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Harvest gets underway at Croydon Saffron Central

Posted on November 2nd, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

Volunteers are now sought to harvest saffron in Croydon town centre, at the crocus farm on the site of the former Taberner House building.

Release begins: There’s a stigma attached to Croydon town. There are tens of thousands in fact.

But this stigma’s not slanderous, controversial, ugly, big and bruising.  It’s not embarrassing or unfortunate.

This stigma is subtle and slight, simple and light.  “Stunning”, “wonderful”, … Read More »



Croydon Saffron Central brings namesake flower back to town centre

Posted on August 19th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. 1 Comment

Croydon council has greenlighted a project by community groups to create a pop-up crocus farm on the former Taberner House site in central Croydon this autumn. 

Release begins: Croydon Council’s approval allows the community project to seek funding through public donation to create a pop-up saffron farm to share with all of Croydon.

The project aims to bring the Crocus Valley to every garden and belly in … Read More »