Donating to charity

This morning we donated leftover fresh produce and home baked goodies to Manchester MIND’s community cafe in Hulme.

The cafe aims uses surplus food stock that would otherwise be wasted to provide healthy affordable meals for the local community. They run a Pay What You Can lunch session aimed at those experiencing food poverty.

See their website for more details:

We love to see leftovers from our event being
put to good use #communitygiving #allotments

Pebbleart Competition

The following 9 pebbles have been hidden in Davyhulme Park or Golden Hill Park, Urmston.

Hidden pebbles

The first child to find and post a picture of the pebble on the Trafford PebbleArt page with #GranvilleParkAllotmentOpenDay wins a voucher that can be redeemed at our Allotment Family Open Day and Show on the 19th August 2018 (14.00-16.00). A prize is available for each pebble – that means there are 9 prizes up for grabs!

See the facebook event for further details about the day:

After you have found the pebble please replace for others to find, however the prize will only be valid for the first picture of each pebble design.

The voucher entitles the holder to:

  • A FREE face-painting design
  • A FREE cake
  • A FREE drink
  • FREE go on the Children’s tombola
  • A FREE go on one of the other Children’s games.

Event Details

Granville Park is a local Allotment ground in Urmston. On this day we are open to the public. At our event you can buy vegetables, flowers and fruit grown on the allotment ground along with homemade jams, chutneys and preserves. There are children’s games, face-painting and entertainment provided by the Flixton Community Band. Bring along a blanket or foldable chair and enjoy the show! Handmade crafts are for sale along with a tombola and food hamper. Tea, coffee, and refreshments with homemade cakes available. View the vegetable, flower, fruit and home produce competition and find out about renting an allotment, allotment life and have a look around the ground.

Terms and Conditions
1. Picture can be posted by parent/guardian and doesn’t need to identify the child.
2. First picture to be posted by Facebook time stamp for each of the 9 pebble designs is eligible for a voucher. #GranvilleParkAllotmentOpenDay must be included in the post.
3. Winners will be contacted by Tues 14th August 2018 at 17.00.
4. Voucher will be delivered via contact on private message with the parent/guardian of the child.
5. Child must be accompanied at the event.
6. Voucher is exchangeable for the prizes identified and doesn’t have any cash value.
7. Maximum one voucher per child.
8. Maximum age of winner – age 16.

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