A fruit plot renovation project. Clearing the overgrowth we will grow and tend existing fruit plants and trees by organic methods. At harvest time we will pick and eat the fruit. In the autumn and spring we will prune and take cuttings and add new plants. We will grow some veg too. Open Sun 11-3 during the colder months, and Weds 10-5 Jun-Sep. If you like the outdoors or want to see if you do, or are interested in local growing, or think you might like to be.
What does the opportunity involve doing?
Physical and practical outdoor gardening work.
What induction, training and support is offered?
Opportunity to learn about organic gardening through the seasons when growing fruit and vegetables. Introduction to Stanmer Organics as a whole, Stanmer Fruit plot site introduction and plans. Health and safety expectations and responsibilities. Cups of tea.
What skills or qualities are needed?
Willingness to be outside for many possibly many hours at at a time, and cope with changeable weather. Fairly physically able though tasks can be tailored. Desire to learn. An enjoyment of getting your hands dirty.More info
Deadline for applications
19 Mar 2020
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