We planted 20 fruit trees

On Saturday 18th February, Roots for the Future worked with the Northbourne Action Group to plant 20 fruits trees on the Northbourne estate. Funded by Godalming Town Council and supported by Southern Housing, 40 people came out to plant cherry, apple and pear trees....

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Planting event! 

Roots for the Future is holding another planting event in Godalming, this time in Northbourne. Again funded by Godalming Town Council, Northbourne residents are gathering to plant an orchard of fruit trees near the playground. We are working with the Northbourne...

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Watch our latest video

Our new video  Roots for the Future plants trees with communities to tackle local climate change problems and to contribute to contribute to social cohesion. Any barriers there are among participants break down as soon as people get their hands dirty together. So we...

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Getting our hands dirty

Getting hands dirty at Ockford Ridge and Aaron’s Hill Friends and neighbours in Ockford Ridge and Aaron’s Hill are gathering together to get their hands dirty this Saturday, 19 November. Residents will be planting 50 oak tree saplings with us. The afternoon is paid...

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How to plant a tree

Tree planting season has officially started. In order for a tree or tree sapling to have a good chance of survival, it is best to plant between October and April. This is because this is when the tree roots are dormant. How to plant a tree Firstly prepare the area you...

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A whole lot of Moos

On Friday we went to the Coverwood Farm Food and Drink festival where all the Surrey Cow Parade Moos are on display before they get auctioned off next month. The Cow Parade is the world’s largest public art event, and rounds up the support of celebrities and community...

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Thank you, Godalming!

Community spirit was alive and well in Godalming on the Bank Holiday Sunday night. We held our first ever fundraising event. Our pub quiz raised just over £450! Thanks so much to all who came along to support us and to all those who bought raffle tickets. ​Staff at...

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Staycation, Godalming

Roots for the Future ran a stall at the weekend at Staycation Live, Godalming’s community music, food and arts festival. It was our first ever stall at a public event and we were excited to break out our brand new banner. Directors Sam Allen (left) and Dan Rigden...

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We are taking workshop bookings

Roots for the Future engages communities in and around Godalming in tree planting workshops to help tackle our local, national and global climate challenges. We hold school workshops which aim to get children actively involved in enjoying the outdoors and the...

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