Showing Projects 151-200 of 480
  • Wildwood Community Cafe

    Delicious, hot vegetarian food, teas, coffee using organic and fairtrade ingredients and fresh food grown on site. Wildwood café is part of a unique closed-loop demonstration  Come and experience a circular, sustainable approach to food where biogas from an on-site biodigester is used to cook food grown using liquid fertiliser Read more [...]

  • Transition Worthing Greenspaces

    Transition Town Worthing have been given the opportunity to create local food gardens in Worthing Town Centre and we are currently working on The Haven to create free fruit and veg for those who need it (like Incredible Edible) as well as enhancing this lovely spot in the park with Read more [...]

  • MK Soup

    Can soup change the world? For £5 you get a bowl of soup and a chunk of bread, good company and a vote to change the world. You’ll hear a number of ten minute pitches from people with projects and ideas, needing small amounts of money to make them fly. Read more [...]

  • PopFarm

    PopFarm is a community growing space at PopBrixton. It launches in spring of 2016, and aims to provide free education and community engagement in its gardens, and in those of local schools and community organisations. We will be growing food for the caterers on site, and supporting people into employment Read more [...]

  • Southend Soup

    Micro-funding project based on Detroit Soup. Very informal, highly cooperative. Whoever turns up on the day makes the event happen – expect to get a ‘job’ if you come along! We make soup together (sometimes it’s made in advance – depends on the venue) have entertainers, performers and all manner Read more [...]

  • The Conservation Volunteers Camden

    Camden Green Gym is an exciting nature conservation project that keeps you fit while giving to the local community. We are working on different sites, mainly: Waterlow Park, Belsize Wood Local Nature Reserve, Adelaide Nature Reserve, Regent’s Park and Primrose Hill and other sites of nature conservation across Camden. Each Read more [...]

  • FareShare FoodCloud

    Hello fellow Dirt-ers! Here at FareShare we are launching a new project that has got us all really excited! The idea is to address food waste and hunger by connecting charities to their local Tesco store, which would offer them their unsold produce free of charge. This is all powered Read more [...]

  • Wild Boar Gardening

    Based on ecological and sustainable principals, to connect people with the places around them through discovery and learning of Natural Environments. Community gardening exists to encourage people to grow edibles and other plants with others &through doing so, gaining a strong sense of connection to the environment ,others and development Read more [...]

  • Greenslate Community Farm

    A community run 30acre working farm. We grow fruit and vegetables, raise livestock, run a care farm, hold workshops have a working woodland and sell produce direct to the community. We offer the opportunity for volunteers to get involved with day-to-day running of the farm.

  • Faircatch

    Faircatch is a Community Supported Fishery or fish box scheme that brings super-fresh, sustainable fish to south-west London, direct from fishermen. We pay them a fair price for their catch and support only those using low-impact, environmentally-sound fishing methods. The fish is often only hours out of the water and Read more [...]

  • Keyworth Abundance

    Established in 2010, Keyworth Abundance is a community group which aims to collect, store and distribute fruit from the local area.  We also act as an informal distribution point for local residents who have excess produce from their gardens or allotments.

  • Abundance Oxford

    We’re a friendly bunch so please get in touch and come join in to whatever aspect you fancy: – running workshops on any fruity/veg preserving, or foraging and skill-shares – cycling round the city scouting for trees and flyering or chatting to the owners – making and distributing eye-catching flyers Read more [...]

  • The Vertical Veg Street Project

    Since the start of the WEA Greening Wingrove Project (funded by the Big Lottery Fund) lots of people have told us that they would like to grow their own food to eat. We also knew that many residents were fed up with the way their local area looks. And so inspired by Read more [...]

  • Transition Redhill

    Transition Initiatives are happening in well over a thousand highly diverse communities across the world – from towns in Australia to neighbourhoods in Portugal, from cities in Brazil to rural communities in Slovenia, from urban locations in Germany to islands off the coast of Canada. These communities have started up Read more [...]

  • The Harringay Slopes

    A thin strip of land, (approximately 25 x 200m) runs from the Barking-Gospel Oak railway line to a suburban cul-de-sac, on land originally behind the Harringay Arena greyhound stadium. Covered in weeds, litter and thorns, the site lies behind a warehouse where we live and work. Over the last 5 Read more [...]

  • Voluntary Action Islington

    Voluntary Action Islington is the membership organisation for people working to make a positive difference to life in Islington Our vision is a resilient voluntary sector that actively collaborates to support residents and the community. Following the successful merger of IVAC (Islington Voluntary Action Council) and the Islington Volunteer Centre, Read more [...]

  • Bethnal Green Nature Reserve

    The Bethnal Green Nature Reserve has just been awarded a Mishcon grant to develop a wetland habitat. A new series of interconnecting ponds will harbour a rich collection of indigenous and medicinal aquatic plants, providing a home for an existing toad and newt population. Bethnal Green Nature Reserve – site Read more [...]

  • Community by Design

    Community by Design (CbD) is a not-for-profit social enterprise dedicated to delivering projects that combine social, environmental and economic outcomes. We develop creative solutions that contribute to the global movement towards greater empowerment, decentralisation and resilience To date, its successful track record spans community arts, engagement, health and wellbeing (Creative Read more [...]

  • Pritchard + Ure

    Camden Garden Centre has been a proud fixture of the local Camden community for over 30 years. Recently we added an excellent cafe to our business called Pritchard &Ure. Named after 2 members of our charity’s board it is located on the gallery level ofour historic Victorian building. The space is Read more [...]

  • The Edinburgh Tool Library

    Edinburgh Tool Library is the UK’s first tool library, promoting sharing as a way of reducing our environmental impact. We lend our members tools for DIY, gardening, decorating and machine repair, so that they don’t need to own them. Not only does this collaborative approach make sense environmentally, it also Read more [...]

  • Urban Food Fortnight

    The Capital’s celebration of the fabulous ultra-local produce being grown, produced and cooked on our doorstep. For the full list of over 120 events, workshops, special menus and open gardens taking place from 11 to 27 September 2015 visit the Urban Food Fortnight website.  Part of the national food and farming charity Sustain, London Read more [...]

  • DMS Allotment

    The DartfordMensShed ( formed from some Veterans)  plan to make available a allotment plot which will become accessible for the disabled whilst working in partnership with local council and the Allotment Assc of the area. Building raised beds and disabled toilet facilities, and to provide a place of peace,

  • The Green Centre

    The Green Centre is a grassroots environmental project based in East Brighton, run entirely by volunteers. Our mission is to provide you with information, advice & activities which help give our city and our planet a cleaner, greener future. From our Green A-Z and our Bottle Top Recycling Marathon to our Read more [...]

  • Building New Bug City

    Bugs need a home too! Bromley Green Gym will be building a bug-metropolis that will go around College Green. This involves building insect habitat walls, loggeries, hedgerows and planting wildflower meadows. If you are interested in getting involved, join us every Friday from 11am-2pm at College Green or contact bromleygreengym@gmail Read more [...]

  • Croydon Master Gardener programme (Garden Organic)

    Master Gardeners offer free food growing advice and support to residents and communities in Croydon.  Especially those referred to the project through “social prescribing” – ie by GPs, health care professionals, third sector organisations etc as being likely to benefit from learning to grow food. The network of enthusiastic volunteers Read more [...]

  • Network of Wellbeing (NOW)

    At the Network of Wellbeing (NOW), our vision is of a world where everyone’s wellbeing needs are met within the planets natural limits. By wellbeing, we mean happy people, healthy communities, and a sustainable planet. We believe that people’s happiness is directly linked to the health of the communities in which Read more [...]

  • Helping Britain Blossom (Birmingham)

    Helping Britain Blossom is all about helping local people create, restore and access orchards – to enjoy and use for good in their communities. Get involved by contacting us by email and your community group could soon be the proud custodians of Birmingham’s newest orchard. rob@theurbanorchardproject.org

  • Mobile Garden City

    Mobile Garden City is a temporary community garden located on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Designed specifically to be movable, the garden takes advantage of a ‘meanwhile’, pre-development site, and will move to another area of the Park when work commences on the Chobham Manor development in Autumn 2017. In response Read more [...]

  • Cleveland Perk

    Cleveland Park Residents’ Association has represented the residents of a couple of streets in central Walthamstow for more than a decade – everything from opposing bad planning applications to socialising at street parties. A couple of years ago, one of our members came up with the idea of bringing residents Read more [...]

  • The Triangle Community Garden

    The Triangle Garden is a community garden within a local park where people of all ages and abilities can come together and take part in creative therapeutic activities, rooted in permaculture, including growing plants for food, wildlife and pollinators, tending and nurturing the environment, creating wildlife habitats and working on Read more [...]

  • The Environment Centre

    The Environment Centre is an independent Charity in Swansea, it was set up in 1995 by a group of volunteers and now employs 9 members of staff. The Centre is a hub for the community in Swansea and the surrounding area, focusing on environmental issues and sustainable lifestyles. Our mission Read more [...]

  • Gunnersbury Park

    Gunnersbury Park is a beautiful 186 acre Grade 2* registered landscape of exceptional mature trees, open grass spaces and historic buildings including an Orangery, ‘Princess Amelia’s’ Bath house, Gothic Ruins and the Stables. Gunnersbury Park House (the Large Mansion) is the home of the local history museum for the boroughs of Read more [...]

  • Dumbarton Road Corridor Environment Trust

    Vision and Mission Our vision is of vibrant, thriving and resilient communities where people are inspired and empowered to get active, get involved and make a difference for their communities, future generations and the planet. Our mission is to protect and enhance the local environment and to increase the wellbeing Read more [...]

  • Make a Wildlife garden

    In Walton hall park we have an overgrown abandoned area that was closed down a few years ago. It was called pets corner and all the local community had fond memories of the place so after many meetings and discussions we have all decided to bring it back to life. Read more [...]

  • Creating a hedging effect

    Hedgerows are excellent wildlife habitats, providing shelter and food to numerous birds, small mammals and insects. The Bromley Green Gym was awarded over 300 saplings from the Woodland Trust in spring 2015. These were planted along the north-west border of College Green. To help these guys establish themselves, we would Read more [...]

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