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Latest Activity: Feb 16, 2012

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Tell us all what you want or what you have to offer. eg. Lemons, seedlings etc. To respond to someones listing contact them directly via their page.

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Weekly Gatherings at Deighton Workers Mens Club 7pm every Tuesday.
Contact Karen for more details. Come along. It's a fun way to learn about growing food.

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Community Growing Project 4 Replies

Started by Graham Mitchell. Last reply by Karen Pickles Oct 14, 2009.

Ooooby-versity Agenda 3 Replies

Started by Karen Pickles. Last reply by Karen Pickles Sep 23, 2009.

Christma Ooooby-Doooo

Started by Karen Pickles Sep 16, 2009.

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Comment by Marie-Claire Kidd on February 9, 2010 at 3:49am
ps, if anyone needs directions please call me on 07886 633328
Comment by Marie-Claire Kidd on February 9, 2010 at 3:48am
Hi All,
An invitation! We're looking for a final push to get the last vulnerable trees in at
the MASTT (Marsden and Slaithwaite Tranisiton Towns) community orchard in
Rocher, Slaithwaite, this Saturday, February 13 between 9.30am and 3pm.
It's an opportunity for networking, learning, fresh air and exercise.
The final 18 fruit trees will be planted. Lots of hard work has been done to create a station for each tree.
Trees are to be delivered on Friday, so can you give your help and some
Valentines TLC to give them a good start in life?
Please wear warm clothes,waterproofs, strong footwear and bring
something to drink + a spade if possible.
See you there
mcx
Comment by Charlie Brook on February 3, 2010 at 4:39am
Sorry for the late notice, but I'm not going to make it tonight. I'll be there next week though.
Comment by John Preston on January 24, 2010 at 6:09am
Are you back to weekly? Cannot do 26th as my partner is away and the two children need to be put to bed. Will the next one be 2nd February? can do 9th. Can tell you where our mentoring project has got to.
Comment by Marie-Claire Kidd on January 21, 2010 at 2:48am
Hi all,
Wishing you luck in getting the plot productive this year.
Just wanted to let you know, I'm part of the MASTT growing group, which the Huddders oooby group may wish to join, especially when it has produce to sell to the Green Valley Grocer.
There is a relevant film and and opportunity to meet the group on Monday Jan 25th at 7 in Marsden, for more detaials see the MASTT website at:
www.mastt.org.uk/node/439
And here is some more info about the film and another upcoming event, cut and pasted from a MASTT email:
* We have high hopes for our events and projects in 2010, the year will be kick
started with 'A Farm for the Future', an inspiring documentary from Rebecca
Hoskings, screening at Marsden Mechanics Hall on Monday 25th January. This
documentary focuses on how existing methods of farming cannot be carried forward
in to the future due to the methods relying heavily on oil. This is event is
FREE and will start at 7pm sharp, after the screening we will move to The New
Inn to discuss the documentary over a couple of drinks.

* The second event of 2010 will be 'Seedy Sunday', a seed swap for existing
growers but a fantastic opportunity for those interested in starting to grow
their own to come along and find out where to start. Experienced growers will be
on hand to offer advice over a cup of tea. Bring your seeds to swap, take what
you need and have a great time. Sunday 28th February 2010, further details to
follow.
If you need more on any of this please get in touch with me or contact MASTT through the website.
luv,
mcx
Comment by Jake McMahon on January 20, 2010 at 12:23pm
Good stuff Pete,planning to get onions and leeks started off on warm windowsills this week.Back on the land at the weekend to do some work,hopefully weather will be kind.
All the best mate
Jake
Comment by Pete Russell on January 20, 2010 at 10:36am
Ahh. The snow has melted and the oooobsters are coming out of hibernation. Have a great meeting guys. Wish I could be there with you all. I hope to back in the UK around July.
Comment by Jake McMahon on January 20, 2010 at 10:16am
Next meeting in Deighton WMC on the 26th January,hoping for a good attendance.

Cheers Jake
Comment by John Preston on January 19, 2010 at 7:13am
Hi folks. I was at the first meeting at the Media Centre, can't make tomorrow easily, when is the next one. I'm assuming these are the regular meets at Deighton club?

John
Comment by Jake McMahon on January 19, 2010 at 7:02am
Yes Charlie see you tomorrow night.
 

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