Who are we

Here is a snapshot of the Cultivate team in the Newtown Community Garden, spring 2014


We are joined by a great team of volunteers and community growers through the week. Our main volunteer day in Newtown is Wednesday when our chefs cook up a free, taste local food lunch…. please feel free to drop in and find out more and get involved.


Gary Mitchell – Newtown Food hub project leader

Emma Maxwell – Newtown Nursery project leader

Seri Challen – Newtown Nursery plants women



Regular Volunteers

Alex Bradley – Longest standing volunteer & excellent carpenter

Alistair – Chef (lead in bread and patisserie)

Chris -Chef (chief curry maker)

Rhys – Trainee chef

Dave Chester-Master – Gardener

Sue Stickland – Garden writer and horticultural tutor

Tom, Gareth Bayliss, Darren, Sasha – Newtown Garden volunteers

Brain Marsh, Rhys – Llanidloes Garden volunteers

Dewi – Llanfyllin Garden volunteer and tutor