Vacancy: Seasonal Grower

An exciting opportunity for a paid grower to join our team as we enter our second growing season. At Wellington Community Food we grow vegetables on 2.5 acres within a 12 acre field in the heart of Wellington, Somerset. In our first year 2023 we produced 18 veg boxes a week, in 2024 we plan… Continue reading Vacancy: Seasonal Grower

2024 Crop Share Offer

We have a limited number of Crop Shares available now for 2024. Join our Community Benefit Society and enjoy eating fresh, healthy food grown on our sustainable, biodiverse farm in Wellington. Crop Shares are for 6 months of weekly veg boxes, paid in advance to fund our grower and enable us to buy seeds, materials,… Continue reading 2024 Crop Share Offer

Planting Begins!

Our first volunteer planting session was a real success. We marked out the beds, put up the rabbit-proof fencing and planted 3000 onions and 30kg of seed potatoes. Thanks to everyone who was able to come and help at short notice. There is still plenty more to do! If you would like to get involved,… Continue reading Planting Begins!

Ploughing the Plot

After what has seemed like an endless cycle of rain the ground has finally dried out enough to plough and harrow the trial plot. Why plough? We are aiming for a minimal tillage system in order to disturb the soil as little as possible. However, it was decided that an initial plough and harrow was… Continue reading Ploughing the Plot