Sustainability

28
Apr

Get Involved: City Nature Challenge 2021

Boundary Way Project is looking forward to taking part in the City Nature Challenge this year, which will take place from 30th April – 3rd May! The City Nature Challenge is an international effort to encourage people to find and document plants and wildlife in cities across the globe. It is about connecting people and communities with nature through encouraging

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22
Apr

Celebrating Earth Day: Boundary Way Project’s New Online Programme & #planetarypromise

Today the Boundary Way Project is delighted to be celebrating one of the most important days in our calendar – that’s right it is Earth Day! Earth Day has been taking place every year since 1970 and is a day aimed at diversifying, educating and activating the environmental movement worldwide for the future of our planet. Every Earth Day can

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7
Dec

Virtual Residency with Artist Hannah Ayre and Penn Fields School

  As part of our new project, funded by the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage, the Boundary Way Project has created a Virtual Artist Residency exploring accessible ways of learning using digital platforms. We are delighted to be working with participatory artist Hannah Ayre, who is exploring creativity, nature connection and wellbeing with Key Stage 3 pupils at Penn Fields

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12
Oct

A Postcard from Redhouse Road Allotments – Uses of Plants with Maria Billington

Exploring allotments and creativity is at the heart of the Boundary Way Project’s Postcards from the Plot exploration. As part of the project we have commissioned a series of films to look closer at these these links and help us to make connections with each other and green spaces at a time of social distancing. In our latest films, herbalist

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6
Oct

A Postcard from The Fugitive Wild Plot – Botanical Ink Making with Carolyn Morton

As part of our series of short films for Postcards from the Plot, our project which aims to explore the meaning and importance of allotments, artist Carolyn Morton introduces the process of botanical ink making on her Birmingham allotment plot. The first video guides us around Carolyn’s allotment, aptly named The Fugitive Wild Plot. This is a rich source of

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22
Sep

A Postcard from Oxbarn Avenue Allotments – Printmaking with Linda Nevill

Postcards from the Plot is project that encompasses a series of films and activities that explore allotments and creativity to help us to make connections at a time of social distancing. In our latest film RBSA artist Linda Nevill shares some printmaking techniques using natural materials found on her plot, at Oxbarn Avenue Allotments in Wolverhampton. In the video, Linda

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16
Sep

A Postcard from Kanj’s Kitchen – Sri Lankan Dhal with Kanj Nicholas

In the second of our series of short films for Postcards from the Plot, our project which aims to explore the meaning and importance of allotments, Kanj Nicholas shared one of her favourite Sri Lankan Recipes. The perfect remedy for any allotment gluts, this courgette and spinach Dhal is a lesson in using home grown food to create wonderful meals to

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4
Aug

Join Us On The Big Butterfly Count

  Last Friday, the Boundary Way Project team took to the allotment on the hunt for butterflies to help take part in the Big Butterfly Count! Big Butterfly Count is a UK-wide survey aimed at helping the charity Butterfly Conservation to assess the health of our environment simply by counting the amount and type of butterflies (and some day-flying moths) we

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12
Jul

30 Days Wild Instagram Roundup

We took part in the 30 Days Wild challenge on Instagram, an initiative by The Wildlife Trust that is all about noticing and connecting with nature where you live and helping nature where you can. It was a fantastic daily photo challenge to help inspire people to get outdoors and with this being especially important right now for our wellbeing,

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27
Jan

January Fungi Discoveries at Boundary Way

At Boundary Way we are continuing our work to learn more about the natural heritage of the allotment and that means taking time to notice the changes in the Community Garden through the seasons. It was exciting that on our last fungi hunt we came across several new types of fungi and also some different variations of some old friends,

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