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Fruit Tree Sale at Stroud Farmers Market 21st January 2017

By |2017-01-17T18:16:36+00:00January 10th, 2017|Categories: Fruit Trees, Gardening, Grow your own, Stroud|Tags: , , |

We will have a stall on the 21st of January 2017 at Stroud Farmers market! The fruit tree sale will include a variety of fruit trees and soft fruit shrubs available including some more out-of-the ordinary fruit like medlar, mulberry, various nuts, tayberry, loganberry and many more! We'll also be taking orders on the day for another delivery [...]

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Fruit Tree Sale at the Farmers’ Market Saturday 16th January

By |2018-06-12T15:49:02+01:00January 14th, 2016|Categories: Fruit Trees, Gardening|

We are coming to the Farmers' Market this Saturday the 16th with a whole range of fruit trees and shrubs available. With the ususal apple, pear, quince, cherry, nectarines, plum, damson, gage, peach, apricot, and the unusual ones, such as medlar and mulberry this year. Plus loganberry, jostaberry, blueberry, raspberry, tayberry, blackcurrant, redcurrant and whitecurrant bushes [...]

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Fruit Tree Sale

By |2019-02-04T09:25:22+00:00September 27th, 2015|Categories: Fruit Trees|

We have started taking orders for this season's fruit trees. As we have a wide variety of fruit trees and shrubs available, this year we are taking orders based on your choice. For varieties and rootstock, check the catalogue of our supplier, Frank P Matthews . All trees and shrubs are bare rooted and subject to [...]

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Selsley Summer

By |2018-06-12T16:49:23+01:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: Gardening, Selsley|Tags: , , , , , |

We've been neglecting Selsley on this blog for a long time, but certainly not in the field! There's a lot been going on this summer thanks to our committed regular volunteers: Finally, we installed guttering onto the polytunnel so the rainwater in our container gets refreshed regularly now.  The frogs really appreciate it too! Our new [...]

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Fruit Exchange Update

By |2016-12-21T23:03:26+00:00July 10th, 2015|Categories: Fruit Exchange|Tags: , , , , |

Our Fruit Exchange is about to take off! From our experience of running a fruit project for three years, we know that there is a lot of surplus or unwanted fruit in gardens that could be used to encourage and support food outlets to use locally grown produce. As well as reducing food miles, we believe [...]

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Part-time job opportunity (July-August)

By |2016-02-17T17:28:06+00:00June 8th, 2015|Categories: Food, Fruit Trees, Jobs and Positions|

Down to Earth are looking for someone to help us set up a new project from July, called The Fruit Exchange. From our experience of running a fruit project for three years, we know that there's a lot of surplus or unwanted fruit in gardens that could be used to encourage/support local food outlets to use [...]

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Jenner Court Raised Beds have started cropping!

By |2016-02-17T17:28:47+00:00June 4th, 2015|Categories: Food, SDC|

We've just received an update from Becky, Jenner Court Housing Estate site officer in Berkeley: "The residents are in full swing of making use of these raised beds and are currently enjoying their first lot of crops! They are starting to enjoy their first harvest of broad beans, peas, radishes and most importantly they have had [...]

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New Website and Selsley Update

By |2015-05-17T10:43:18+01:00May 17th, 2015|Categories: Selsley, Website|Tags: , , |

Welcome to our new website and blog! It's been running for a little while now so we would appreciate any feedback on how you like it, and if you've come across any problems, glitches using it. The last two months have been a very busy time for us. Aside from the increasing amount of gardening and [...]

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New Website!

By |2015-07-31T11:13:17+01:00April 22nd, 2015|Categories: Website|Tags: , |

Down to Earth is about to launch its new website. In the course of the coming week, our old website will go off-line to be replaced by a shiny new wordpress site. It's been long overdue and we are very excited to see it out there! There will be a couple of days of transition period [...]

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Tomato plants for our Vegetable plants sale April 25th

By |2015-07-31T11:13:55+01:00March 23rd, 2015|Categories: Food|Tags: , , , , , , , |

At Down to Earth, we try to promote seed saving and seed sovereignty as one method of developing our food security for the future. This year we have an even greater list of food plants available, many of which are from seeds we've saved ourselves. Over the next couple of years we hope to set up [...]

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