Bountiful Bristol Bulletin


GROFUN GETS FUNDED! by nadiacatkinhillman
November 8, 2006, 3:11 pm
Filed under: food-growing, fundraising, gardening, GROFUN, peak oil, permaculture, social

nadia-flyers-no-2.jpgGREAT GROFUN NEWS!

I am thrilled to reveal that the charming folk at the Scarman Trust have awarded the community food-growing scheme called GROFUN £2000 of her highness’ hard currency with which to buy materials and tools for the building of stronger, relocalized urban communities! The money will go on wood, manure, spades, soil testing kits, water butts, composters, seeds, books and a video camera with which to make an educational short film about the project and how to set up such a thing.

I now need several more willing participants with a small, sunny area in their Montpelier garden and a couple of hours a week to tend a small patch of one, single crop. The outputs include learning new skills, meeting more people in your ‘hood’, a weekly supply of fresh, local produce, a renewed sense of self worth and plenty of exercise and fun. If you have friends in Montpelier, Bristol, please mention the GROFUN to them and get them to contact me on nadiahillman@yahoo.ca ASAP. Finally, if you have ANY time or materials to donate to the project, especially directly after Christmas, make contact today!

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FANTASTIC

WELL DONE

Comment by eric the fun revolutionary

Hi Nadia,
that sounds greate! What time/help is needed directly after chrismas?
Best,
Per

Comment by Per Pegelow

nadia,

we give many kisses, well done. keep going, you dude.
knew that you’d make it happen – let us know if you need anything. silly comments really – we’re just really pleased its all starting to happen.

Comment by Andy and Niels




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