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Oldest Allotments in Britain featured in Dr. Who-like film

The St Anns Allotments are the oldest and largest detached town gardens in Britain

Story by Mo Cooper, Mark Magidson, Jonny Lewis
Filmed, edited and directed by Jonny Lewis
Atlas AV – Sep 24, 2013

Doctor Who meets Gardeners World in this time travel fantasy adventure.
This film is being screened at the St Anns Allotments (STAA Ltd) Visitor Centre. The St Anns Allotments, Nottingham, is a very special and unique allotment site. It is the oldest and largest area of Victorian detached town gardens in the world and has recently been listed with a Grade 2* by English Heritage. The site covers 75 acres and sits in the heart of the one of the most deprived inner-city communities in the country.

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Bloombrick Urban Agriculture – Microgreens in Cambridge, MA

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Amaranth, Arugula, Broccoli, Carrot, China Rose, Cress, Daikon Red, Dark Opal Basil, Garret Giant Mustard, Genovese Basil, Kogane Cabbage, Red Cabbage, Red Gruner Purslane, Red Komatsuna

Excerpt from Bloombrick’s website:

Bloombrick Urban Agriculture is a newly established owner-operated indoor farm located in the heart of Cambridge, MA. We currently specialize in growing and selling still living microgreen, wheatgrass, and other select produce in hydroponic and soil systems, but our goal, vision, and mission is much larger; We’d like to help cities, starting with Boston, to become fully sustainable, truly local, and dynamically regenerative in their produce production, removing the need for restaurants, individuals, and grocery stores to have their food shipped in from thousands of miles away, and ensuring access to fresh, local produce 365 days a year.

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