From the field

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New residents on the field

Spring is on it's way A blackbird has decided that our crop collection area is the place to have their nest this year – and even better to use the trays that are part of the crop collecting system.  Seems like we will have to do a work around until the chicks have...

Snow Bees

Go Local in the Snow Our bees on the field have coped well with last week's wintry weather.  Not too many flowers for them though...

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...

Innovation comes to Go Local Food!

All wrapped up Last season we had a machine (devised by Mr Rusby and therefore christened the 'Rusby Wrapper') to help us lay biodegradable cornstarch on the Go Local Fields.  This helped to warm up the soil and keep down the weeds – an excellent labour saving...

Spring is on the way!

Tweeting on the fields Spring sounds abound as the birds look for nesting sites around the Go Local Food fields. There have never been so many blackbirds in the area and they are all squabbling over territory. The company of working volunteers and some traffic didn’t...

Robins on patrol

Robins... and  pigeons The robins are very active around the Go Local Food fields supervising all the work that is going on. Someone or something has been attacking the kale (not the black kale yet, it’s early in the season).  That could well be our not friends the...