VON Visits 2012
Here are details of farmers and growers’ open days and other events during the next few months where VON members would be most welcome to come along too:
Sunday 5 August
Fir Tree community Growers, Fir Tree Farm, Pimbo Road, King’s Moss, St Helens WA11 8RG.
‘Market Garden Britain’ open day; 2pm; refreshments available.
Saturday 18 August
Avalach Centre for Plant Study, Drimlabarra Herb Farm, Kildonan, Isle of Arran KA27 8SE.
Open day at VON-supported herb farm; 12 midday; refreshments available. (Easily accessible by boat from Ardrossan then island buses).
Saturday 15 September
Growing with Grace, Clapham Nursery, Clapham, Lancaster LA2 8ER.
Tours of market garden at 11am, 1pm and 3pm; refreshments available.
Date yet to be confirmed
Oakcroft Gardens, Cross o’th Hill, Malpas, Cheshire SY14 8DH.
12 midday; refreshments available.
(Tim hopes to have an Open Day later this summer but no firm date yet.)
Any time by arrangement
Scilly Organics, Sandy Lane Cottage, St Martin’s, Isles of Scilly TR25 0QN.
Jonathan Smith of Scilly Organics welcomes visitors. Get in touch if you are in the area.
Other visits may be offered at a later date.