| 'Clematis' with the Brew Boat behind|
OK, so no, we didn't actually use night soil but instead used local manure - really well rotted - and a big thanks is due again to Sue and Mark Jones at Little Heath Farm for supplying and receiving this on their field!
The event was steadily attended from 12-4pm both by people who were passing on the canal, or through the village, and by many people who had seen adverts, tweets and fliers. Curious locals historians, horticulturalists and even those with careers in waste management dropped by.
|Heritage potato crop harvested|
Unsurprisingly few adults took up the offer to dress as Victorian
Though there are many potatoes, they are rather small due, we think, to a combination weeds getting the better of us and dry weather...
the potatoes are reputed to be rather tasty though!
|Local historians set up their own displays|
Also many thanks to Gina Hutchinson who brought a fascinating display of photos relating to the agricultural community of Dunham.
|Manure being transferred to fields|
All was filmed by Charlotte; so look out in a while for a new short film on the Forgotten Fields website