Going wild with biodiversity and green spaces

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  • Grow For Health And Wealth

    Grow For Health And Wealth is a community based project set up to promote healthy living and social inclusion. We will be building /growing and eventually cooking on our allotment and are asking for people to get involved. We can cater for and need people of all types of experience– Read more [...]

  • Clennon Valley Lakes

    Volunteer group restoring the bays finest wetland nature reserve back to its former glory. Created by Torbay Council in the early 1980’s Clennon Valley Lakes providing a nature reserve for wildlife but equally a place for the local community to use and enjoy. The nature reserve areas were fenced, planted Read more [...]

  • Edible High Town

    We are renovating and replanting many of the green spaces around High Town, Luton, with edible plants and wild flowers for pollinators. The project consists of local volunteers, a coordinator and funded gardeners who maintain the plots. We look forward to adding some pictures of our progress!

  • Swiss cottage community gardening

    community gardening,aims to improve connections and bring people together understanding the natural environment. Creating healthy spaces to nurture skills and knowledge. Growing edible herbs, or vegetables whiles  being resourceful and  kind 

  • SE Essex Organic Gardeners

    SE Essex Organic Gardeners would love you to join them at their next meeting on Monday 18 September at Growing Together Westcliff at 20:00: ‘TURNING MY LIFE AROUND’ Tracy Mackness is an Essex bad girl turned good. She is now the owner of the successful “farm to fork” Giggly Pig Read more [...]

  • Sugar Smart Exeter

    Sugar Smart Exeter is a local version of the national Sugar Smart campaign run by Jamie Oliver’s Food Foundation and Sustain (www.sugarsmartuk.org) The initiative is run by Food Exeter – a partnership of organisations and individuals in the city motivated to promoting healthy eating and improving the food environment.  We Read more [...]

  • Tyre Furniture Skills

    Tyre Furniture skills is a project that was started in 2016 to deliver tyre furniture making as a recognisable income generating skill,in The Gambia. We succesfully ran the project in Jan/ Feb 2017 in The Gambia and trained two groups of people how to make 5 different peices of tyre Read more [...]

  • The Lake Project

    Our current project is the refurbishment and improvement of the lake and its surroundings, in our local park. We plan to encourage more wildlife, help visitors understand the importance of biodiversity and involve more people to be actively involved in the care and maintenance of the park for the benefit Read more [...]

  • Nightingale Garden

    A biodiverse community garden for everyone to enjoy. Volunteers meet every Sunday and Monday afternoon from 2 to 4pm, weather allowing, with gardeners tea at 3. Easy to join in, or just enjoy the garden with us. The garden is in the former bowling green in the corner of Nightingale Read more [...]

  • Whole Again Community Garden

    Establishing a Community Garden in our Whole Again Community Space to be able to grow the food that we cook in our workshops.  The garden will provide the space to teach and engage volunteers and students the skills needed to grow food practically and easily anywhere.   The produce from Read more [...]

  • Springwell Community Memory Garden

    Springwell Community Memory Gardens lies in the heart of Springwell Estate and is the largest community asset in Gateshead. The garden is just under an acre in size and was badly neglected after being abandoned for 5 years before Silverline Memories took over the Lease in 2016. The garden has Read more [...]

  • Summer Garden Project

    Summer Programme at Bilton Hall Community Trust Williby Roc’s provide Eco Arts and Crafts to children, families, community groups and adults.We use environmentally friendly, recyclable, pre-loved and woodland materials to deliver events, parties, workshops, after school clubs and education sessions. Here at Williby Roc’s we aim to release children’s potential Read more [...]

  • Pimp a Bus -Stop

    Spacehive Pimp A Bus-Stop ByWillesden Green Town Team Brent Fundraising stage Grow a green wall on top of our bus-stops. Pledges will only be charged if the project hits its funding goal of £3,439 by 20 Sep 2017 Willesden Green Town Team We want to transform our bus-shelters into homes Read more [...]

  • Stories and Supper

    Stories & Supper is a refugee supper club project which aims to challenge some of the myths surrounding the migration crisis. Refugee and non-refugee volunteers work in partnership to produce great food and inspiring stories.

  • Grown in Peckham

    Grown in Peckham is a volunteer session aimed at learning about food growing and raising plants.  The day runs from 11-4 with a shared lunch from 1-2. In exchange for their effort in the garden volunteers get to take home a share of the harvest. Everyone welcome, no prior skills necessary.   

  • Uxbridge Green Gym

    Uxbridge Green Gym is a weekly, free, conservation volunteering session every Wednesday 11 – 2pm. The Conservation Volunteers’ Green Gyms’ aim to improve volunteers health and wellbeing through practical tasks, time spent outdoors in nature, meeting people, giving back to the community and taking care of green spaces. Volunteers meet Read more [...]

  • Forest of Mercia CIC

    Forest of Mercia CIC uses the natural environment to educate, improve health and well-being and encourage everyone to use the outdoors in a way that’s right for them. We are developing Hilton Green into an environmental facility devoted to exploring exciting and innovative ways to support people to reach their Read more [...]

  • Brunswick Primary School Garden

    The Brunswick Primary School gardening project will heighten children’s awareness and appreciation for the environment. Pupils will acquire gardening skills while learning about healthy eating. As well as attracting wildlife, the garden will provide a sanctuary for disadvantaged children. We will work with the local community to ensure the project is Read more [...]

  • Audacious Veg

    Audacious Veg grows delicious food for London restaurants, and trains other people how to do it too. We grow edible flowers, gourmet salad mixes and micro-herbs that inspire your tastebuds with every mouthful. Not only are we environmentally responsible, but our produce is grown by local young adults who are Read more [...]

  • TCV Community Rewilding Project

    The Community Rewilding project aims to give people in Clydebank, Yoker and Greenock opportunities to improve their local green spaces for the benefit of nature and the community. As well as rewilding places by creating wildflower meadows and  planting trees we will be making them more appealing and accessible by Read more [...]

  • Grow Your Own At Home!

    Learn how to grow fruit & veg in a series of FREE monthly sessions in Tooting on the second Saturday morning of the month, 10.30am- 12.30pm. No previous gardening experience necessary. Learning sessions include practical activities and a handout covering the basics. We can also help you with ideas about Read more [...]

  • Kench Hill Residential Education Centre

    A residential environmental education charity, linked to Hackney Council, working with schools, voluntary groups and others to provide a rural retreat for education and personal development in the outdoors. Holistic approach with strong focus on healthy eating, growing and sustainability. Open all year. Our 2 acre garden is a haven Read more [...]

  • Global Gardens Project

    The Global Gardens Project is about coming together through gardening, food and working with clay. Our vision to celebrate ecological and cultural diversity. We are currently working on creating an organic kitchen garden at our site at Flaxland Allotments, located just off Whitchurch Road on Sachville Avenue, CF14 3NY. We Read more [...]

  • Community Learning with Step Forward

    We have partnered up with Groundwork London to offer a variety of community learning opportunities to the local community.  From our well-equipped Teaching Room at the New Horizon Centre, with the help of our colleagues at Groundwork London, we are able to offer:  Paediatric 1st Aid training (4 weeks);  a Read more [...]

  • The GREEN project

    The GREEN project is a collaboration between 2 locally based social enterprises – Devenishgirl and the GLUE collective. During May and June we will be running a series of allotment workshops, cookery classes, volunteer opportunities and community days including: Build your allotment box (herbs for health) Cooking with asparagus Build your Read more [...]

  • North London Organic Gardeners

    North London Organic Gardeners are the local branch of Garden Organic, the national charity for organic growing. We are a group of people who believe in gardening without the use of chemical fertilisers and poisonous sprays. We make compost and believe that by looking after the soil and feeding it Read more [...]

  • Raw Foundation

    Raw Foundation helps to educate, engage and empower young people to move towards sustainable consumption and production. Everything we do is systems-focused, solution-oriented and change-driven. Raw Foundation’s Making Waves campaign aims to reduce the amount of oil-based plastic in the environment by raising awareness about the true extent of plastic Read more [...]

  • Bodmin Junior parkrun

    Bodmin Junior parkrun A FREE 2K run for 4-14 year olds, every Sunday at 9am, in the heart of Bodmin. Bodmin wants to bring a Junior parkrun to the start of the Camel Trail, in the heart of Bodmin, so that our 4-14 year olds have the opportunity to run 2K every Sunday, in Read more [...]

  • Islington Green Gym

    Unlike other gardening and conservation projects, our focus is as much on health and Well-being as it is on creating welcoming and healthy green space within the local community. After a few minutes warm up, we have plenty to keep us busy from cutting back overgrown foliage to increase the Read more [...]

  • Grow Chichester

    Grow Chichester has set up and manages two community gardens and two community orchards intended for use by members of the local community. Free weekly therapeutic horticulture sessions led by a trained horticultural therapist are held for vulnerable groups such as the elderly and people with mental health issues. At Read more [...]

  • Magpie Growers

    A group of local residents working with a All Saints Community Project Trust member of staff to grow fresh produce for the Project’s Community Café with any surplus being given to local residents. Cultivation of a local allotment and raised beds in the Community Café garden. Assisting with a local open Read more [...]

  • The Forest Recycling Project

    The Forest Recycling Project is based in Walthamstow and is running a ‘Green Jobs’ project. It is aimed at those from the East London area, who have experienced social exclusion, discrimination or mental health challenges. If you want to gain hands on skills in environmentally friendly jobs and have the Read more [...]

  • Shepway Chariots Community Garden

    shepway chariots have recently acquired half an acre of disused land which had become a hotspot for anti social behaviour and flytipping. Our aim is to transform the land into a fully functioning community garden. Where we will encourage local residents to learn how to grow, tend and harvest their Read more [...]

  • Big Dig in Windmill Gardens

    Spruce up Windmill Gardens on Saturday April 22nd 2pm-4pm as part of the Big Dig Friends of Windmill Gardens invite you to help us re-vamp our herb bed and planters.  We will be laying new edging along the stepping stone paths in the herb bed and restoring the original plan Read more [...]

  • Brixton Orchard

    The Brixton Orchard is a new green space with 35 fruit trees and hundreds of edible hedges, showcasing how fruit trees can be integrated into urban spaces. By growing fruit trees, we can reconnect people with food growing and spark some curiosity about the amazing diversity which cannot be found Read more [...]

  • Arches Local (Big Local)

    As part of the Big Local programme, an area in central Chatham which has been locally named ‘Arches Local’ was awarded £1million in the spring of 2012. The partnership was endorsed in June 2015, and is led by residents, and supported by local organisations. From the varied consultations with Arches Read more [...]

  • The Berry Maze

    This is an unique project in the UK. Beside the obvious scope of bringing together the residents by offering a space suitable for children play, organising treasure hunts, harvest day, etc, it could potentially become a tourist attraction, helping a struggling community hit hard by the local council cuts to Read more [...]

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