Grow-Our-Own: The Story of a Community Gardening Scheme in Norwich
The neglected allotment
The start of GO 2  pilot Before After
Working together <ul><li>Constructing a greenhouse </li></ul><ul><li>Making paths </li></ul>
Sharing resources <ul><li>Tool-shed </li></ul><ul><li>Plant nursery </li></ul>
Making information accessible Plot Season Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 1 Summer Potatoes, Tomatoes Peas and Beans Cabbages ...
Not just growing fruit and vegetables
The story so far: People & Plots  <ul><li>114 adults, including some with mobility difficulties </li></ul><ul><li>One grou...
The story so far: Facilities Information Centre Composting Toilet Picnic Area Wheelchair Accessible Raised Beds
Sustainable Living Initiative Promoting a sustainable way of life through collective practical action <ul><li>We offer : <...
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  • Personal experience The state of allotments
  • The start of GO2 pilot The small manageable plot
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    1. 1. Grow-Our-Own: The Story of a Community Gardening Scheme in Norwich
    2. 2. The neglected allotment
    3. 3. The start of GO 2 pilot Before After
    4. 4. Working together <ul><li>Constructing a greenhouse </li></ul><ul><li>Making paths </li></ul>
    5. 5. Sharing resources <ul><li>Tool-shed </li></ul><ul><li>Plant nursery </li></ul>
    6. 6. Making information accessible Plot Season Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 1 Summer Potatoes, Tomatoes Peas and Beans Cabbages Carrots, Parsnips, Celery, Beetroot, Spinach and Swiss Chard, Lettuce Winter Onions, Garlic, Leeks Green Manure Cabbages with Lettuces Green manure 2 Summer Carrots, Parsnips, Celery, Beetroot, Spinach and Swiss Chard , Lettuce Potatoes, Tomatoes Peas and Beans Cabbages Winter Green manure Onions, Garlic, Leeks Green Manure Cabbages with Lettuces 3 Summer Cabbages Carrots, Parsnips, Celery, Beetroot, Spinach and Swiss Chard, Lettuce Potatoes, Tomatoes Peas and Beans Winter Cabbages with Lettuces Green manure Onions, Garlic, Leeks Green Manure 4 Summer Peas and Beans Cabbages Carrots, Parsnips, Celery, Beetroot, Spinach and Swiss Chard, Lettuces Potatoes, Tomatoes Winter Green Manure Cabbages with Lettuces Green manure Onions, Garlic, Leeks
    7. 7. Not just growing fruit and vegetables
    8. 8. The story so far: People & Plots <ul><li>114 adults, including some with mobility difficulties </li></ul><ul><li>One group from mental health charity –Rethink </li></ul><ul><li>20 children </li></ul><ul><li>A total of 18 and half allotment plots </li></ul>
    9. 9. The story so far: Facilities Information Centre Composting Toilet Picnic Area Wheelchair Accessible Raised Beds
    10. 10. Sustainable Living Initiative Promoting a sustainable way of life through collective practical action <ul><li>We offer : </li></ul><ul><li>Allotment plots for adults and children, including those with mobility difficulties </li></ul><ul><li>Advice and information on growing fruit and vegetables at the allotment </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Growing at home’ scheme to help people grow fruit and vegetables in their own garden </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer placement </li></ul><ul><li>  Please contact us: </li></ul><ul><li>Tel: 01603 455868; e-mail: [email_address] or visit our website www.grow-our-own.co.uk </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you! </li></ul>
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