Community kitchen and vegetable garden
We are delighted that our community kitchen project was completed in April 2022. The vegetable garden covered was completed in August 2023
The kitchen is designed to offer the local community children a food programme every day and for our volunteers and guests to share the cooking with the children and experience. Our community kitchen is in addition to our main programmes and ’feed 150’ programme. This Community project is for the children to learn self development and cook for themselves. We provide the food and oversee and teach new cooking skills and learn about new foods. The community kitchen is attached to our new vegetable garden, polytunnel and rice growing land, so the children are involved in learning all about food and how it is harvested. .
We welcome our volunteers and guests to be a part of this programme when they stay with us on site at Palms Cottage Guesthouse. It really is a wonderful experience. We are now organically growing Rice, Potatoes, Corn, Onions, Garlic, Cauliflower, Tomatoes, Long Beans, Short Beans, Cabbage, Corriander, Lettuce, Parsnips, Chillis, Basil, Peas, Raddish, Carrots, Water cress, Mint, Cucumber, Lady finger, Ginger, Turmeric, Strawberries and Spinach. Also we have a variety of fruit trees: Avocados, bananas, Mango, Orange, Lemon. All creating this wonderful environment for children and volunteers and guests.