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Jun 13

Shaftesbury Home Grown

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Shaftesbury Home Grown is now featured in our projects page:


Do you want to grow food with a lively bunch of like-minded people, but free of the hassles of running your own allotment?

Come along to Shaftesbury Home Grown's drop-in sessions every Friday and Sunday, 10am - 1pm.

You can learn more about:

- Growing food - Looking after hens, bees or piglets

Produce members get a discount on seasonal fruit and veg from parsnips to strawberries, salad & fresh eggs...

Unfortunately, it is not in keeping with working for a sustainable, survivable, civilised or compassionate world to be exploiting any animals, especially mammals such as piglets, but also hens and even bees.

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