Kesgrave Allotments Association

Words by Becki Ritson Happy New Year to you all! 2018 is stretching out in front of us now, full of possibilities, with all its potential as yet untapped. What will it bring for you, I wonder? On the allotment, this time of year is one of waiting and dreaming of warmer days. It’s still too cold, really, to do much, although by the very end of the month we might be able to start sowing a few early seeds under cover, well-protected from the winter chills. For now, preparation…

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The Oak Tree Low Carbon Farm

The Oak Tree Low Carbon Farm in Playford Lane, Rushmere St Andrew, held its annual guided farm tour on Saturday 30th September from 10am to noon. The tour was open to all and a donation of £5 per adult was requested. Accompanied children were able to visit free of charge. The farm is home to Suffolk’s first Community Supported Agriculture Scheme, where more than 40 local households get involved in producing their own food, sharing the risks and rewards of farming. Community Supported Agriculture schemes first developed in the USA…

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