Home of the Steeple Aston Church Allotments Association

Welcome to the Steeple Aston Church Allotments Association’s website.

Here you will find information on all aspects of the Association, including our policiesnews about our events, and projects and how you can get involved.

If you are interested in applying for an allotment, please read related information and use our application form.

For those who would like to contribute stories or images from SACAA events, please use the contact page. The website editor will then get in touch.

Starting from a seed
News and Events

News and Events

All the latest news and events stories for you to catch up from the allotments.

News – Stories on things that concern the owners of the plots and the village.

Events – Details of events happening in both the Village further a field.

blog

Blog

The blog brings you up to date with projects that are going on and in the Steeple Aston Church Allotments Association.

With the blog you can also add your comments and observations of the subjects to find out more please visit the blog page.

Apply for an Allotment

Apply for Allotment

If you are interested in a full or partial plot, please contact our Allocation Officer, Stuart Walton.

To apply, please use the Application form.

 

News

 

Tomato and veg plants 2018

There is still time to make your tomato and veg plant order for this year! Contact Anna or Rose for an order form by the 15th March 2018.

Posts acquired for SACAA allotments

As any person living in and around Steeple Aston will know, there is a huge new water pipe being laid down from Oxford to Banbury. With the completion of the works, many thousands of posts used to fence off the area have become available. Nigel has been in touch with...

Clearing and leveling work completed in old orchard

The SACCA Committee have recently approved plans to make better use of the old orchard area at the bottom, eastern end of the Church Allotments. This area was taken up by a rather large rabbit warren, some very diseased stick-like plum trees, and ever-encroaching...

Blog

 

Clearing and leveling work completed in old orchard

The SACCA Committee have recently approved plans to make better use of the old orchard area at the bottom, eastern end of the Church Allotments. This area was taken up by a rather large rabbit warren, some very diseased stick-like plum trees, and ever-encroaching...

Apiary Update

It's been a funny old summer weather-wise, and the bees have behaved accordingly. With a cool and blustery early summer, the bees were late getting started but then, toward the end of May a warm spell really got them going. We were able to harvest and jar up 20lb of...

Bees and New Hive: News from the Apiary

Paul has now placed a new Top Bar Hive, a 'minimal intervention' type of bee hive, at the SACAA Apiary. So we now have 3 hives - 1 traditional hive (managed by Anna) and 2 top bar hives (managed by Paul). Two of the hives have bee colonies in resident. Our traditional...

Events

 

Thank you for supporting our Xmas Stall!

The SACAA Committee and stalwart volunteers have yet again been busy in the kitchen and craft shop to produce goodies for the Christmas Stall, which as held at Dr Radcliffe's School on the 2nd of December 2017. It was a quieter year than usual, but our home-made...

SACAA Christmas Stall at Dr Radcliffe’s School December 2017

We have been making lots of delicious chutneys - from the best Steeple Aston-grown produce - to make that Christmas turkey and cheese extra special this year! And for Christmas morning - how about some home-made dark and rich marmalade - flavoured with a bit of port?...

Christmas Stall at Dr Radcliffe’s School

We are organizing our annual Christmas Stall at the Christmas Fair hosted by Dr Radcliffe's School. Our volunteers have been busy planting bulbs and making products perfect for Christmas gifts or as a treat. Save a date in your diary! Saturday 3rd December 2016 Dr...

Get in touch...

If you want to get in touch with us please go to the contact page.