Photography project

You may spot local photographer, Alex Williamson, at the allotments over the coming days and weeks. He is working on a series of portraits of fruit and veg growers in Highland and Moray: “From novice growers to green-fingered experts, these candid portraits will celebrate our growing community, shining a light on the people taking new […]


Potato purchasing

It’s time to buy this year’s seed potatoes and our local garden centre, Greens, have loads to choose from. You can download a list of varieties, here. If that wasn’t enough potato choice, Transition Black Isle are holding their annual Potato Day on 4th March at North Kessock Village Hall. You can download a list […]


Donation from Wickes

On Friday, we received a generous donation from the Wickes Community Programme. Sixty bags of Postcrete, 20 bags of compost, two water butts and four wheelbarrows were delivered to the Mill Road site. These will help us renovate the fencing to the site, repair paths and replant the containers. You can read more about the […]


Orchard opportunity

The allotment orchard project has been in the news lately, as part of the Nairn Apple Network. Some Common Good land has become available adjacent to the Sandown allotment site. The Highland Council Nairn and Cawdor Ward Area Committee is going to run a feasibility study on the possibility of community food growing on that […]