Elliott outlining principles of Urban Farming at the Kernel Anniversary event

Growing at the Kernel in October

Things are progressing nicely at the Kernel growing space. After cultivation in the early autumn, the growing site seems to be draining well but the winter will be our real test. We are enjoying the last of late crop of tomatoes and peppers and preparing to overwinter crops in fleece tunnels to extend our season. This will supply us with fresh produce early next season. Along with the polytunnRead More…

A photo Elliott and June at St Andrews University Orientation week green fair

Our September growing and workshop planning at the Kernel

It’s been a busy few of months at the Kernel growing space over the summer as we have been laying down the groundwork for this brand new project. We have just finished the design for the community vegetable garden and urban farm. We are now waiting for the farmer to finish off the last of the cultivation and then we can begin marking up the site. The site is looking good and the drainage seRead More…

Volunteer profile: Pam, the Skillshare sewing guru

We have asked Pam, who helps out with our Skillshare sewing workshops, to tell us how she got into repairing and upcycling clothes. Here is what she said: As a war baby, I grew up in an environment when of necessity as little as possible was discarded. Old sweaters were unravelled and the wool reused, socks darned, elbow patches added, clothes unpicked for fashionable patchwork or rag rug mRead More…