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Hi all

I work for charity BTCV and we've just launched an iPhone app (free to download) which is all about food growing.

It lets users enter the size of their plot and discover how much food they can grow, how much money that would save them (on supermarket veg) and how many food miles they can avoid. It also has a monthly planner, loads of food growing tips and advice and a collection of celeb recipes.

You can get it at the app store (just search for BTCV or 'get growing').

Hope you find it useful.




  • Olokia
    Olokia Posts: 905 Forumite
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    Any chance you can put it on android as well please
  • Dotingranny
    Fabulous idea, but a bit dissapointed to discover the only thing people should be planting in Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec, and Jan is Garlic.
    What about all those fabulous fall planted veg plants that I,m currently drooling over in DT Browns catalogue ?

    I,m no expert just a newbie allotmenteer who missed a lot of spring planting. Come on a few winter hardy veggies aren't going to perplex the iphone generation. I'm one of those too.
  • ElizabethBTCV

    Really useful to get some feedback so thanks for responding.

    Olokia - we're new to apps (and as we're a charity we're on a limited budget) so we thought we'd keep it simple to start with but producing an android version may be something we look at in the future.

    Dotingranny - thanks for your comments. We'll take a look at the veg planner for autumn/winter and see if we can add a bit more to that in any future versions/updates. Hope your allotment goes well! My dad's is fab - we've had strawberries, cherries, cauliflower, lettuce and potatoes from it this week! :)
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