Notes from Gwyrddio Penarth Greening’s General Meeting – updates on the orchard project, the community garden, the Food Festival, and a presentation on ‘Solar Power for Home and Community’.
Why waste free food? Every year our streets & gardens are full of unharvested fruit. Perhaps the trees are too big, the people too busy, the supermarket too easy… Why not harvest and share this unwanted fruit ?
Present: 22 people attended Apologies: Catherine Wenger, Russell Jones, Tom Bennett, Jess Day, Mary Davies, Angela Davison, Maureen Kelly Owen, Jane Lorimer, Susannah McWilliam Welcome: Tricia extended a warm welcome to everyone and in particular to Cliff Parfitt, a former resident, who was visiting Penarth from Australia. Update: Tricia reported that this had been aContinue reading “Notes from the General Meeting 8th Nov 2010”
Update from each of the project groups Loyalty Card Community Orchard Food Group Community Garden Fabric Bags Plot share Sustainable Transport Info and discussion of current topics, including possible recycling event, Christmas Trees , solar panels and opportunities for volunteers. All welcome – hope to see you there.
GPG are now members of the Federation of city Farms and Community Gardens (FCFCG). As members we get reduced rates on courses. The next one that may be of interest is the community orchard training day (mix of planting theory and pruning practice and is ideal for both orchard novices and those with more experience.)