Author Archives: Rhiannon Tate

Veg pick up now from Cartref!

    As of this week the veg pick up will now be from Cartref COCA, our community straw building!   This marks the start of full time use of the building, which was built thanks to a huge amount … Continue reading

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June Update

COCA got a big helping hand at the start of June, when we were joined by six volunteers who came to take part in one of the summer’s UNA exchanges. Along with the regular growing team, the volunteers helped with planting … Continue reading

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July 1st Price Rise

At this years AGM, members voted to increase the monthly minimum cost of a share. Following on from that vote, as of the 1st July, large shares will be £47 a month (up from £42), and small shares will be … Continue reading

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May Round Up

It’s been the height of the ‘hungry gap’ this month at COCA, as we turn over to the summer crops, and the greens in the polytunnels make way for this year’s tomato crop. It leaves us with slightly less veg … Continue reading

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April Round Up

It’s fair to say that summer’s on the way now, after some beautiful sunny weather over the past few weeks (though with some high winds thrown in at times too). The month got off to a great start with a … Continue reading

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March Round Up

We had a great turn out for the volunteer work day this month, and despite blustery conditions and the odd bit of rain the gang were able to turn over the whole seed bed in just a few hours. In … Continue reading

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Good Friday Activity: Wild Flower Planting

This Good Friday we’re holding a special activity morning for members – wild flower seed planting! From 10am until 1pm, we’ll be preparing some raised beds (COCA style) and planting seeds to encourage more biodiversity on the farm. We’ve been … Continue reading

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February Round-Up

February has been both “fill dyke” and also dry so a variety of tasks have been achieved at COCA this month. Caz has been helped latterly by Flemming, from Germany, here as Wwoofer until mid March. Bit by bit, old crops … Continue reading

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January Round-Up

Throughout the coming year, at the end of each month, we’ll be posting a round up of what’s been going on at COCA over the past few weeks. Here’s what’s been happening so far in 2015. We started January with a bit … Continue reading

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