Sunday, June 26, 2022

Sandown Beach Clean 26th June 2022

 


Thank you to our 22 volunteers on todays Sandown Castle Beach Clean. About 18 kilos collected today. 

Our next beach clean will be in Carnival Week Sunday 24th July meet on prom in front of Deal Castle at 4pm #pickdealclean

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Sandown Beach Clean 26th June 2022


Community Beach Clean this Sunday 26th June 9:30am Deal Beach (Sandown Castle Community Garden end) - all welcome #PickDealClean
 

Thursday, June 9, 2022

Wingham Glean 9th June 2022


Thank you to our gleaning volunteers today - lucy, elaine m, elaine g, mark, linda, clair & steve - for todays haul of 580 kilos of potatoes and cabbage going to local food charities
  • Deal Foodbank
  • Deal Salvation Army
  • Deal Age UK
  • Sandwich Pantry
  • Dover Foodbank
  • Dover Pantry
  • Our Kitchen Thanet
  • United Families Deal
  • Emmanus Dover
  • BECHANGE Aylesham
  • Big Drum Canterbury
  • Hornbeam School
  • Sandown School
  Many thx to farmer hosts stephen & trevor bradley



Sunday, June 5, 2022

Captains Garden June 5th Open Day


Thank you to our 225 visitors at today's Open Day at the Captain's Garden at Deal Castle and to your generous donations some £381. 

Massive thanks to all our volunteers who made today happen ( Jenny, Penny, Sonja, Anna, Kris, Lucy, Eileen, Philippa, Eilnor, Jeremy & Steve) plus our wonderful musicians (Steve G, Pat, Steve H, Rose, Lynda, Anna-Stina)



Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Felix Cabbage Glean 31st May 2022

Deal With It Gleaners


Massive thank you to our volunteers - Linda, Lucy, Sarah, Elaine G, Clair, Elaine M, Mark & Steve - on todays cabbage glean for the The Felix Project food charity we collected some 680kilos or some 884 sweetheart cabbages.

 Thanks to Kate from Felix and farmers Trevor and Stephen Bradley #gleaning #WeAreGleaners

Today's glean takes us to over 10 tons of food collected and some 20 gleans  so far in 2022. 

For joining our mailist or offers to host gleans gleaning@dealwithit.org.uk

Sunday, May 29, 2022

Walmer Castle Beach Clean 29th May 2022

 


Thank you our 28 volunteers on todays Walmer Castle Beach Clean.

 About 38 kilos of rubbish collected. #beachclean #pickdealclean

Our next one is at the Sandown castle end of the beach on Sunday 26th June 9.30am


Thursday, May 26, 2022

Wingham Glean 26th May 2022


Busy glean today in Wingham - spuds and cabbage plus a visit from phd researchers on food waste and @bbcsoutheast on food poverty



Thx to Trevor & Stephen Bradley our host farmer and our volunteers today Clair, Lucy, Elaine, Sally, Sarah, Lucia & Steve

Local food charities our 509 kgs collected today

  • Deal Food Bank
  • Dover Food Bank
  • Dover Pantry
  • Our Kitchen on Thanet
  • Sandwich Pantry
  • Deal Salvation Army
  • Deal Age UK
  • United Families
  • Hornbeam Primary School
  • BEChange Aylesham

#wearegleaners @feedbackorg #gleaning

Want to get involved or a farmer who could support us please email gleaning@dealwithit.org.uk


Thursday, April 28, 2022

Triple Glean 28th April 2022


Thank you to volunteers - Elaine, Lucy, Jack, Clair, Jill, Mark, Linda & Steve - for todays triple glean of spuds, cabbage and purple sprouting broccoli. 

Some 637 kilos of produce going to local food charities: 

  • Dover Foodbank
  • Dover Pantry
  • Deal Salvation Army
  • Deal Age Uk
  • United Families
  • Our Kitchen Thanet
  • Big Drum Canterbury
  • Eythorne Primary
  • Sandown Primary
  • Hornbeam Primary
  • BECHANGE Aylesham

Thanks again for trevor bradley for hosting us


Thursday, April 21, 2022

Felix Cabbage Glean 21st April 2022




Thank you to our gleaning volunteers - Jill, Linda, Elaine w, Elaine m, Lucia, Lucy, Clair & Steve - on todays mega glean for London Food Charity (The Felix project) with colleagues from Hythe.

We gathered one ton of cabbages for Felix plus some 564 kilos of potatoes, cabbages & purple sprouting broccoli for local food charities: 
  • Deal Foodbank
  • Dover Foodbank
  • Our Kitchen Thanet
  • Dover Pantry
  • BECHANGE
  • United Families
  • Deal Salvation Army
  • Eythorne Primary School
  • Hornbeam Primary School
  • Sandown Primary School
  • Big Drum Canterbury


Appreciate the kindness of our farmer hosts trevor and stephen at Boundary Rd Farm 

#gleaning #WeAreGleaners

Monday, April 18, 2022

Captain's Garden Easter Open Day 2022




Thank you to our 377 visitors today to the Captain's Garden.
We hope you enjoyed your visit You donated at least £445 and that is much appreciated by us.

Big thanks to our volunteers who made the day so successful - Penny, Jenny, Lucy, Rafi, Anna, Elinor, Jeremy, Phillipa & Steve plus our colleagues from Tony & Grand-daughter from the beekeepers, Deal Hop Farm and Pick Deal Clean.
 
Special thanks to our musicians whose tunes went down very well
 
We are sorting out our Summer Open Day but probably in June

Photo Maddie4Music



Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Cabbage Glean 13th April 2022



Thank you to our volunteers Sonja, Clair, Julie, Mark & Steve on today's 514 kilo Potato and Cabbage Glean. Lots of thanks to farmer Trevor at Boundary Rd Farm for hosting us.

Today's total takes us over 6 tons of food saved from waste and supporting food charitiesso far this year.

Food going to Dover Food Bank, Our Kitchen on the Isle of Thanet, Dover Pantry, Sandwich Pantry, Bechange Community Hub and United Families UK, Sunrise Cafe Dover, Deal Age UK

We are Gleaning cabbages again next Thursday 21st April

gleaning@dealwithit.org.uk


Sunday, April 10, 2022

#GreatBritishSpringClean Deal Beach Clean 10th April 2022



Thank you to our 20 volunteers on today's Deal Beach Clean - some 36kilos collected today on the last day of #GreatBritishSpringClean #PickDealClean. 

Lots of high water plastic today and plastic remains of fireworks 




Our next Community Beach Clean is on Sunday 29th May at Walmer Castle Beach at 9:30am

Saturday, April 2, 2022

Deal Pier Beach Clean postponed to 10th April


We have decided to postpone tomorrows beach clean at Deal Pier to the following Sunday 10th April - apologies COVID related.... 

Next Sunday is still part of the #GreatBritishSpringClean. 

If you feel like beach cleaning tomorrow our colleagues at Kingsdown have their beach clean from 10:30am