We need seeds!

We need seeds!

Can you help us in our quest to collect seeds for our tree planting project? We need people to collect the seeds of horse chestnuts, sweet chestnut, oak and beech trees and send them to our Wakefield project so that our members can grow new trees! Last year we planted...
International Day of Older Persons

International Day of Older Persons

In 1991, the United Nations adopted 1st October as the International Day of Older Persons. To mark the day this year, we are paying homage to our oldest volunteer Dottie, who has been supporting Open Country members on their activities for the past five years. At...
Celebrating National Allotments Week

Celebrating National Allotments Week

We are celebrating National Allotments Week this week! The theme for 2020 is ‘Growing Food for Health and Wellbeing’, a reflection of the many benefits of growing, cooking and eating your own fruit and vegetables. At Open Country we know all about ‘growing...
Can you ride to the rescue for Open Country?

Can you ride to the rescue for Open Country?

Get on your bike – or wheelchair, tandem, scooter, skateboard, penny farthing, unicycle – and join the free My Prudential RideLondon to raise vital funds for our charity! The My Prudential RideLondon is holding a free cycling event on 15-16 August to help charities...
Open Country’s Audio Walks

Open Country’s Audio Walks

During lockdown, Open Country has been thinking of ways to bring the outdoors indoors for our members who are missing getting #OutThereTogether with us. We’re delighted to have launched our first ever series of audio walks, aimed at those who are missing their...
Top 10 Healthy (and cheapish) Recipes

Top 10 Healthy (and cheapish) Recipes

Now nobody at Open Country can ever claim to be a budding Gordon Ramsey (although some of us might be just as bossy), however we have had more time at home to perfect our favourite recipes and some new ones too. We have tried to make the instructions and ingredients...
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