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How much is that vegetable on the allotment?

Trying to assess the value of an allotment is something that has preoccupied many minds and been the subject of considerable debate for more than two hundred years. more...

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Dig For Victory

Dig For Victory

World War II campaign to Grow More Food

By 1938, Britain imported two-thirds of its total food supplies. more...

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A short history of allotments: part 1

To some, the word ‘allotment’ still conjures up images of old men tending to carrots and turnips or 1940s housewives Digging For Victory during WWII.  more...