Well, it may be an awfully long time since we added anything to our blog but we’ve not gone away. In fact, in the current membership year, we’ve had more members than we ever had during the peak of our veg box operation! Our community allotment scheme has certainly been a benefit to many of … More We’re Still Here!!
What a great day today! Beautiful weather, enough people to plant all of this growing season’s onions and the benefit of Hamish’s very best pumpkin, leek, onion and potato soup to replace all those calories expended. A great start for the upcoming 2019 – 2020 membership year.
Fix the roof while the sun is shining. Have a stall at Bathampton Primary School fete to show off everything we are growing. Have a communal lunch using our very own freshly picked produce!
Our next membership year starts at the end of March so we are opening our gate to anyone who would like to come and find out what being a member of our community growing scheme is all about. Members will be on hand to show visitors around and explain how we operate. Membership means never … More Open Day Sunday 18th March
Seven years after its foundation Dry Arch Growers continues to flourish and late last year was one of the subjects in a book written by author Andrew Bibby titled “Back Roads Through Middle England”. The book chronicles his cycle journey from the English Channel to the Humber along the Jurassic stone belt. His odyssey took … More Dry Arch Growers features in book by celebrated author and journalist
Six years after setting up our weekly vegetable box scheme the co-operative has taken the decision to plough a slightly different course (if you will excuse the pun). In March this year we began the process of launching a changed operating model based upon the concept of a “community allotment”. The new scheme is squarely … More Share the work – share the harvest: One chapter ends and a new one begins.
First there was yet another sterling effort from those special people from GoodGym Bath in harvesting apples for us in the morning and then we had Dry Arch Grower’s first ever Hog Roast featuring meat from one of our own lovingly reared free range pigs. The hog roast and pork and sausage sale was a … More Another great day at Dry Arch- Apple picking, apple juicing and hog roasting!
Saturday October 1st – CSA Open Day This is the penultimate day of British Food Fortnight and also national UK CSA Open Day therefore we too will be holding an “open day”. This is an opportunity for people to come along and see what we are doing and hear the story of how we came … More Forthcoming events on-site in October.