Grape to see you again!
9 GoodGymers made their way 3.1km to help the Meanwood Valley Urban Farm in Leeds.
- Wednesday, 3rd of August 2022
THIS week we returned to Meanwood Valley Urban Farm to plant some grapevines.
We welcomed Caroline and Megan on their first goodgym task, and had a walking group this week led by Katie.
The walkers set off, taking a more direct route to the farm. After a warm-up everyone else then set off on a longer route - which was a total of 3km and included lots of hills.
The task involved using spades to loosen the compost, shovels to load the barrows, and strength to transport the compost. We managed to fill 2 of the holes positioned adjacent to polytunnels. We had to fill the holes with lots of compost to make sure the grape vines could grow in the right direction (through the polytunnel).
We then joined a ceremonious planting of the grape, a variety known as the phoenix. We learned that it is a very reliable grape and it will live for up to 200 years!
Well done everyone see you next week :)
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