Community farming group Norwich Farmshare secure three fresh acres of land

The successful FarmShare venture next to Postwick Park & Ride. Growers Rosalind Bacon, right, and Em

The successful FarmShare venture next to Postwick Park & Ride. Growers Rosalind Bacon, right, and Emma Stopford harvest the tomatoes. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2015

After securing a new home in Valpy Avenue one year on from being ejected from their home at Postwick, Norwich Farmshare have further expanded their offering with three new acres.

In addition to the site at Valpy Avenue, the team has now been offered a larger site at the bottom of Whitlingham Lane beyond the A47 BRIDGE.

In a recent update to members, organisers said: 'When we visited the site recently it ticked so many of our criteria boxes.

'It is three plus acres, south facing, sheltered, with water and electricity. Work is now being undertaken on how we can manage our time and resources across these two plots.

'The city centre Valpy Avenue space is ideal for community engagement and our educational work and the Whitlingham site will enable us to grow enough to feed our members and provide opportunities for training in organic horticulture.'


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