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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

We were greeted with Farmer Paul’s cheery instructions today – have a gander at them here, watch out for his Fenland humour!! We sang Farmer Paul happy birthday too to embarass him. Happy Bday Paul! So we got stuck in planting onion sets throught black biodegrable maizestarch plastic… Here’s what Satowa thought of her day at the farm- thanks for letting us know Satowa! “Everything I did was the first time for me, so I learned a lot....
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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… What jobs did you do? Putting leek seeds into tiny pots. What did you do or learn that was...
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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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