Our fresh veg boxes

We’re now selling a fair few veg boxes on Saturday mornings from the poly-tunnel. There’s something different in them each week depending upon what is ready to pick, last week was onions, french beans, carrots, Desiree potatoes, cucumber, courgettes and herbs. Boxes are £8 and we only have a limited Read more…

Visit from the Mayor

On Friday we had a visit from the newly elected North of Tyne Mayor, Jamie Driscoll. He met some of our regular volunteers, met the ducks, and had a tour of the garden and building to find out all about the project as he is interested in social enterprises that Read more…

Calling volunteers

We are looking for more volunteers to help us out in a few different areas:- Groundwork on Fridays and Saturday mornings Thursday morning coffee den supervisors (just sitting around drinking coffee really) Thursday aftenoon craft drop in supervisors and facilitators If you are interested in becoming part of the team Read more…

Selling stuff!

We are very excited that we are now able to start SELLING STUFF! Starting a couple of weeks ago we began selling our salad veg on Saturday mornings including fresh salad leaves and rocket, spring onions, radishes and beetroot. On the first morning we sold out of salad altogether and Read more…

Plant sale and book swap

We’re having a book swap and plant sale! Bring good quality books for children and adults, and DVDs to swap like-for-like (bring 5 take 5 or donate for extra!). Ginny and the wildflower nursery team will also be there selling their plants. Have yourself a cuppa and stock up on Read more…

Drop in for coffee

Would you like to meet new people and have a cuppa and a chat? One of the things we have wanted to do for a while is to be available to open the common room for people to come and enjoy a tea or coffee and meet new people. Now Read more…

* * * Covid-19 UPDATE * * *

From June 12th, Higher Ground Allendale will begin to permit volunteers back on site. We will be strictly limiting the numbers of volunteers at any given time.

More information is available in the top menu on the website.

The public footpath from Shilburn Road to the exits at the bottom remains open. Thank you to everyone for observing these restrictions during this difficult time. We'll be up and running soon but for now, let's stay sensible.
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