War and Peas explores the heritage of Glasgow’s allotments, looking at how sites developed in response both to national emergencies and social changes since 1914. It aims to raise awareness of healthy eating and outdoor activity today.

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Allotment Diary

Week Beginning 14th May

Spring has sprung on the War & Peas plot! It has been gloriously sunny this week and it has really made a difference to our plants. Everything is suddenly growing really well. The strawberries are flowering and the peas are getting taller at a very rapid pace. It...

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Allotment History

Throughout the project we will be researching the history of Glasgow’s First World War allotments, both the ones that are still here and the ones that have closed. Using records from the city archives, information from site associations and maps, we will be piecing together the story of our city’s allotments.

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