NOTICE regarding POTATO and SEED DAYS

Please note that the information about our annual Stroud Potato and Seed Days has had to be modified due to 3rd Lockdown

We will Not be doing a pre ordering service

We are delighted to still run our

Stroud POTATO DAY on SAT Feb 6th 2021 at Stroud Farmer’s Market

As planned with volunteers on the day, following all safety rules

8.30am to 2pm

ONLY if the Market is closed due to Covid or bad weather,

we have the option of

SUNDAY Feb 7th 2021 at TRINITY ROOMS

From 11am to 2pm

For our Potato Day indoors with usual volunteers and C-19 rules

There will be NO pre-ordered potatoes

Please look out for information online for the list of varieties we will have available.

This is dependent on our supplier, Dundry Nurseries

Please check online for up to date info if weather turns bad or Lockdown forces more closures

STROUD COMMUNITY SEED BANK

Will be distributing our locally saved seeds from the following places in order to comply with C-19 rules:

LOOSE SHOP: in Lansdown Road, Stroud

The LONG TABLE: in Brimscombe

TRINITY ROOMS, FREEZER of LOVE: opposite Stroud Hospital, Stroud

HORSLEY COMMUNITY SHOP: Horsley

CHALFORD COMMUNITY SHOP: Chalford

PAGANHILL COMMUNITY CAFÉ: Paganhill, Maypole Hall

Please continue to support our Spud and Seed ventures which help encourage home-grown food and raises funds for local organisations:

Down to Earth: www.downtoearthstroud.co.uk

Stroud Community Seed Bank: www.facebook.com/stroudcommunityseedbank and seedbank@downtoearthstroud.co.uk

Transition Stroud: www.transitionstroud.org and www.facebook.com/transitionstroud

Information will be available from mid Feb

a BIG thank you!

Down to Earth Stroud support people in growing and harvesting their own fruit and vegetables. Our aim is to increase access to, and availability of fresh, nutritious and healthy food and encourage reconnection with the land.
We provide a range of services including gardening and we run several community projects across Gloucestershire.

What’s Happening?

Gardening Gloucestershire

Gardening Services

We provide private gardening services and subsidised schemes across Gloucestershire. We are always looking for capable gardeners to join us, preferably with experience in using petrol tools. If you are interested, get in touch!

Fruit Exchange

The Fruit Exchange

We’re back in our fifth(!) year using up surplus produce and coordinating exchanges across Gloucestershire. Find out more about the project and where to take your surplus here…

Seed Bank

Stroud Seed Bank

Seed bank seed is available now! Back for its third year the successful Stroud Community Seed Bank is looking for volunteer seed savers. For our first ever catalogue and a lot more info, click here

Vale Allotments

Vale Hospital Allotments

Our allotments, orchard and ground improvements are coming along nicely! We’re installing our second round of raised bed allotments in 2018. Find out more here…

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