The garden - created last year for children, by children - will be open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, with planting workshops running each day. The aim of the garden is to teach children about where their food comes from, how it grows and what it tastes like. Head gardener Trevor Jones said: "The idea is that people not only grow to love fruit and vegetables but love to grow them too."
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The SIVAL horticultural trade show in Angers, France, this week (16-18 January) heard about several initiatives to promote more environmentally sustainable orchard growing.
Published on 11 January, the Government's long-awaited 'A Green Future: Our 25 Year Plan to Improve the Environment' brings together a number of policy strands into a single framework that will impact many sectors, not least fresh produce, over the coming decades.
At the Oxford Farming Conference, whose theme was "embracing change", Defra secretary Michael Gove expanded on what a post-Brexit UK agriculture and land-use policy will look like and how it will impact farmers and growers.
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