PALLS GARDEN

PALLS GARDEN

PALLS has gone green with the development of a Horticulture Project providing a therapeutic space and horticulture training for PALLS participants. The aims of this project are

  • To add to the suite of training programmes on offer to PALLS participants
  • To improve participants’ skills and knowledge in vegetable and fruit growing
  • To provide accredited horticulture programmes for PALLS participants
  • To enhance participants’ employability and social capital
  • To increase participants’ knowledge of the nutritional value of fruit and vegetables
  • To increase participants’ consumption of fruit and vegetables
  • To create a therapeutic space for PALLS participants to enjoy
  • To provide employment opportunities for PALLS participants

The PALLS Social Enterprise will be expanded to include the production of fresh salad and edible flowers for the local catering industry thus providing further employment options for PALLS participants The garden has gone from strength to strength in 2018 and is now in full production with vegetables and salad available.