28/4/09 – Should Swindon join River Cottage Landshare scheme?
Cllr Dale Heenan : “I have asked Swindon Borough Council to investigate whether they are willing to support an idea promoted by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall on his Channel 4 series River Cottage, and an officer is now looking into it.
I think Landshare is a fantastic idea, with the potential to help bring neighbours together, reduce food miles for local grown produce and it’s a great
way for children to re-learn the skills of growing their
People register for Landshare through the Channel 4 website and it trys to link people
who want to grow their own fruit & veg to a space where they can
grow it and also provide a network of help and expertise.
Should Swindon pro-actively support the Landshare ideas in addition to Allotments? Please let me know”
For more details visit http://www.rivercottage.net/landshare/ or http://landshare.channel4.com