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Five GoodGymers met on a lovely sunny morning to help out at Windmill Hill City Farm.
After deciding what our task was for the morning we grabbed the appropriate tools and set off weeding around the middle paddock.
The farm is looking beautiful with the tulips around and it was lovely seeing everyone whilst helping out. Well done everyone :)
Thanks for the actions shots Russ! And sorry I couldn’t think of a pun for this run report Jason!!!!
An email request begging for help brought huge excitement to Bristol GoodGym with an urgent need to shift and spread 6 tonnes of sand across some space that had been lawn, to increase the wildlife and plants right in the heart of the city. GoodGymmers who were still at work spied on us from afar.
In the (not) shadow of City Hall on a gloriously sunny late afternoon, red t-shirts approached from all directions on foot and on bikes and 11 GoodGymmers split into their groups of a 5 and a 6 to be sand-shifters or sand-spreaders across a pleasing trapezium*, entitled to 4 of the 6 dumpy bags of sand.
Social distancing went vertical as Shreena enjoyed being the tallest GoodGymmer, standing on her sack of sand.
Charlee, from the Bristol and Bath Parks Foundation and Joe from ParkWork (long-term friend of GoodGym) were super impressed with the speed of spreadage and after lots of hardwork we had a vote on further raking or a fitness session. Tge raking won and the sport Synchronised Socially Distanced Raking was born - already listed as a demonstration sport for the 2028 Olympics.
It was fantastic to be back in the heart of the city, getting fit by doing good.
*Maths is fun
Six GoodGymers met on a lovely sunny morning at WindHill City Farm.
Once we worked out what compound gates were (!) we grabbed the necessary tools and tidied up the farm area.
We also had the task of returning the stones back to the pit... let’s see how long they last before the kids throw them out again!
It was great seeing everyone and the animals whilst doing some good... well done everyone :)!
Are you finding it hard to motivate yourself in the morning? Come and join us for a end of the week morning dose of goodness at Windmill Hill City Farm.
Early morning, fresh air, walking/running/cycling (or however else you travel), volunteering, animals (and people, if you like them - socially distanced of course) - what a great way to start your day!
The farm is planning to lay a new gravel path along their animal paddocks so we will scrape off the old surface material and prepare the paths for their make-over. Expect a decent workout for our arms and upper body ;)
Are you finding it hard to motivate yourself in the morning? Come and join us for a midweek morning dose of goodness at Windmill Hill City Farm. Early morning, fresh air, walking/running/cycling (or however else you travel), volunteering, animals (and people, if you like them - socially distanced of course) - what a great way to start your day!
Tasks may include, but are not limited to, weeding, sweeping, petting goats (optional), loading and maneuvering wheelbarrows (bring your own gardening gloves if you have them, they are very useful to have for this task and any other tasks)
Hope to see you there :)