This is a massive thank you to all the generous individuals, organisations and companies who have supported us throughout our growth so far. Whether that means donating material goods, voluntary time or funding, we could not be sustainable or creative in our goals without you!
So a BIG round of applause for:
Southeastern Railway – giver of garden & storeroom space & water butt
Keepers Nursery – generous giver of trees & berries.
Littlewoods Fencing – raised beds
Wonky WI – garden mobiles
Bohemia Walled Garden – garden tools
Leigh Dyer – Large metal mesh
The Southwater Centre – workbenches & buckets of water!
Alexander Park Group – Plants/Seedlings
Little Panel Farm – Plants/Seedlings
Roebuck Enterprises/Autism Sussex – Smoothie bike
St John’s Church – Hall use
St Leonards Market/Anton – Tables and chairs for outdoor events
Hastings Borough Council- litter pickers & recycling bags and funds for Refill promotion
Active Hastings – Garden promotion
Abby & Thad at Pea Pod Veg – plants and other growing things.
Police Fund- £200
The Quakers- £200
Tesco Bags of Help- £1000
The COOP Store- £250
The keepers of our Community garden – The stoic Mick Studd, the persistent Rod Webb, the lovely Sue Littleford, the loyal Sue Taylor, the passionate Kathy Bor, the steadfast Chris Petts, the Alison Cooper, the artistic Sherry Clark, Naomi Robinson, Helen Fryer, Graham, Sean Parker, Robin Holtom, Ken Davis, Alistair Robinson, Julia Hilton– garden landscape design work
Richard Watson, Kate Meakin & Energy group – Leaders of Renewable Energy Projects, research trips abroad & SOS
Rachel Holtom– original instigator of TTH, garden helper and new Pot Luck organiser, along with Roz Cran.
Geoff Dann– identified & advised on plants at the garden
Anna Locke – Ran free Permaculture session at the garden & Green Drinks organiser
Gail Borrow at Explore the Arch – inspirer of creativity, a linker of the community & decorator of the garden!
Those who have cooked delicious food for our Big Lunches, Pot Luck Dinners & Harvest Celebration at Garden- you know who you are (Fiona McGarry & Co)!
Ursula McLaughlin (graphic design & SOS organiser), Lianne Venner (helper of SOS)
Rachel Crossley– professional advice on green issues
Phil Oakley- water access research & funding
Sassie Yasamee– free apple press use, apples & time
Tracey Johnson– advise & fundraising applications
John Funnell & Co– Litter pickers taking on the world!
Scott Garrett– organiser & poster designer of Green Drinks
Chris Richards – Bulk Buying organiser
Barbara– Getting Co-Wheels to Hastings
All those that gave their free time to make SOS Festival 2018 happen!