We have a couple of bags of strong smelling lawn fertiliser to give away at the South Kilburn allotment that was left over from 10 years ago. If interested please email michael dot stuart6 at gmail.com or turn up Wednesday between 2.30 and 4.30
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Food group meeting
20th October 2011
Present: Marjory, Michael (part), Miko, Sanchia
While eating some very nice food….
Queens Park day apple pressing
Agreed we need more ‘talkers’ explaining what it’s about (and this applies to Transition events generally). Other suggestions are to have a map of local fruit trees; have a banner / sign / poster explaining harvesting; having more leaflets out…Continue
Thursday 30th of June
On Sunday when we checked the bees we found a minor engineering problem in our second hive. The first (swarm) hive has settled in well and nearly covered all the frames with a text book combination of food and brood. However, the second hive of reared black bees came on standard sized National foundation frames. This means that when we put them in our deep brood boxes there was some space underneath. Naturally the bees have gone ahead…Continue
Minutes of food group meeting on Wednesday, 11th May 2011
held at 8-10pm at 5 Ways meeting room
Present: Marjory (chair), Heather (minutes), Tom, Nadia, Miko, Ali, Maggie, Archie,
Elaine, Jen, Julienne, Elaine
Apologies: Michael, Ash, David, Paulette,…Continue
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Pick only the younger leaves at the tip of the plant until early June (later if you see more young leave coming through). Older leaves are not so tasty. Wash well and remove the tougher stems.
Stinging nettles are tasty and nutritious: 5.5% protein and 2.3% iron.
Ingredients: nettles, oil, nuts, lemon, garlic, salt
You can use Kent cobnuts, brazil nuts, pine nuts, ground almonds or walnuts. We…Continue
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MINUTES OF FOOD GROUP MEETING WEDNESDAY 5 APRIL
Attended: Nadia, Ali, Michael, George, Molly, Sanchia, Tom, Jen, Heather, Marjory
The group enjoyed a wonderful pot luck supper!
1. Food Growing Sites
William Dunbar/Saville House
Michael reported that the pop up Shop 24 at Peel Precinct had been in contact with local people who are interested in resurrecting the garden. Everyone was very pleased to meet Ali Awes who is…Continue
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Jennifer Rea has written up some brillaintly comprehensive minutes of March's Food Group meeting - attached. Quite a few action points to come back to at our next meeting on April 5th...
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Website just launched...
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Good to see NEF on Newsnight last night - making the case for prosperity without growth...
Starts at 34:10
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