Do You Want To Feed Sheffield Survey

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Regather is working to open up pathways into horticulture and farming in Sheffield. As part of this work we want to hear from individuals and community groups who are serious about joining the next generation of urban farmers and market gardeners. Responding to our survey will help us make a stronger case and could perhaps take you one step closer …

wood anemones and hazel

Garden Design Services from Regather

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Over Easter we launched our new Garden Design service and we’re so excited to see this long-envisioned dream gaining ground (pun intended). Regather’s Garden Design service brings ecological planting and practical approaches to food production together. Whether you’re thinking of growing your own vegetables, planting fruit trees, building a pond or making a meadow, we can show you how to …

The Regather ‘Supporting Food Growing in Schools’ Survey

Alice Farmery Regather

In 2022 Regather successfully applied for funding from the Carbon Innovation Fund and the South Yorkshire Sustainability Centre. This funding will enable the Regather team to develop a new programme to support food growing in Sheffield schools over the next 3 years. To help us design and deliver the best possible service, we have designed a short survey which will …

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Shortlisted For BBC Food & Farming Award

Fran Halsall Food, Regather Farm

Regather is absolutely delighted to be Shortlisted for a 2023 BBC Food & Farming Award in the ‘Farming the Future category’. The nomination recognises all the work we do and our campaigning for fairer access to a food system that is more accountable and sustainable for years to come. It’s amazing news for us here at Regather and we feel …

Chloe's finished garden

Edible wildlife garden design in Sheffield

Fran Halsall Garden Design, Regather

Regather’s Garden Service, designing edible and wildlife gardens, is now a year and a half old. In that time I’ve helped dozens of people to create their dream garden. It is a real pleasure to share my love of plants and nature-inspired design with Sheffield’s gardeners. I’ve been able to demonstrate that no matter how small the garden, it can …

locally grown bridal bouquet

Growing flowers for Weddings 

Rachel Regather Leave a Comment

It is a huge privilege to be asked to grow, cut and arrange flowers for a wedding. Flowers can be a key part of how you remember the day, with bouquets featuring heavily in photographs. While for others, it is less about the bouquet and more about transforming the venue into something special. At Regather, alongside our organic vegetables, we grow …

South Yorkshire Sustainability Centre Launch

Alice Farmery Regather

Wednesday 14th June marked the official launch of the South Yorkshire Sustainability Centre (SYSC). Held at the Advanced Manufacturing Park Technology Centre in Rotherham, the launch event was attended by a broad array of academics, business leaders, third-sector organisations, and regional policy-makers. This group included two representatives from Regather’s Urban Agriculture Task Force, a group established to promote peri-urban farming …

Our new shiny online system

Rachel Regather

Wow what a week! Snow and software changes were a double whammy of complications.  As the snow melts, we wanted to share some more details about our software changes; why we have made the change and the thinking behind it.  BUT before you sit down to read this riveting blog post – quick question – have you updated your payment …

Regather Farm, Sheffield, Organic Tomatoes

Price Rises

Rachel Regather

Back in January 2022 there was no Russian invasion of Ukraine or “cost-of-living crisis” constantly on the news and things were starting to feel a bit more “normal” again post-Covid. As we start 2023, we’ve all had to weather a tough winter of inflation and worker strikes, and Regather is facing some of its biggest financial challenges.  Our staff are …

Regather Farm, Sheffield - Polytunnel

Connecting Ethical Food Traders is More Important Than Ever

Fran Halsall Food, Regather

The Better Food Traders network connects and supports ethical food traders all over the country, helping us to disrupt the food system. After all, no organisation is an island, and together we can harness our values and creativity to make real change. The initiative is aimed at retailers, veg box schemes, markets and other retail models. The accreditation schemes are …