June 2012


In half term 15 students from City College came along for a pick and cook day. A tour of the gardens and what was growing, they then got to pick broad beans and salad and go and look at our bees. They then set to work rolling out dough with Anna from Harvest adding toppings for the pizzas fired in our outdoor clay oven. City College Lecturer Grace Rapa told us “I feel I need to say thank you again… Read More »CITY COLLEGE PICK AND COOK

People have really been getting stuck into building the new ‘shed’ which has involved amongst other hightlights pickaxing out tonnes of chalk and moving massive chestnut poles up the hill


It might have only been a dozen mixed radishes but it was the first food ever grown at the Brighton Aldridge Community Academy Thanks to funding from the Big Lottery funded Harvest project, we have been working since February on transforming an area at the back of the school with pupils from the Swan Centre. During our weekly sessions we have been building raised vegetable beds with the pupils, planting potatoes and a small herb garden. We have visited Stammer… Read More »FIRST CROP AT BACA