Please support Organiclea’s Open Day: Woodland and Winter Salads. Sunday 26 August 2018

Organiclea Woodland and Winter salads

Organiclea are organising an Open Day this Sunday 26 August 2018 ‘Woodland and Winter Salads’ at their Hawkwood site.

At this open day they’re celebrating the woodland biodiversity at the Hawkwood site. Please support them and find out more about their Bee Wild pollinator habitats project, and fundraiser for a new woodland classroom.

“Thank you so much to all who have donated and spread the word so far, and thank you in advance to those of you about to get round to it! And we’re helping PlayfulLea celebrate their third birthday running the forest school at Hawkwood”


Directions to Organiclea

Directions to the Hawkwood site including bus, rail and river-cycle routes are here. Parking is available at the site but space is limited so please come by other means if possible.

Future Organiclea events

Organiclea are also thinking ahead to winter, with a workshop on winter growing, and the opportunity to sow-your-own winter salad plants. And there’s a Dr Bike workshop, and our usual offerings of seasonal blitz, Kids Kitchen and great lunch, coffee and cake:

10-1 Seasonal Blitz morning: our weekend volunteering opportunity, join us at 9.45 for a 10am start.

11-1 Kids Kitchen: children cook up their own seasonal feast .. and eat it together! Places are limited for this and there is a small fee to cover costs.

12-4 Coffee, cake and delicious locally grown lunch, bar serving Hawkwood-made wine, farm stall with Hawkwood produce, jams, pickles, vinegars and herbal teas for sale.

12-4 Sow-your-own Winter Salad: choose from our wide selection of winter salad seeds to get some salad seedlings going at home ready for a green winter.

1.30 Winter Food Growing Workshop: get tips on planting and aftercare for your winter seedlings so you can look forward to a vitamin and mineral-packed winter harvest.

3 Into the Woods site tour: find out about our plans for a new woodland classroom, and new volunteering and training opportunities linked to improving habitats for pollinator species.

12-3.30 Dr Bike: free bike maintenance checks and advice. Mechanics to fix problems with your bike or advise you on what needs fixing so you can take it to a bike shop with confidence.

12-3 PlayfulLea Forest School: a free drop-in session offering outdoor play and learning for children and families. Come and talk to us about forest school, why it’s great for children and how you can sign up for weekly sessions. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

More information and booking details

Please see the Organiclea website for more information and details of where you have to book in advance for some events —please do not contact Carefree Kids about these events!

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If you’d like to make a donation to Carefree Kids, please see our Donate page.