Welcome and thank you for joining us on our journey.
In this newsletter we bring you the latest news and updates on whats going on with The Loving Chef and Sol Haven, our base.
JUST THE WAY NATURE INTENDED!
Our hotbed has produced its first harvest of
This has helped supplement lunchtime meals supplied to our fabulous Volunteers on Mondays & Tuesdays.
Currently maintaining a temperature of around 18ºC, we are looking forward to our next crop to graze on.
Hotbeds have been popular since Victorian times & provides bottom heat, using manure rather than electricity as the heat source speeding up plant growth of seedlings & tender plants.
The best organic matter for heating up a hotbed is said to be horse manure, however personally we have had more success using fresh cow manure.
There’s just no comparison to home grown
veg in our eyes.