From Hud with Mud
Craig is a local resident in Huddersfield, Kirklees who last year decided to embark on a growing journey and turned his garden into a community growing space.
During the first lockdown, he started growing spring onions as part of a virtual race with colleagues. Craig was surprised to find that this kickstarted an interest in growing, so he bought a greenhouse to grow more.
By June, the whole of his back garden had been transformed into a growing space complete with upcycled raised beds and an area for composting. He also embarked on a microgreen journey and using old mushroom containers was able to provide microgreens for the community.
Craig was soon overwhelmed with produce so decided to take it round his neighbourhood and offer it to people for free, and from there from Hud with Mud was born.
Craig’s mission is to break down barriers between households and inspire others to do the same.
“The underpinning essence of it all is to bring the community together to grow together and inspire them to grow at home,” said Craig.
Craig currently has 100 plants on the go and is looking forward to taking part in Plant and Share Month!
Feeling inspired? Find out more about how you can get involved with community growing with Plant and Share Month.