Peas and quiet at the Stretton-on-Fosse allotments
10 families in Stretton-on-Fosse are enjoying their second season in the new allotments.
The allotments are next to our homes on Harold’s Orchard, and WRHA resident Adam Townsend is one of the lucky ones who’s got a plot.
When the allotments opened last year, it was a bit of a rush to get planted, so Adam is looking forward to a good crop this year – including carrots, potatoes, shallot, onions and much more!
It’s a lovely peaceful place to relax and unwind. Adam told us:
“I’m a qualified grower and my background is in landscaping, so I was delighted when the opportunity came up for a plot. It’s like an extra garden, and I can see the allotments from my living room window. Work is really busy at the moment and the allotments are a lovely place to come and relax. My kids really enjoy it too.”
WRHA were pleased to support the Parish Council with a £900 donation towards the allotments and look forward to seeing more of the produce!
Izzi Hazelwood, Chair of Stretton-on-Fosse Parish Council, told us what the allotments mean to the local community: