Eating Local and Seasonal

Fareeha Jay Eating seasonal means having fruit and vegetables that are naturally harvested in that specific season. For different regions the fruits and vegetables in season might be different, therefore choosing for foods that are grown and harvested local. Eating seasonal and local would mean that you are not only getting higher quality of food […]

Eating for the Planet

Fareeha Jay Our current diet is harming the environment. The way we are producing food is a leading cause of deforestation, biodiversity loss, soil, and water pollution. In the UK food production is responsible for 15-30% of total GHG (greenhouse gas emissions). 9.5 million tons of all food produced is spoiled or wasted in the […]

Derriford Hospital

One of our giving back projects is with our Derriford Hospital project dubbed ‘ Op Leaf’ this is a collaboration between NHS Derriford, Joint Hospital Group South West and Grown That Way. This alliance brings together the health sector, the military and the third sector. Our aim to support clinical staff to have access to […]

Hydroponics out for delivery

With the onset on the autumn term, it has been a busy summer of growing, showing and generally plant based activities. As you will know part of our research project with The Coop Foundation is researching growing technology within in community settings. Merryhues market garden will play host to ultra-modern hydroponic system later this year. […]

Supporting Battling-On …. Garden Design Day with the Veterans

Grown That Way is part of a group of CIC organisations that all reside here at Merrhuefarm, part of our work is to help support each other in varying ways…. Cross pollination pardon the pun. One of our sister CIC’s is Battling-On, an award-winning Veterans organisation. September gave us the opportunity to support such a […]

Floral Pino Devon County show 2023

Grown That Way exhibits musical floral garden highlighting the destruction of British Woodland. Devon County Show 18th-20th May was the busiest show yet! with a host of exhibits showing the best of Devon life.  Grown That Way exhibits musical floral garden highlighting the destruction of British Woodland. Devon County Show 18th-20th May was the busiest […]

Tatton Park 2022 … Silver Guilt and Best Community Border

The summer we will never forget, 40c and months of blistering heat changed the landscape across blighty. Building floral space along with other fabulous members of the garden community greened this slice of blighty for a few days during July 2022. Grown That Way were awarded silver guilt and Best Community Border for there efforts […]