We were inspired to start guerrilla gardening by a “guru”, Pam Warhurst of Incredible Edible Todmorden who came to talk to us back in 2011 about growing more food locally. Since then, we’ve created sites at Vegmead in Hedgemead Park (which has its own Facebook page and Twitter account: @vegmead), at Park Street, Gravel Walk and […]
Author Archives: Virginia Williamson
Vegmead in Hedgemead is looking for your support
Do you buy The Chronicle? Could you/would you vote for Vegmead to get a Cash For Your Community award? Vegmead, our guerrilla gardening plot in Hedgemead Park, won international recognition when Iva’s time-lapse film of its development went ‘viral’ and it was quoted by Rob Hopkins as an example of a Transition initiative. The volunteers […]
Local Food Strategy out for consultation
Sophie Kirk from B&NES Sustainability Team has been developing a Local Food Strategy to address food sustainability, rural economy, health and nutrition and related issues. Virginia Williamson, convenor of TB’s food group, has been a member of the Steering Committee. The Local Food Strategy is now out for public consultation. Please look through it and […]
Foraging walks – on demand!
The foraging walks, which have taken place on alternate Saturdays and Sundays for the past few months, are now changing to ‘foraging on demand’. If you’d like to go foraging with Nat, please contact him on 07749984408 to arrange it – they’re free of charge! You can also follow Foraging Bath on Facebook.
Allotment theatre, 2nd Aug – the ‘slow food’ message
The Slow Food movement was started in Italy in the late 1980s and is now global, active in 150 countries. One of its current projects is the Ark of Taste. This year, Slow Food UK are sponsoring Mikron Theatre Company’s show Til the Cows Come Home because it has a slow food + taste message. Mikron Theatre […]
Heard of foraging but not sure what to look for?
You’ll probably feel confident picking blackberries and wild garlic, but what other edibles and medicinal plants can be found within a few minutes’ walk of the centre of Bath? Nat from TB’s food group will be leading regular, free, foraging walks on Saturdays, starting on 19th July at 1pm, from our community nuttery project in Smallcombe Vale. All […]