Micro allotment feedback

Hello Emma,

I wanted to take this opportunity of thanking you and all at Cwm Harry for a wonderful growing year.   Since I took on a micro plot at Pen Dinas, I have learned so much, made new friends, attended courses.   I want to thank everyone for all their help and kindness and never ending support.   At first it was all a bit daunting but with the help and encouragement I have received, I have been able to grow so much and most successfully too!   It has been a very happy time for me.     I also enjoyed the recent micro plot holder’s reunion which gave everyone a chance to catch up and exchange news and tips.   The support has been tremendous and I can’t wait to get growing for a second year.   I have much more to learn and no doubt will make many mistakes along the way too but I know that I can count one hundred per cent on everyone’s help.

View over the micro allotment plots at the Pen Dinas garden in Newtown

View over the micro allotment plots at the Pen Dinas garden in Newtown

What Cwm Harry is and has been doing is so tremendous, giving people in the community a chance to grow for the first time with a small plot, just big enough but not too overwhelming either.   Just right I say.    Keep up the good work and goo luck with all the various launches in Llanidloes and hopefully Welshpool and others.    £10 for a plot is such good value for money.   Nowhere can you get so much for such a small amount.   I don’t know how you do it.   Keep going Cwm Harry.   From a very grateful and happy micro plot holder at Pen Dinas.

Kind regards to you all.

Therese

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I lead on the Cwm Harry Skills and training enterprise, am a qualified teacher and permaculture design tutor and garden designer and project consultant. I write several blogs and am an avid networker and communicator on the subjects of sustainability, transition and co-operatives. I have written an occasional column for Channel4/green and have worked for Channel 4 on their 'Dumped' seriesworked as well as for BBC Wales as a green advisor on their Changing Lives- Going Green series, Nov-Dec 2009. I have been working in sustainable development, on project management and development, teaching, growing and small business development all my life really. I also grew up living and working on farms and have a broad experience working in Britain and Canada and Zimbabwe on sustainable agriculture, grass roots permaculture projects, micro business development and housing and worker co-ops. I have been based in Wales since 1994 and currently live in the Welsh borders.