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Root ‘N’ Fruit Community Allotment

Funded By

Various (2020 onwards)

Root ‘n’ Fruit is a community allotment based on a local site.  It is a safe and friendly environment for people to enjoy gardening and the outdoors. The community allotment has a summerhouse, picnic area, composting toilet, greenhouses, polytunnel, lots of raised beds, fruit trees and willow features.  It provides opportunities to learn about growing fruit and vegetables, develop skills, build up experience of the outdoors, and meet other members of the community.

The allotment has such a positive impact on his mental health, feeling of self-worth and weekly routine.

Support worker

We offer a variety of sessions at Root ‘n’ Fruit throughout the year including:

  • Community gardening 
  • Family gardening
  • Parent & toddler group
  • One-off events 

I like tasting these veg I haven’t had since I was a kid. It’s good taking them home to try cooking them.

Joe – attendee