News from the Board of Trustees November 24, 2010

Vina Campbell is standing down as a Trustee. Vina has supported the Gardens since they first became a Community Garden. Her integrity and calm, methodical approach has been much valued by us all here. We are seeking a Minutes’ Secretary for Trustee Meetings (a voluntary role). You would need to be available for 12 meetings (including the AGM) over the year, to take down the minutes and type them up in electronic form. To register interest or for more details, please contact Caroline on 0121 440 7430.

Run for Martineau November 24, 2010

A group supporters ran in the EDF Birmingham Half-Marathon in October to raise money for the Gardens. We appreciate all the time and effort that they have put into this mammoth undertaking.

Purnell Comes to Martineau Gardens November 24, 2010

Michelin-starred Birmingham chef Glynn Purnell paid a visit to Martineau Gardens earlier this month to select vegetables for cooking in a feature for a new TV programme called ‘Market Garden – Big Adventure’. (more…)

Green Help October 24, 2010

A team of volunteers from Lloyds TSB Commercial in Birmingham spent a day with us building raised beds for the vegetable plot. We’re now looking forward to improved drainage for the beds which will enable more vegetables to be grown together. (more…)

Building Plans Update July 24, 2010

We have a decision in place about the precise location of the new building. The 3-D virtual model of the Gardens incorporating the new building was finished recently and this has enabled us to visualise possible locations for the building. (more…)