Part of a growing community

We are not alone! Go Local Food is a community supported agriculture growing scheme and part of a wider network of similar projects. To quote from the CSA network website: “The CSA Network UK was launched in December 2013. However, our roots date back to a five year...

New equipment for Go Local!

Automation comes to the fields Last Thursday there was the first test of Go Local Food’s new potato lifter. It was a success – at least for the larger potatoes and left the soil in a good state for future working over. The work shares will have to fork over the...

Our Scarecrow Day

The sun shone on our Scarecrows! For the first time in 4 years grey skies and cold winds were replaced by blue sky and sunshine to welcome a new crop of scarecrows. In addition to the competition, children were involved in a trail on the fields, making mini scarecrows...

We’ve been published!

Unlikely Heroes In 2015 Walter the photographer visited Go Local Food as part of his project called “Feeding Body and Soul – A Year-Long Photographic Exploration of An Agrarian Renaissance. His website and photographic archive are available here. He has now...

Construction projects

Creating a meeting space There are plans afoot for a ‘cabin’ that will give shelter for work shares and volunteers and allow us to be a bit more social. Grower Ian has been collecting parts for construction, making a list of what else is required and...

Awards for All

Grant success Some of you may have noticed in a recent Hexham Courant article, that the Go Local Food application to Awards for All, a lottery grant, was successful. This grant will help us build volunteering within our scheme. We want to engage with more people from...