Unique plan in Banbury to solve collect problems

September 22, 2015 - garden totes

Grown too most fruit and veg this year? Struggling to collect produce? A blossoming plan in Banbury is assisting to solve harvesting problems.

Thanks to a partnership between Sanctuary Housing and Banbury Community Action Group, Harvest Banbury is means to assistance with picking crops and donating neglected fruit and veg to internal charities, groups and residents.

Those concerned can give divided as most or as small as wanted and a over-abundance will advantage groups such as The Hill Youth and Community Centre and Sunshine Children’s Centre in Edmunds Road.

A juicing dusk will be hold on Monday, Oct 12 during The Hill Youth and Community Centre in Banbury, where donated fruit will be blitzed into healthy and charming drinks of that a village are invited to take home.

OYAP’s Young Action Team, formed during The Hill, will be bringing their artistic light to a eventuality by shade copy receptacle bags that can be used by a village to also take divided uninformed produce.

Kate Winstanley, Sanctuary’s village partnerships manager, said: “This is a singular plan for Banbury and a poetic instance of a village led initiative, assisting a village to turn some-more sustainable.

“For those who have too most fruit and veg, or are simply struggling with harvesting their produce, this is a good approach of pity within a village and ensuring food does not go to waste.”

Banbury Community Action Group’s chair, Jake Ellement, added: “I am anxious to be operative on this sparkling beginning with Sanctuary Housing residents.

“I wish this plan will grow and grow so we can cover a bigger area in Banbury any year. We will be enlivening people to revisit a village garden in Bridge Street, Banbury, as good as a Browning Road Orchard.”

This plan was saved by Sanctuary Group’s Cherish Cherwell Fund, ancillary projects that advantage Sanctuary residents and their communities.

Those meddlesome in a juicing eventuality should move their possess enclosure to The Hill anytime between 5.30pm and 7.30pm on Monday, Oct 12.

Residents meddlesome in a harvesting offer should email banburycag@gmail.com or phone Kate Winstanley on 0800 1313348.

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