Appleby Edibles

Phone: 07710405357
Address: Appleby Heritage Centre
Station Yard
CA16 6TT

Appleby Edibles have been working on this site since 2013. A community growing space with 15 allotment holders/ members from a range of backgrounds, ages, and mental and physical health challenges. The site at AHC gives people an opportunity to develop skills and share expertise, in a publicly accessible, informal space.
Based on ecological and sustainable principles, connecting people & place through practical gardening sessions. Workshops in kitchen gardening and supported sessions in basic practical horticulture, aesthetic design and design for sustainability, waste management, growing for food, for wildlife biodiversity and wellbeing, transferable for any small domestic spaces and larger public or private projects.
Raising awareness of all aspects of sustainable growing and the use of plants; Seeds, food, drinks, medicine, dyes, fibres, cosmetics, household use, textiles, decoration and structures. Encouraging wellbeing & healthy lifestyles, we are also Dementia friendly.

Facilities: Volunteering, Community space for hire, Picnic area, Community recycling/composting, Holiday activities
Open to the public? Yes
Open to the public - details: Variable opening hours/pre-arranged visits/events or open days only
Opening hours:

Tuesday mornings 10am -12 and last Saturday of the Month afternoon and early evenings.
The site is currently being prepared for public access in Spring 2021. Please watch this space!

Accessible? Yes
Has livestock? No
Directions:

Next to Appleby Railway Station.