August WFOE meeting held alfresco!

On August 17 our group meeting was held on Susie’s and Mike’s allotment and started with a short “tour” of the allotment where they grow a good proportion of the vegetables they need. We were blessed with a perfect evening for an alfresco meeting that was convened in the allotments’ ‘communal seating area’. Members of the group thanked Susie & Mike for hosting the event and treating us to some wonderful food including freshly home baked focaccia bread.

picture of WFOE group on the allotment

Terry, Lynne, Susie, Mike and Stuart on the allotment

The meeting was a truly atmospheric event as the sun gradually went down and we ended up in darkness save for the odd wind-up lantern! It felt good to be in contact with a kind of nature, even though in actual fact cultivated. It leads to the thought that we might have other group meetings in venues other than the usual pub. Something for discussion next time. . .  TGB

About foewandsworth

Wandsworth Friends of the Earth is a local volunteer group concerned with improving the environment we live in. We campaign locally for improvements to local council policy surrounding transport, housing and renewable energy generation. We also do outreach work within the borough to improve residents knowledge of environmental issues and to enable them to reduce their own carbon footprint. You don't have to be a member to come along to our monthly meetings, all you need do is let us know you want to come along and we'll be sure that there is someone to greet you... we're a friendly group and new people quickly feel at home regardless of experience, ability or background.
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