Monthly Archives: January 2015

  • Spotlight on Simon

    Fundraising concert 7 March 2015

    Posted on January 13, 2015 by admin in News, UK Activities.

    Come and celebrate our 10th ANNIVERSARY in a unique charity concert, organised by pianist Simon Marlow, at Howgills Friends’ Meeting House, 42 South View, Letchworth, SG6 3JJ, at3.00 pm Sat. 7th March 2015.  £14  including refreshments. Music will include Brahms, Frank Bridge, York Bowen… performed by Marianne Andersen, Clare Fox and Simon Marlow.  Email porridgeproject@btinternet.com for tickets.

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  • Beekeepers and chicken house

    BEES: agreement and training

    Posted on January 13, 2015 by admin in News, Uganda.

    Beekeeper Mujuni has agreed to give the Kasiisi Project 30% of the honey harvested. This should give the project at least 40 jars of honey if the colonies take a while to establish themselves and there is only one harvest, and more if he can harvest twice. Fingers crossed 2015 isn’t too rainy. Once the […]

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  • Attracting wild bees

    Attracting bees to the farm – a new initiative

    Posted on January 13, 2015 by admin in News, Uganda.

    Before Christmas, beekeeper Mujuni and two workers hung potential hives, and trapper boxes, in some of the farm trees, to attract wild bees. Putting the hives in the trees not only makes them more attractive to the bees, but also makes it less likely that other insects will colonize the hives before the bees do. […]

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