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CropShare Social 26th January, plus birds, seeds and cake!

Hey CropSharers, Happy New Year to all of you – we hope you’ve all had a lovely festive period!   ​ Apparently CropShare’s love of Kale means that we are soo last year (Kelp is said to be the superfood for 2015 – shame the sea is so far away) although our fermented food workshop makes us very hip indeed. What more could a New Year Resolution list want than healthy vegetables and happy times? Pseudo science says we...
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Harvest Party Sat 30th Aug!

9.30am-12pm Farm day taster session- help out on the farm From 2.30pm Activities- Farm tour, games, natural crafts, circus skills 5pm onwards BBQ fired up and Ceilidh with Jumping Beans Late campfire, live music and overnight camping Homebrew, soft drinks, bread, and fresh farm salads provided. Bring something to put on the BBQ and a bottle. Great for newcomers and old CropShare hands! Event free, but donations very welcome to fund our compost toilet building project (CrapShare!) For more info,...
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Onions N Taters

Fee having a blast plantin’ taters We were greeted with Farmer Paul’s cheery instructions today – have a gander at them here, watch out for his Fenland humour!! Onion planting instructions from Farmer Paul We sang Farmer Paul happy birthday too to embarass him. Happy Bday Paul!  Happy Bday Farmer Paul! So we got stuck in planting onion sets throught black biodegrable maizestarch plastic…  Posing and planting onion sets Team planting of onion sets Here’s what Satowa thought of her day at...
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CropShare – loved by the Community!

On Saturday 15th March we spent another beautiful day at Willow Farm for our fourth CropShare farm day of the season. This was the first one since our CropShare information evening at CB1, so there were lots of new faces on the farm! 🙂 Thanks to Heike for giving us an account of her first day at CropShare… Heike (in the red jacket) and the volunteers listen to what Farmer Paul has planned for today’s farm...
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All in it Together: Community Supported Agriculture and Cambridge CropShare

Guest post by Caitlin McCormack   I spend some of my Saturdays helping out on a local farm. A group of us go and lend a hand with the sowing, planting, harvesting or weeding that needs doing that particular week. In return, we take home seasonal veg, as well as joining in on a big, shared lunch where everyone brings a dish and sits around drinking tea and chatting. The fresh air and exercise and chance...
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Come find out about CropShare 2014!

  Why are these two looking really pleased with themselves? Well they’re looking forward to spending fun times on the farm again this year! Thursday  6th March: CropShare at the Cafe CB1 Cafe, 32 Mill Road, CB1 2AD 19:30-21:00 add to your google calendar Come and hear about the new season of CropShare – Transition Cambridge’s very own Community Supported Agriculture project in partnership with local farm Waterland Organics. Newcomers and CropShare old hands both very welcome, come and share...
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