Thursday, March 24, 2022

Triple Glean 24th March 2022

Thank you to our triple gleaning team - Jill, Lucy, Clair, Elaine, Sarah & Steve - some 528kgs of spuds & cabbage plus 20 boxes of purple sprouting broccoli. 

Massive thanks yet again to Boundary Rd Farm for their generousness 

All going to local food charities this week
  •  Deal Foodbank, 
  • Sandwich Pantry 
  • Dover Pantry 
  • Our Kitchen on the Isle of Thanet , 
  • Bechange Community Hub ,
  • Dover FB, 
  • 3xPrimary schools, 
  • The bigdrumcafe
  •  United Families UK

Gleaning on the 31st ... contact for details

Saturday, March 19, 2022

Wassailing at the Captains Garden

Thank you to everyone (some 287 of you) who came Wassailing today at the Captains Garden - A lovely welcome to the start of our Orchard & a good wake up for our Hops! 

Big thanks to the Deal Hop Farm Scratch band (esp Steve Grayland & Rose Dowd for the research, music & organising) for running the music and celebration despite the windy conditions. 

Big thanks to Kerry from Time & Tide Brewing for the samples to toast with, our beekeepers Tony & granddaughter, Lyn from NGS, the volunteers from the DHF for running their stall (Marita, Jane, John & Charles) and our great captains garden volunteers (Penny, Jenny, Rafi, Elieen, Lucy & Steve) for everything els

Our next Open Day will be on Easter Monday 18th April

Sunday, March 13, 2022

Walmer Beach Clean 13th March 2022

Thank you to our 30 volunteers to today's Walmer Beach Beach - some 37kgs of rubbish removed from the beach today.

Our next beach Clean is at Deal Pier on Sunday 3rd April and is part of the #GreatBritishSpringClean . There is about 10 picks & other events happening that week (26th March to 4th April) in the town plus many more in the district #pickdealclean

Thursday, March 3, 2022

Purple Sprouting Broccoli Glean 3rd March

Thank you to our gleaning volunteers Elaine, Jill, Lucy & Steve on today's Purple Sprouting Broccoli & Potato Glean in Preston - About 340kgs of spuds and 51 kgs of broccoli.

This is going to 10 local food charities this week Deal Foodbank, Dover Pantry, Sunrise Cafe, Dover, Bechange, @AgeUk, Dover Foodbank, Deal Salvation Army, Hornbeam and Sandown Primary Schools #gleaning #WeAreGleaners