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Potato Day Update

By |2015-07-31T11:11:41+01:00March 5th, 2015|Categories: Food, Gardening, SDC|Tags: , , , , , |

Remember our Potato Day back in February? The event didn't just help raise much-needed funds for Transition Stroud and Down to Earth Stroud but the leftover seed potatoes were donated (and kindly delivered by Amanda Godber) to two of the Councils' Sheltered Housing Schemes for their residents to grow. Below: Berkeley scheme manager Rebecca Woodward with [...]

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By |2015-07-31T11:16:12+01:00March 3rd, 2015|Categories: Fruit Trees, Selsley|Tags: , , , |

It's finally March and we gardeners try to encourage ourselves that it's springtime now! Well, a quick reality check assured us today that it's not quite the case yet! However all the wind and even snow was pleasantly off-set by some lovely sunshine and a brightly blossoming plum tree at Selsley today! Selsley's layout has been [...]

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Fruit Tree Sale at the Farmers Market again!

By |2015-07-31T11:16:46+01:00February 24th, 2015|Categories: Fruit Trees|Tags: , , , , , |

Because many of you couldn't make it two weeks ago and because we have some trees left, we'll have a stall again this Saturday the 28th. We have mainly apples left in stock now but due to demand we'll order more trees within the next week. So if you are after something specific, get in touch [...]

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Fruit Tree Sale Success!

By |2015-02-17T21:15:52+00:00February 17th, 2015|Categories: Food|Tags: , , , , , |

On the 14th of February, you may have seen Down To Earth volunteers at the Farmer’s Market in Stroud, with an array of fruit trees and bushes for sale. This is a great time of year to be thinking about tree planting – and we are lucky enough that the ground isn’t frozen! We had a [...]

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Down to Earth Fruit Tree Sale

By |2015-07-31T11:10:56+01:00February 13th, 2015|Categories: Fruit Trees|Tags: , , , |

Kick off the growing season and plant a fruit tree! We'll have a stall at the Farmers Market this year for our annual Fruit Tree Sale where a wide range of fruit trees and shrubs will be available. Come and browse a number of apple varieties, cherries, plums, pears, quinces and gages as well as black [...]

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Potato Day Success!

By |2015-07-31T11:18:08+01:00February 9th, 2015|Categories: Fruit and veg, Gardening|Tags: , , |

Our Potato Day went down another success this year thanks to our volunteers, helpers and of course our customers! We had another great selection of mouth-watering varieties, Charlotte, Pink Fir Apple and Sarpo Mira being the most popular this year, selling out even before Norah's delicious potato cakes went! Here's a short video of the day [...]

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Happy New Year from Down to Earth!

By |2015-07-31T11:20:49+01:00January 3rd, 2015|Categories: Food, Fruit Trees, Gardening|Tags: , , |

It might be all quiet in the garden but we are busy preparing for our upcoming events in February! We'll be holding our annual Stroud Potato Day on the 7th February at the Merrywalks Shopping Centre. For details check our blog dedicated to the event:  http://stroudpotatoday.blogspot.co.uk/ and for even more info:  https://downtoearthstroud.wordpress.com/2014/02/20/stroud-potato-day-2014/ Pop by to get [...]

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More Orchard’s for the South West

By |2019-02-04T09:26:22+00:00November 11th, 2014|Categories: Fruit and veg, Fruit Exchange, Fruit Trees|Tags: , , , , |

As you all likely know we at Down to Earth love the fruit, especially the local fruit! So much so that it is our mission to do all we can to increase access to local fruit (and nuts), while doing that also fulfilling another mission of ours - reducing local food waste and increasing local food [...]

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End of Summer Update 2014

By |2015-07-31T11:24:43+01:00September 18th, 2014|Categories: Fruit and veg, Selsley|Tags: , , , , |

Hi folks It's been a while since we did a blog post, thought it might be about time we got back on it. We've been very busy over summer as one might expect. Lots of developments, a few events and of course as ever plenty of digging, planting and weeding up at Selsey. Thank you Tim [...]

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