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World's supply plummets because of climate change - time for an allotment?

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How to get an allotment - Which?

In most parts of the country there should be an allotment site within easy reach of your home. If you don't know where your local allotment site is, contact your local council. If you live in a rural area, contact your parish council.

In many areas allotments are so popular that you may have to go on a waiting list. Depending on where you live, this could be a few months to several years.

Though this is frustrating, it means you should eventually take over a recently worked plot on a well-cared for site.

A standard plot is about 250sqm, though many sites now offer half or smaller plots, especially if demand is high. Expect to pay around £30-50 a year for a full plot.

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