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Urban Food Growers wanted!

A P8020018 1-2Ideal for All’s Growing Opportunities programme, based in Sandwell, has opportunities for those keen to learn about organic crop production and urban growing, to participate in volunteer work.  Based at our multi-award winning, fully accessible three acre market garden site at Salop Drive, Oldbury B68 9AQ. You can see our site at www.idealforall.co.uk/g-opps or our facebook page http://www.facebook.com/growingopportunities.


The market garden grows a wide variety of crops for sale to the public, both in outdoor bed system and in polytunnels.  As a volunteer you can learn essential urban food growing skills, from seed sowing, plant care, pest control, and planning and delivering a high quality local delivery scheme.
 
We can offer volunteers, help towards travelling expenses, a superb, high quality opportunity to consolidate their skills and add to their CV by working alongside our qualified and experienced horticultural therapists and growers.


We offer vocational training on site and short growing courses as well as visits to schools, colleges and community groups.


If you would like to volunteer or if you would like to visit our sites please contact Tim Botfield – 0121 434 4554 and we would be delighted to give you more information or to arrange a visit.

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