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Robert MacFarlane, nature writer and author of ‘Landmarks’ visits the Tale of Two Cities project and NWC

Posted by National Wildflower Centre on June 28, 2016

Robert MacFarlane, nature writer and author of ‘Landmarks’ spent a generous afternoon visiting our Tale of Two Cities Landmark sowings at Everton Park, Liverpool on Thursday 16th June.During his visit to Liverpool he took part in a workshop in St George’s Church, Everton with children from Our Lady Immaculate School. Robert listened with joy to the children’s ... Continue reading »


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Dutch Farm - YMCA Liverpool

Dutch Farm provides a therapeutic environment that engages our service users in meaningful activity thus allowing for the expansion of skills, the production of organic vegetables and the development of creative outlets. Our mission when we began was to engage homeless people in practical and sustainable food related projects that inspire health and well-being and celebrate the diverse nature of communities in Merseyside. Three years on and with a lot of hard work and commitment from our small staff team and residents we have a thriving urban farm that has stayed true to its mission.The farm currently boasts: ChickensBee hivesA number of raised vegetable bedsPoly tunnelsGreen housesA small arts and crafts centre

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Have you been #diggingthedirt this week?

This year we're running a new Instagram campaign to help promote our fantastic community projects called  #diggingthedirt. Every Monday we'll choose our favourite update from grassroots projects across the land, who've been hard at work over the week, and share it with our network.  Getting involved is simple; just follow us on Instagram  @project_dirt and include #diggingthedirt in the caption of your upload. Capisce? The chosen project will have their photo update posted on our Instagram account and all #diggingthedirt updates will appear on the photo feed below. We look forward to seeing your #diggingthedirt photos soon!




Wirral Earth Fest 2016

11:00, Saturday 10th September

Hosted by: Sue Povall

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Events (2)



Fundraising Ghost Hunt

North West | Merseyside | Liverpool

The friends of Walton Hall park are holding this spooktacular ghost hunt in the park on ...



A Year In the Victorian Kitchen Garden at ...

North West | Merseyside | Liverpool

A talk by Louise Kinney, a volunteer at Speke Hall gardens, Liverpool.