Tuesday, September 3, 2013

August Churches Together workday

Churches Together, an ecumenical group drawn from a variety of religious institutions in town, asked a while ago whether they could come and spend a day working at the farm.  We decided that they could start work on a bee/butterfly garden, with space also for medicinal herbs and natural dyes, which we’ve been meaning to …

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July Guerrilla gardening

With the help of the Mental Health Forum, huge numbers of courgettes, pumpkins and squashes were planted (rule – plant two and hope one dies).  So when talk of guerrilla gardening was started, we had the ideal candidates for planting around town.  Unfortunately there were weeks of hot dry weather, so the plants continued to …

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Friday, August 16, 2013

July 21st – Community Choir concert

Viva, Dorchester Community Choir, directed by Kathie Prince, came to the farm to sing a concert – well, why not?  The music performed included a traditional Czech sheep calling song (deemed appropriate for a farm setting), a Scottish song sung while pounding tweed and an interactive African song.  Long rattly seed pods collected from Gambian …

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