The aim is to create a space in our village that will help bring the community together through horticulture, sustainable living and educate people in the importance of biodiversity and the environment.
Around 10 vegetable plots of around 3m sq will be created for people to grow whatever they like, as well as a shared polytunnel for warmer climate produce, a community compost area for garden waste, a large shed for small workshop groups
and to teach new skills, as well as a place for people to socialise whilst visiting the site.
There will be a wildlife garden to encourage wildlife and a recreational seating area, as well as a space for local school children to be taught how to grow plants and vegetables and educate them on the importance of sustainable living and building stronger communities. In addition, it is aimed to help combat loneliness, which has been ever more difficult with the pandemic, and help the more vulnerable people in the community. Studies show just 30 minutes a week of gardening is beneficial to improved mental and physical well being. By offering a portion of what is grown to Solva Care and the Luncheon Club it also means the project directly goes back into the community. We are seeking funding of any size to help complete the project; also if any local businesses wish to donate products or services these would be gratefully received. The initial projected costs are £10,000, which includes clearance of the site, securing boundaries, purchasing a shed and other equipment. Offering financial help or donating?
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with subject heading: FUNDING HELP. Registering an interest in
renting a plot? Same email with subject heading: REGISTER OF INTEREST. Many thanks Richard Davies.