Where: Friends Meeting House, 37 Scotts Road, Stourbridge, DY8 1UR (map)

Synopsis

What does it really take to live eco-effectively? For one year, Colin Beavan lived without plastic and toxins, turned off his electricity, went organic, became a bicycle nut, and tried to save the planet from environmental catastrophe.

In this sensational and funny story, Beavan and his family found that no-impact living is worthwhile – and richer, fuller, and more satisfying into the bargain

  • All Welcome
  • Tea and Cake!
  • Entry by Donation

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Plant Sale at Community Garden, Dudley – Saturday 14th June

IMG_5392Plant Sale & Family Fun Day at Hillside Herbs Community Gardens – Dudley

Date: Saturday 14th June, 12 – 4pm
Where: Hillside Herbs Community Gardens, 23 Jasmine Road, Dudley, DY27NL (map).

Buy locally grown plants Vegetable, Bedding, Annuals, Perennials, Basket Plants, Herbs & Compost. Face Painting, Raffle, Kids Crafts, Pond Dipping, Family Cooking, Make a Bug Hotel

Community Food Growing in Dudley

Hillside Herbs is a Community Organic Garden growing food in the heart of the Dudley Borough. It is open to anyone and run growing courses. They provide work experience and employability training to people with learning disabilities, mental health issues and the long term unemployed. More…
Contact: 01384 816710 or 07966 700387

Blog: http://hillsideherbs.blogspot.co.uk/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hillside-Herbs/635177236548668

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