Comfrey Cafe launches on Monday 24 July

Launching on Monday 24 July, Comfrey Cafe will present an opportunity to eat fantastic home-cooked internationally-themed food cooked by refugees and people seeking asylum. It will also provide a chance to find out what’s going on at the Project and to give us your ideas about how we can develop our community garden in the…

It’s Refugee Week 2017

This  week (19-26 June) is Refugee Week, a celebration of the contribution of refugees and people seeking asylum to life in the UK. Newcastle is celebrating with a number of events, and we’re heavily involved, with a film screening, community food event at the Discovery Museum and a family picnic. Here’s a run down of…

Watch The Comfrey Project film

Earlier this year, film-maker Mat Fleming was a regular visitor to our Moorside allotment, documenting the day-to-day activities on the site. The result is his wonderful short film, shot over several months; a lovely snapshot of life on our allotments. You can see the end result here. Let us know what you think – we…