Category: In The Community

Big Harvest Photo Competition

Sustainable Life organised the Big Harvest 2016 this year at Raddlebarn Primary School with funding from Forest Schools Birmingham and seed donation courtesy of Wyevale Garden Centre. We were pleased to also run a Facebook Competition for the event in which a variety of parents got stuck in with some amazing photographs! The teachers at […]

The Raddlebarn BIG HARVEST 2016

As a part of our commitment to local communities in Birmingham we have set up an exciting new project with Raddlebarn Primary School. In addition to our current growing plans this year where we have donated sunflower seeds and arranged the growing season for the infant playground planters we are also setting up a large […]

Annual Sunflower Seed Donation to Raddlebarn

Sustainable Life donated it’s own sunflower seeds to Raddlebarn Primary school for the second year running, ready for the next term. Teachers in year one will aim to plant the seeds with the children and watch their sunflowers grow in the classroom before they can take them home. We donated this year over 240 seeds […]

Sustainable Life Seed Bank

Sustainable Life were very pleased to have recieved a generous quantity of seeds from Bournville (a Wyevale) garden centre to allow us to run a variety of community programs but primarily to provide seeds for Raddlebarn Primary School. We are also very pleased to announce that we have a small amount of exces seeds not […]

Volunteer Work for “Trees for Cities”

Today, sustainable life course leader Stephanie Adelaar took a trip down to her old haunt Walmley to help plant trees. Working with Kingstanding Food Community, Forest Schools Birmingham and Trees for Cities we helped to plant up over 50 meters with two lines of small trees packed together to form a mixed wood bush including […]

Thimblemill Library Event

Sustainable Life attended the Thimblemill Library event and managed a stall showcasing our courses and produce. We felt it was really sucessful with many people complimenting our preserves and goat’s cheese! We also had lots of people interested in our future courses (yay!). Then later on we took a selection of people outside to thimblemill […]