Local Produce & Community

Growing together

If you enjoy eating fresh organically grown fruit and veg and either grow already or would like to learn, come and see us at one of our FlintShare sites. FlintShare is a community growing scheme with three sites across the county, at Northop, one on the Gladstone Estate in Hawarden and one in Cilcain. Members [...]

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Mold Food and Drink Festival celebrates 10th year

Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 September 2015 This September is the tenth Mold Food and Drink Festival and it was during that first festival that Mold was accredited to become a member of the worldwide Cittaslow movement. Promoting local producers and the benefits of buying locally for our economy and the environment, have always been [...]

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Delicious fruit and veg

The FlintShare vegetable and fruit gardens at Cilcain, Northop and Hawarden are all shooting up. The Northop polytunnels have fed us royally through the usually lean months with delicious new potatoes, stupendous salads and the most productive chard ever. While the tunnels now house our tender tomatoes, aubergines and cucumbers the Cilcain Garden produces summer [...]

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Community Garden thrives

The Pathway Class from Maes Garmon come into the Community Garden at Park Avenue in Mold on a Tuesday with their youth worker Dafydd Beattie. Garden volunteers Sue Matthews and Sam Jones help the students who work on their own plot and also lend a hand around the Community Garden generally. The students have learnt [...]

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