Group run

Having a Kale of a Time

24 GoodGymers made their way 3.0km to help the The Children's Allotment in Oxford.

  • Emily Hilton
  • Jane Hotchen
  • Anwen Greenaway
  • Mark
  • Trev
  • Julia
  • Sarah
  • Sarah McFadden
  • Vicky Arnold
  • Oxford runner
  • Holly
  • Matt Burton
  • Ben Foster
  • Louise Hall
  • Katie Fellows
  • Samantha Drewett
  • Thomas Heath
  • Ben Gremson
  • Chris B
  • Henry Gibson
  • Laurie Wilkinson
  • Dan
  • Oxford runner
  • Fred Collman
Wednesday, 29th of June 2022
Led by Anwen Greenaway

It was lovely to be back at the Children's Allotment for the first time since they opened up last autumn. It was quite a different sight than when we first came to help out back in the spring of 2019 - now there's a polytunnel classroom, mud kitchen, running water, loo, lots of produce thriving in raised beds, and barely a bramble to be seen.

This week we were back on wood chip duties...the play mound needed making safe by covering with weed suppressing fabric and a thick layer of woodchip. A few bits of glass and metal had been making their way to the surface so the nice thick layer of woodchip will ensure that the area is much safer for playing. Elsewhere Mark and Julia sharpened their carpentry skills repairing the mud kitchen work bench, a handful of GoodGymers were given a composing masterclass, and everyone else snapped on the gardening gloves and got weeding the polytunnel raised beds and around the raspberry canes. Watering was done, peas were eaten, and a generally wholesome evening was had.

Welcome to GoodGym Oxford Emily!

Thanks to Ben for the excellent pun/report title!

Report written by Anwen Greenaway

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Anwen Greenaway
Led by Anwen Greenaway

Goodgym Coordinator for Oxford. Trail runner, often muddy.

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    • Samantha Drewett
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    • Trev
    • Mark

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