Going wild with biodiversity and green spaces

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  • Surrey Docks Farm

    Surrey Docks Farm is a community farm in the heart of London.  We provide our visitors with unique opportunities to learn about farming, food production and to become actively involved in the life of a working farm. The Farm is free to visit and is open 7 days a week Read more [...]

  • My Outdoor Classroom

      My Outdoor Classroom CIC nurtures  sustainable natural connections with your environment, your community and yourself through a fresh way of learning.  We hope you can find everything you need. My Outdoor Classroom Community Interest Company is ran by educational professionals. Here we are focused on providing  a high-quality Outdoor Learning Read more [...]

  • Nonsuch Voles

    Welcome to the Nonsuch Voles! We are a group of enthusiastic volunteers who carry out practical tasks to help maintain and enhance the beautiful formal gardens and woodland at Nonsuch Park, located between Ewell & Cheam in Surrey. We have worked closely with the Park staff in the gardens since Read more [...]

  • 8Plastics Plus

    8Plastics Plus is a progressive environmental charity which promotes sustainable living and which offers a platform to share innovative ideas around sustainability. We: create pro-environmental behaviour change support communities to take action want to simplify plastics recycling.

  • Friends Of Harmony Gardens

    We are a new , independent group called the Friends Of Harmony Gardens (FOHG). We have been formed by volunteers and staff actively involved in the gardens over the last few years. We are a voluntary, membership led, constituted group whose members are people dedicated to the continued growth, progress and Read more [...]

  • Friends of Ribbleton Library

    The Friends of Ribbleton Library, Preston are a community gardening club based in Preston. They are also the winners of the North West in Bloom ‘It’s Your Neighbourhood’ Best Small Neighbourhood’ 2011 and ‘Best Small Neighbourhood’ and ‘Best Over-all Project’ 2012.  We also won a Certificate of Distinction in 2013.

  • Lovely Grub Garden – Sele Road

    Residents in Hertford are transforming a piece of disused land on Sele Road, Hertford in to a community food growing space.  The group is being supported by local environmental charity Groundwork Hertfordshire and Hertford Town Council and is funded by the Lottery’s Big Lottery Fund.   Following two consultations with Read more [...]

  • Grow Wild

    Grow Wild runs learning and community engagement programmes of food growing and cooking related activities, to increase wellbeing, healthy eating knowledge, horticultural skills and community cohesion around New Cross, SE London.

  • Connected Roots

    Hello there! I'm looking to get some insight into all those growers out there. We are working towards making Connected Roots are fully formed social enterprise but in order to do this we need some primary research; to help guide our thought processes and to make sure we're doing the Read more [...]

  • Edible Landscapes London

    Low maintenance edible plants in London? More of ’em please! We offer informal training in forest gardening at our workdays. Check out our lovely well-labelled showcase beds and our propagation area, crammed with tough, tasty and robust plants. Join us for a cup of forest garden tea!

  • Design Bank

    Design Bank uses donated furniture from the community and creates re-loved furniture that is fun. funky and functional.  We offers workshops in upcycling, design, and basic DIY to local community members and vulnerable adults. (Upcycling converts unwanted or useless products into new products of better quality or a higher environmental value.) Read more [...]

  • Ruskin Park Fruit ‘n’ Veg Garden

    Trees for Cities completed planting of the Fruit ‘n’ Veg Garden in March 2014 in partnership with Lambeth Council, the Friends of Ruskin Park, Ruskin Park Community Garden and lots of volunteers.  The area was established as a Pocket Park through the support of the GLA and will be used as Read more [...]

  • Inkwell Arts

    Inkwell Arts is a creative space with garden, allotments & veggie cafe. We provide both a safe space for people with enduring mental health problems to engage in a variety of activities, but also encourage the local community to take part in our services. We work in partnership with many Read more [...]

  • Wild Places

    Wild Places Project – Inspiring Communities, Engaging through Nature It is all about engaging communities who have limited or no access to nature and the 'great outdoors'. It brings communities together to learn about nature and bio-diversity and experience it for themselves.

  • Hither Green Station Embankment

    Hither Green Station Embankment- Conservation Project. Chief aims:  Keeping on top of coppicing management. (Sycamores- Grr!) Encouraging Wild Food & Wildlife.  Improving mid level shrubbery and edible hedging.  Managing bracken and brambles. Planting of native bulbs which will naturalise. 

  • Kitchen Garden

    The Wellbeing Farm has been developed out of a passion to create an environment where people can de-stress, be inspired and re-energise. We offer something for everyone – businesses, individuals and children. Our organic kitchen garden complete with a polytunnel supplies the cookery school (a matter of metres away!) with Read more [...]

  • Bugs Club (nature workshops for children)

    Bugs Club is a series of nature workshops for children in Westow Park in Crystal Palace. The 45-minute workshops runs every Saturday from 11.30am-12.15pm (apart from a winter hibernation break in January and February).  Activities include making spiders from pinecones, bug hunts, tree identification, foraging, leaf printing and other fun Read more [...]

  • The Mixer

    Bold Vision is proud to announce the arrival of Mixer number 3 – this time it’s the Food Mixer.  Inspired by the launch of the Grow Wild project based in and around News Cross and Telegraph Hill, this edition collects together contributions from artists, writers, chefs and cultivators all connected Read more [...]

  • Beautiful Planet Cafe/ Preston Green Centre Ltd

    Aims: 1. Self-funding community centre 2. To bring people and groups together who are concerned about the environment 3. To be an information, education and resource centre for everything green Sell tea, coffee, snacks, sandwiches, cake, wholefoods and Fairtrade gifts to pay rent. Various groups/activities in evenings. Room hire free Read more [...]

  • Ashton Weed and Feed

    Gardening club. Created to maintain the church grounds, but also to be an informative and interactive social event, so that the members of the community who can garden, do garden, but the members of the community who support the work make us lunch. Hence the name Weed and Feed.   Read more [...]

  • Mudchute Park & Farm

    We are Mudchute Park & Farm, one of the largest city farms in London with 32 acres of countryside in the middle of the Isle of Dogs. Offering a bit of countryside in the city, we are open to the public all year free of charge. As a charity, we Read more [...]

  • Carshalton Community Allotment

    Carshalton Community Allotment is a project run by Ecolocal. We offer free, drop-in sessions twice a week at the Carshalton Community Allotment with a range of fun activities for all ages and levels of experience. The main aims of gardening open sessions are: To improve gardening skills. To learn how Read more [...]

  • Green Gym TCV Hollybush & Inkwell Arts

    Green Gym – ideal way to improve your physical health for those of us more drawn to the great outdoors than a stuffy gym full of lycra-clad fitness fanatics!  Learn new skills, meet like-minded people whilst also improving your health.  No experience neccessary and equipment will be provided.  The project Read more [...]

  • Greenock Cut Centre Volunteers

    Our Greenock based centre undertakes practical conservation work once weekly, and BTO Wetland Bird Surveys once monthly. Tasks run every Saturday from 10.30 – 2pm. For more information phone the Green cut Centre Rangers on 01475 521458, or visit the website: http://www.clydemuirshiel.co.uk/volunteering/volunteer-opportunities/practical-conservation-group/greenock-cut-volunteer-programme/ for a task programme

  • FUNDING Project

    Here’s where we’ll post about all of the funding opportunites we are aware of that could benefit your project.  If you’re looking for STUFF, check out this area: http://www.projectdirt.com/forum/forum/925/ If you’re looking for VOLUNTEERS: http://www.projectdirt.com/forum/forum/1135/  Please keep checking back as we update this page regularly. If you are aware of any new scheme Read more [...]

  • Mobile Gardeners’ Park

    A new community park created within a major redevelopment site as a 'meanwhile' community space for growing and gathering. It is a mobile space some of the gardening shifts within the park some reaches beyond the park the community. We opened in June 2012 and are growing slowly as resources Read more [...]

  • Liverpool

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  • Food Forest Brum

      Food Forest Brum works with local communities in establishing perennial edible landscapes.   This can range from individual fruit trees planted here and there, edible hedges of beech and lime, community orchards and forest gardens. The idea is that different groups (including friends of parks, community centres, community orchards, Read more [...]

  • Meanwhile Gardens Community Association

    Gardening sessions, events, talks & workshops. What was once four acres of derelict wasteland is now a green oasis in densely populated North Kensington, where there is a recognised lack of green space. Meanwhile Gardens enhances the lives of residents by providing safe and inclusive open-air leisure, play, training, volunteer and Read more [...]

  • The Royal Parks

    The Royal Parks is the charity for London’s eight amazing Royal Parks.  We run an environmental education programme at the LookOut Discovery Centre, Hyde Park where people of all ages, abilities and communities can escape the hustle and bustle of the city and uncover, discover and be inspired by the natural Read more [...]

  • Old Tidemill Wildlife Garden

    Old Tidemill Wildlife Garden is a unique community garden in the heart of Deptford. Sited in an old primary school in Deptford. Explore and enjoy the gardens two tree houses, wild areas, log cabin, amphitheatres, polytunnels, ping pong tables, vegetables patches and wildlife pond full, join in with regular weekend Read more [...]

  • Hornbeam Community Cafe & Environmental Centre

    The Hornbeam Community Cafe & Environmental Centre is named after the locally renowned hornbeam tree, and provides a community cafe, a base for local food and environmental education projects, and a space for people to find out what’s going on locally and how to get involved.

  • London Bee Keeping Association

    The London Beekeepers Association represents the interests of beekeepers and urban beekeeping in the central London area. The LBKA is the association for those in London who already keep bees or who intend to do so, for beginners who want to start beekeeping and need instruction, and for anyone who Read more [...]

  • Glyndon – Gardening Club Hub

    Join our co-operative gardening, conservation & environmental management hub Growing herbs, fruit and vegetables in our community gardens at Glyndon Community Centre, The Old Swing Park Spiral Garden, Glyndon & Plumstead Children’s Centre Learning conservation in Plumstead Common Nature Reserve, Manthorp Open Space. In 2013 learn bee conservation, better beekeeping, Read more [...]

  • Estate to Plate

    Estate to Plate offers communities hands on experience of growing, preparing and eating local healthy food, from growing and harvesting through to buying locally, cooking and eating together. The Hackney-based project will boost activity in community kitchens refurbished with funding from City & Hackney NHS and encourage residents to take Read more [...]

  • Newground (Reachout Darwen Youth and Community Project)

    The Idea – To support young people and communities working together to create and regenerate local spaces through environmental action. We have created an ‘Earth Agents Group’ that involves young people tackling green issues relevant to them. New members/volunteers/equipment to aid the running of the project always welcomed.

  • The MVMNT Cafe & Edible Garden

    The MVMNT Pop Up Cafe in partnership with Cathedral Development Group, managed by Greenwich Cooperative Development Agency Where: Waller Way, Off Greenwich High Road, Greenwich DLR, SE10 8JA Opened in July 2012 – a bike friendly community run cafe with sustainability and local produce at the core of it’s operating ethics. Expect Read more [...]

  • Growing Gateway

    At present it is a couple of raised beds (1.5×4.8m) and intends to get parents and children on our estate growing food. Hopefully, in time the group and project will grow.

  • Lambeth Poly

    Lambeth Poly is a community initiative to grow skills, food resilience and social enterprise. We’re developing a replicable model for further polytunnel growing in the borough and beyond. The first project is on the Tulse Hill estate, Brixton. It has been co-designed with the community and Lambeth Council. See more Read more [...]

  • Garden Museum

    The Museum was set up in 1977 in order to rescue from demolition the abandoned ancient church of St Mary’s which is the burial place of John Tradescant (c1570 – 1638), the first great gardener and plant-hunter in British history. His magnificent and enigmatic tomb is the centrepiece of a Read more [...]

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