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Final Workday and Seasonal Celebration

Stromness Community Garden will be holding the final workday of the year on Saturday 27th October between 10.30 and 15.00. It’s been another fantastic year at the site and it would be lovely to see as many folk as possible to celebrate – there will be tea and homemade cake in appreciation of everyone’s hard work … Continue reading

Community Garden Workday Sunday 26 August

The next Community Garden workday will be Sunday 26 August, someone will be at the site from 10.30am onwards and we’ll continue as long as people wish. The day is open to all, plot holders, members and anyone who wishes to come and lend a hand. As ever there’s lots of things that need done, … Continue reading

What a Summer so far…

Since my blog in mid-April, the weather, as no doubt you will have noticed, has been pretty exceptional! It’s not often that weeks of sunshine and warm weather are strung together, not least in Orkney. It’s been a great opportunity to spend some real time at the Garden, not just making sure that things are … Continue reading

Work Day & Fine Weather

Last weekend we experienced the first really warm weather of the year and it was great to see the community garden coming back to life after a long and cold winter. A number of folk were about preparing their plots for growing and I know some planting is well underway. Let’s hope the warm weather … Continue reading

AGM 2018

Stromness Community Garden AGM 2018: When? Sunday 18th February at 3pm Where? Stromness Community Centre This will include an update on activities over the last year and refreshments. It’s a good chance to meet trustees and other members. Come and have your say and help us look forward to the year ahead. Kids welcome!  

Work Weekend Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th October

We are holding a work weekend to undertake some tasks in the garden: 28 and 29th October 11am to 4pm (or what ever you can mange!) We have had another good summer up at the community garden and are looking ahead to the next season.  While there is plenty of water around the site we … Continue reading

Securing the Future – Open meeting tonight!

A reminder about our open meeting tonight to discuss the future of the community garden and our Scottish Land Fund application to buy the site. Come and discuss the future of the site and the options that we have for this exciting project. Where? Stromness Community Centre When? 7:30 pm  

Review of 2016-17 at the community garden

Stromness Community Garden (SCIO) held a successful AGM this afternoon at the community centre. 13 people attended and a new board of trustees was elected for the coming year. AGM business was followed by a productive discussion about the proposed Land Fund Stage 1 application. Chair Person’s Report: It is easy to forget that last … Continue reading

AGM 2017 – 26th February

The Annual General Meeting of Stromness Community Garden will take place on Sunday 26th February 2017 at 3.30pm in Stromness Community Centre. Business will include election of office bearers, reports on the past years activities and a short presentation on potential future plans.

Opening for new Brinkie’s Brae path

The new path up Brinkie’s Brae from Grieveship was officially opened last weekend. Everyone enjoyed some mince pies and mulled wine before testing our the path. You can reach the path from the top of Grieveship Road, from Back Road. Do swing by the community garden through the gate at the top of the Marwick … Continue reading