Haltwhistle Growing Together Community Allotment 

Open Gardening sessions

Gardening sessions run on Thursday mornings from 10am - 12pm at the Community Allotment at Hillside (NE49 9AU, bungalow at the bottom of the school drive). From 12pm - 1pm you’re welcome to join us for a 'bring your own lunch' which will be inside, or outside if it is sunny. Open to all and no booking or gardening skills are required.

Drop in Garden sessions 2023 general poster

Monthly Lunchtime Talks


20th April 11am Haltwhistle Community Hub (library)

Talk from Northumberland National Park 

Video - identifying birds from their songs

Simple free lunch of locally sourced produce provided by Sustainable Haltwhistle (was South Tyne Sustainability) 

11.00 Tea coffee available 

11.15 Curlews!

12.00 Identifying birds from their song 

12.20 Lunch

 curlews talk

Lunchtime Talk - 18th May

Please put the May lunchtime talk date in your diaries now with further details to follow nearer the time. This event will be slightly different from usual. It is themed around Regenerative Farming and will be held at Moss Peteral farm, Greenhead (transport available) and will include lunch, a talk on regenerative farming and a farm tour.

Healthy Cooking on a Budget

Friday 28 April 
10am start with lunch at noon
"A light Spring lunch"
“Easy Peasy” risotto using fresh spring greens
Honey, Orange and Almond cake (Low sugar and GF)

Free, but booking essential by (25th April please) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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The project is funded by Karbon Homes Community Fund for Haltwhistle and the Haltwhistle Partnership with additional funding for some events from Northumberland National Park and Community Action Northumberland.

Below are photos from some of our activities.

Beat the Winter Blues Beating the Winter Blues

Digging after the winter  Digging after the Winter

RelishMaking Courgette relish


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Members of the Haltwhistle Karbon Community Fund Steering Group with Community Allotment volunteers and Karbon Homes staff launching the project at Hillside