Going wild with biodiversity and green spaces

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    FREE GIVE AND TAKE EVENT   Come to the Duke of Sussex pub on Sunday June 23rd to donate items you no longer want, pick up brilliant stuff, meet lovely people and support community sharing. Everything is totally, totally FREE.  WHEN: Sunday June 23rd, 3-6pm         WHERE: The Duke of Sussex, 23 Baylis Road, Waterloo  SE1 7AY  How it Read more [...]

  • Knowsley Eco Teams

    We are a community inclusion project delivered within Knowsley in our schools and community centres. Consisting of 6 Eco sessions including Grow Your Own, Rubbish and Up-cycling, Energy, Water & Travel, Composting and Love Food, Hate Waste. All sessions are FREE to anyone who lives or works in Knowsley. Delivered Read more [...]

  • Featherstone Drive Spinney

    Catch22 Leicester are delivering a  4 day John Muir award across 7 weeks of a school term. Once a week catch22 work with children and young people aged 8-13 in a woodland to try and encourage fun, discovery, education on environmental work.  

  • Liverpool Organic Gardeners Group

    We are a group of people who meet regularly once a month to share our interest in all things gardening and our members  have different interests, e.g. fruit and veg, gardens for wildlife, particular plant species.  Our talks and outdoor visits enable us to share knowledge and some of  our regulars have been Read more [...]

  • Growing It Alone

    Groundwork Hertfordshire is working with B3 living, Holdbrook Youth Group and Holdbrook Residents Association to turn an area of land adjacent to the Olympic Lee Valley White Water Centre in to a community food growing space.

  • Brixton Edge

    A place to grow: Good food, friendship, gardens, sustainability, and have fun caring for the Earth and People with Permaculture principles.

  • London Permaculture Festival

    The London Permaculture Festival is a grassroots event organised by volunteers. This year it takes place on Sunday 30th July at Cecil Sharp House, Camden from 11am-6pm. We are looking for volunteers who would like to help out and see permaculture in action as we organise for another year with Read more [...]

  • Streetscape

    Streetscape is an award winning social enterprise. We provide apprenticeships in landscape gardening to 18-25 year olds who are long-term unemployed, helping them to build the skills, experience and attributes they need to fulfill their dreams and move into and retain work: growing lives, transforming landscapes. In so doing we design, landscape and maintain gardensacross South London for residential, corporate and community-based clients looking Read more [...]

  • Delph Project

    The Delph Project is a community-based initiative (lead by Friends of the Delph) to research and create a vested interest in the Delph landscape; its past, present and particularly its future. This project aims to nurture a complex social and cultural exchange between local people and their environment, across generations. Read more [...]

  • Cool it Art Classes

    We have just been funded to run a 6 week taster of  an academic year long project we are looking to secure funding for.  All our classes focus on creating art projects out of house hold junk, “Upcycling” it. We have volunteer positions available to help run the classes every Read more [...]

  • Village farm orchard project

    We are a Squash Nutrition project, based in Stockbridge Village. We have support from the Villages housing association to plant up any spaces owned by them in between housing estates and roadways around the Stockbridge Village area. We have a polytunnel base and a shop unit in the precint of Read more [...]

  • Community Energy Fortnight

    We are pleased to launch our Community Energy Fortnight 2015 in partnership with Cooperative Energy. The Fortnight will run from 5th-20th September with events up and down the UK – from seeing inside a wind turbine to building your own solar panel. Keep an eye on our events page in Read more [...]

  • Person2person

    Growing food in spare space and other peoples gardens to form a local veg growing and eating business. If you have growing space this could be used to grow food. You could eat better or making a little money. All you need to do is open your space for the Read more [...]

  • Sowing Sherwood

    Sowing Sherwood aims to transform areas of unloved & disused land around Sherwood in Nottingham into bee-friendly & edible landscapes (free fruit & veg!)

  • WWT London Wetland Centre

    London is famous for its green spaces, but it’s a little known fact that the UK’s Favourite Nature Reserve is in the heart of the Capital.  WWT London Wetland Centre was awarded this accolade by the readers of Countryfile magazine and on a leisurely ramble around the Centre it’s easy Read more [...]

  • Barnet Green Drinks

    Welcome to Barnet Green Drinks a social occasion for anyone who is involved or interested in environmental/green issues. It is part of the worldwide Green Drinks movement. Barnet Green Drinks is a place to meet like minded individuals, learn about interesting projects, get away from it all and just relax. Read more [...]

  • The HUB Eco Series

    The HUB Eco Series is an event series creating positive debate around the key national and international environmental issues of our time; join our Twitter and Facebook communities to hear about events as they arise. Our events are hosted by HUB Islington, the original HUB in a converted warehouse in Read more [...]

  • growgreens@fairfieldst

    We are a Supported Housing scheme in Wandsworth for Deaf Adults Our project name is growgreens@fairfieldst We are novices and would like to learn about growing our own fruit & veg the housemates have made a good job of tidying up the garden, but we want to grow fruit & Read more [...]

  • Flooting

    In Europe around 40% of people recycle, in some countries it’s as high as 60%, at the same time reuse remains a niche activity.  Today, people are acquiring stuff like never before.  We own 6 times more stuff then the generation before us and we’re running out of space to Read more [...]

  • Bedfords Park Walled Garden

    The walled garden was built around 1770 to service the Bedfords estate with veg, fruit and flowers. The estate was sold to Havering Council in 1933 and became the council’s nursery until 1999 when it closed due to the questionable safety of the walls. Today we have a lottery ‘food Read more [...]

  • The People’s Design Lab

    The Lab is a place where we can come together and help design change. A laboratory, run by ordinary folk, experimenting with design.  It’s a place for people who care about recycling and reuse to talk to the industries who create “stuff” in the first place and to say “look, Read more [...]

  • Asian Womens Food Growing Project

    Our new allotments for local women are finally finished.  We have 12 new allotments made from railway sleepers that will last many years without the need to replace them.  They have shingle drainage and a shingle pathway lined to prevent weeks.  We also have a new fence to keep out Read more [...]

  • Community Land Advisory Service

    Community Land Advisory Service (CLAS) CLAS is an impartial, collaborative service aiming to increase community access to land across the UK. CLAS helps communities and land managers gain satisfactory agreements on access to land by providing guidance on technical lease agreements and related issues. CLAS has been developed to help Read more [...]

  • Woodland Heritage in Action

    Woodland Heritage in Action focuses on the historical significance of woodland for the cultural, environmental and economic wellbeing of Peterborough. Bretton’s Ancient Woods, to the East of Peterborough and once part of William the Conqueror’s Royal Rockingham Forest, are being made more accessible to the public thanks to a grant Read more [...]

  • RiverCare (PECT)

    Peterborough Environment City Trust, Keep Britain Tidy and Anglian Water have been working together and have funded more than 40 RiverCare groups across the region, helping people care for their local stretch of river. Groups of volunteers have been working together to clean out stretches of the River Nene, which Read more [...]

  • Forest for Peterborough

    We’re creating a Forest for Peterborough… Peterborough Environment City Trust (PECT) is working with a range of different partners to create a Forest for Peterborough. Forest for Peterborough is a growing forest for a growing city. The Forest project aims to plant a tree for every person in Peterborough, a Read more [...]

  • Horniman Museum and Gardens

    We are the Horniman Museum and Gardens, an inspiring, surprising, family-friendly, free attraction in South London’s Forest Hill. We’ve been open since Victorian times, when Frederick John Horniman first opened his house and extraordinary collection of objects to visitors. Since then, our collection has grown tenfold and includes internationally important Read more [...]

  • Food Growing Train the Trainer

    Food Growing Train the Trainer Courses 2013 Are you a keen gardener? Fed up with not knowing where your fruit and veg comes from? Want to grow your own food? Work in the community? Thought about teaching or sharing your skills and knowledge? If so these 8 week courses may Read more [...]

  • Calabaza Growers

    About us Calabaza Growers (London) is a farm business launched in July 2012. The farm is in Carlshalton, South West London, in the Borough of Sutton. Joel Brook the Farm owner has 10 years experience of working in the Organic farming sector prior to launching Calabaza.   What we grow Read more [...]

  • The Big Sunflower Project

    Started in 2011 The Big Sunflower Project encourages people to grow sunflowers as a way of raising  awareness of the rare neuromuscular conditions known as centronuclear and myotubular myopathy. For further information visit The Big Sunflower Project website at https://thebigsunflowerproject.com/.

  • Herb Growing Workshop

    HERB PLANTING WORKSHOP 4 week course held Saturday mornings at Meanwhile Gardens W10 5BN Saturdays May 18, May 25, June 8 & June 22 from 10.30am to 12noon £25 / £15 concessions (inc. Farm the City volunteers) A great place to start growing your own – learn to sow, propagate Read more [...]

  • Hamilton House

    Hamilton House is a vibrant community hub on Stokes Croft in which people can coexist in harmony with themselves, with each other and the environment. We have grown organically and will continue to do so, open to respond to what is needed by the community within and without the building.  Read more [...]

  • University of Roehampton Halls Reuse

    The University of Roehampton Halls Reuse project aims to encourage reuse and reduce waste going to landfill. When the 1500 students in halls leave at the end of the academic year, tonnes of waste is produced. Roehampton Halls Reuse gives students the opportunity to drop off reusable kitchenware, bedding, clothing, books and food for reuse by a number of charities. 

  • Green Dream

    The Green Dream is an urban food growing and community environmental project based in the heart of Bootle.  We are growing food in raised beds and poly tunnel. We are also creating habitats for wildlife, keeping bees, harvesting water, composting, sowing a meadow, making and installing environmental art pieces and Read more [...]

  • Penrith Action for Community Transition

    PACT is a transition town organisation that is working hard on local environmental and energy saving projects. We’ve campaigned to reduce plastic bag usage, produce community ovens and gets kids involved with Story Giants of Eden.  We’re now heavily into community growing and greening of Penrith and Eden District.  Using Read more [...]

  • Climate Crusader Volunteering

    <P>Are you passionate about recycling and environmental issues?</P> <P> </P> <P>Are you looking to gain some experience in events, sustainability or charity work? </P> <P> </P> <P>Vital Regeneration is an agency working for positive change in London’s most deprived neighbourhoods by developing sustainable and effective social, environmental and economic programmes.</P> <P> </P> <P>This Read more [...]

  • Queen’s Walk Window Gardens

    The Queen’s Walk Windows Gardens are large-scale allotments created from reclaimed windows that span one of the busiest and most activated public spaces in the world. Designed by Wayward Plants, as part of Southbank Centre’s Festival of Neighbourhood, the imaginative garden has been built and cared for by the local Read more [...]

  • Lansborough Way Veg Patches

    This is a community food growing project in partnership with the Conservation Volunteers and Thames Valley Housing at accommodation on Lansborough Way.  The group worked together to create some fantastic raised beds and are getting ready to plant for the food growing season.

  • Tamworth Farm Rose Avenue Allotment

    Sustainable Merton, a community led initiative which gives local people the chance to get involved with practical projects aimed at increasing sustainability in the area, is set to refurbish the currently derelict Tamworth Farm, Rose Avenue Allotment on London Road, Mitcham. Owned by Merton Council, the site is in an Read more [...]

  • Permanent Housing Co-operative

    Fully Mutual housing cooperative interested in permaculture, community building, low impact living etc. We are a cooperative centred around a multi generational family and feel that we have hit upon an interesting model for inter-generational management of a collective asset.

  • Get-Growing

    We are a community market garden and organic horticulture training centre in Newtown. We are also involved in developing a local food hub and deliver training, work experience and volunteer programmes . We are part of the Cwm Harry organisation who built their reputation composting food waste and promoting local Read more [...]

  • Virginia Gardens Pocket Park

    As you enter Virginia Gardens from the High Street you see a 2.4 metre high wall made of engineering brick. This runs at the back of the pavement for about 50 metres. What magical land lies behind the wall? Can you hear bird song and the faint swish as palm fronds Read more [...]

  • Bevendean Community Garden

    A community food growing project on an amazing site in a valley of the South Downs in Brighton. Sustainable growing, forest school, foraging opportunities, workshops, communal cooking and eating, mushroom growing and much more.

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