Last Year Edible Abingdon was in a strip of land behind the Ice Cream kiosk at the Outdoor pool. This year Edible Abingdon has a site near Old Station House where a number of old-style recycling bins (the ones we used before wheelie bins took over) have been used to grow a variety of herbs, beans, marrows and other edibles.
The objective of the project is to encourage more people in the community to grow some of their own food, and reduce dependence on fossil fuels and imported food.
Last time I saw the Green Gym working near us they were wood chipping some of the paths near the River Ock, litter picking, and planting trees. That was back in January. They were there again yesterday renewing a path I use most days.
The wood chip is provided by the town council staff. Everything chopped back in that area will either get left to decay naturally or recycled for paths.
The trees planted back in January looked very small to start with. Some are still bunched up inside the protective sheath but others have made it to the next stage.
The Green Gym program can be seen here.