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The National Allotment Society – Spring Newsletter

The National Allotment Society Newsletter is out now and is packed with interesting articles, including –

Allotment Crop Donations to Food Banks

Does your association collect crops for donation to a food bank? Dr Richard Wiltshire is working on a set of NAS good practice guidelines around this practice and would like to speak to people about their experiences. If you would be happy to speak to Richard please contact with your contact details.












A Shared Harvest

The theme for our 2019 campaign week from 12 to 18 August is a “Shared Harvest” celebrating the fact that plot-holders share their crops with family, friends, colleagues and worthy causes.


Simple Allotment Suppers

As part of our National Allotments Week Campaign we will be promoting a set of allotment recipes, for people who have received food from a food bank and are maybe not accustomed to cooking from scratch. Have you got a favourite recipe you could share with us?

International Compost Awareness Week

Sunday 5 May – Saturday 11 May 2019

It would be good if allotments all over the country would get involved in this initiative, click on the link above for more information.  Events include tours of compost sites and allotment facilities, school talks and workshops, compost workshops on allotments, talks and lectures as well as publicity on local TV, radio and in the press.

Tell us your stories!

Have you just completed an exciting project on your site or grown something unusual? We would love to hear about it. We are looking for an article of around 600 words with good quality images, please do not send articles with images embedded. Click on cover above to read the latest magazine.

Deadlines for ALG magazine 2019 
  • 26 February 2019
  • 5 June 2019
  • 4 September 2019