Way back at the beginning of the first lockdown, Andy made us a bread shed so we could continue to offer food. Over the months it’s taken a bit of a battering, so when we were given some funding by AkzoNobel, our first thought was to make our bread shed more robust, and more hygienic.… Continue reading Weald’s wonderful bread shed revisited
Our work day went a long way to getting the Memorial Garden ready for the Winter sale, but there’s still more work to be done, so watch this space for information on our next work day! In the meantime, remember to bring your cash so you can pick up some amazing craft bargains, such as… Continue reading Winter sale – 5 December
Our next ‘Soup Sunday’ will be on 5 December, but it won’t be soup we’re serving! Instead we’re offering an Apple Wassail, with hot spiced local apple juice, Christmas biscuits and a gluten-free gingerbread decorating station. We’re also hosting a wonderful Winter Sale with three local craftspeople offering hand-made gifts, a stall hosted by BHOGG… Continue reading Diary date – 5 December
At least as far as the community fridge is concerned – as today our shelves are stocked with amazing fresh fruit and veg from the Weald allotments. Tomorrow’s delivery recipients will be thrilled!
Recently we heard from another person who’s shielding and who receives a bag of food via a Weald allotment-holder: “Thanks a heap for goodies. All will go into nice recipes. The bag of vegetables made a hearty soup, enough for 3 days. Lasagne – Half yesterday, other half today. Delicious. Lucky me. I have plans… Continue reading Weald Community Fridge – another thank you
Welcome to all the new volunteers this month! Jo and Theo have joined us as Foragers, collecting food from the supermarkets on Wednesday evening, Jedda is one of our Sunday driving team and Rosamund has come on board as a Thursday Fridge Hero. Weald also welcomes your amazing food donations! The people who collect food… Continue reading Weald welcomes …
We are sad to tell you that Brian Jones, died on Sunday 10 January, after contracting Coronavirus. Brian was an allotment committee member who worked tirelessly and quietly behind the scenes, especially during the last difficult year, to help keep Weald afloat. You might not have known him, but he was one of the people… Continue reading Brian Jones, RIP
It’s a good time to look back on our successes. We’ve had an amazing partnership with Tesco, Coop and Waitrose, who’ve supplied us with surplus food throughout the year. In addition, we were a Waitrose local charity in December, and were given a cheque for £330 to help fund our work in future. Since March… Continue reading Weald community fridge – 2020
With rainbows over the Weald, our volunteers are having a break and the shop WON’T be open on 26 or 27 December. But our Community Fridge is open on 24 and 31 December, and we’re still delivering food every Sunday throughout the holidays. And if you want to support our work and the work of… Continue reading A quick reminder …
There are about forty of these paving slabs available to an allotment holder who wants to collect them. The person who’s getting rid of them is on Nevill Avenue, close to the Nevill allotment gate. If you’re interested please email email@example.com and we’ll put you in touch!