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  • 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 [...]

  • Winsford Gardens Woodland Pathway

    We are opening-up an overgrown area of the gardens which runs between the wildflower meadows and the northern side of the park boundary. We will restore a woodland pathway running from the main pathway, along behind the wildflower meadows and emerging from the trees/bushes to the recently established bog garden. We will Read more [...]

  • The Roots Project

    We are a woodland based group who carry out practical conservation and traditional forestry at King’s Meadow, part of Longbeach Wood in The Kent Downs AONB. Our aim is to improve the environment for wildlife, nature conservation, and recreation whilst engendering a sense of community. We promote and share traditional forest Read more [...]

  • Camden Waste Challenge

    We want your ideas and comments at on the design of our new waste, recycling and street cleaning contract.  The contract starts in April 2017 and we want to involve Camden Residents so that together we identify the challenges, opportunities and solutions to managing our waste in the future.  Read more [...]

  • Mackintosh Community Garden.

    After forming in the summer of 2012, Roath Garden Party started work on Mackintosh Community Garden at the start of the following September. The RGP has now dissolved, but the Garden remains, under the guidance of Roath in Growth! 🙂 Our aim is, with the help of the local community, Read more [...]

  • Morland Community Garden

    The Morland Community Garden is a resident-led project to transform a once-neglected area at the heart of a 1960s-built Hackney estate into a communal garden space for all to enjoy.  The project grew out of a campaign by residents to improve the space on the estate. Its design has been Read more [...]

  • Cassiobury Green Gym in Watford

    JOIN IN, FEEL GOOD! The Cassiobury Green Gym is looking for volunteers who want to improve their health and wellbeing by creating a better environment in the wonderful Cassiobury Park. Come along for as long as you like, enjoy the outdoors and work at your own pace and ability! Green Read more [...]

  • West Ham Park

    Practical conservation, sustainability and community outreach volunteering projects. We’re looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help us deliver a wide range of projects throughout the year from a community food growing project, to habitat restoration, cultural installations and sporting events. West Ham Park, the largest park in the London Borough of Newham, Read more [...]

  • Internship

    Opportunity Internship at Walnut Farm Norfolk, and 18 acre organic Land centre has been created. Internship at Walnut Farm, an 18 acre certified organic Land Centre in the heart of Norfolk We at Walnut Farm are excited to offer a 3 month residential intern placement for Spring of 2015. We Read more [...]

  • Community Centred

    Community Centred Community Centred is a work in progress of the idea that the community is the level of existence at which, as a collection of interdependent families, a sustainable life and lifestyle makes most sense. That’s what we are, a collection of families that seek to come together cooperatively to Read more [...]

  • Blueprint Space, Bryant Court

    We are creating a community allotment and seating area in a green space attached to a housing block in Hoxton.  We are a small charity, Charushila, that works with youth and children, using discarded materials to create sustainable community projects. The first part of this project was the community consultation Read more [...]

  • Volunteering

    This is the area where Project Dirt will host all of its resources about volunteering.  So whether you’re a host project seeking volunteers or a person or group looking for opportunities here is a good place to start:

  • Old Church Nursery Edible Playground

    Trees for Cities is an independent charity established in 1993 that inspires people to plant and love trees in cities worldwide. We grow stronger communities, enhance urban spaces and improve health and happiness in areas of cities that need it most. We work in housing estates, parks, schools, community centres Read more [...]

  • Proper Job Ltd

    Proper Job is a not for profit cooperative which is passionate about zero waste and stopping resources being lost in landfill. we have been composting since 1992 and opened our community cafe in 1995 and reuse site in 2000. our name Proper Job reflects the desire to create local work Read more [...]

  • Growing Devon Schools Parnership

    To be the first contact for anybody wanting to find out more about all outdoor learning in Devon’s schools. To be the first port of call for everyone wanting to improve the food culture in their school. To be the umbrella organisation encompassing health, food, outdoor learning, waste reduction, composting, Read more [...]

  • Old Paradise Yard Community Garden

    At Old Paradise Yard we have been given the opportunity to explore how maintaining a productive garden in London can provide an economically viable and positive alternative for use of outdoor space: A garden that can work towards creating stronger communities, happier individuals and a healthier environment. The areas we Read more [...]

  • equolo is a collaborative open source platform for a sustainable world. The equolo map helps people find places where to shop and consume in a socially and environmentally responsible way, and responsible entrepreneurs promote their activities and reach more customers

  • Forest Garden Club

    Weekly from 1.30pm to 4.30pm at Stratford Armouries We are creating a Forest Garden which will grow over 100 edible crops on a 2 acre site and in addition native and non native trees over 3 acres. Join us at the Forest Garden Club 11th November to 20th January for Read more [...]

  • Lewes Organic Allotment Project

    LOAP is a community growing project for local people. Mentored sessions help increase knowledge and confidence, there’s a friendly, relaxed atmosphere with time to chat, and tasting days to share some of the produce grown. Produce is also shared at the end of each session for members to take home. Read more [...]

  • Feel the Earth Move

    Feel the earth move! 5 – 10 people Monday 3rd November 9:00 – 5:00 £50 per person Lunch included Filling our lovely planters with earth and plants. By this time our balustrades will be up and the roof garden will be taking shape! 

  • Pop up a Planter

    Pop up a planter 4- 8 people Monday 27th October 9:00 – 5:00 £50 per person Lunch included Joining together as a team to create planters for our roof garden used by our clients to grow vegetables for our 5* kitchen.

  • Build a balustrade!

    Helping us build a series of balustrades (ornamental fences) as part of our refurbishment work transforming our rooftop into a garden. 5 – 10 people Monday 13th October 9:00 – 5:00 £50 per person Lunch included

  • Hammersmith & Fulham Urban Studies Centre

    WANTED: Education Volunteers! We are looking for one or two volunteers to support our exciting new Tri-Borough Outdoor Learning project; assisting on preparation and delivery of our outside sessions. Plus we are looking for support with our general administrative activities in our friendly Hammersmith office. Responsibilities will include assisting monitoring Read more [...]

  • Well-Beeing Garden

    The Well – Beeing Garden is based in the grounds of the NHS Kentish Town Health Centre providing a space for relaxation, contemplation and education for staff, patients and the local community.  We provide free weekly workshops based on gardening skills and knowledge and are open to all. To check Read more [...]

  • Bowring Park ‘Restoration Project’

    Historic Bowring Park is Knowsley’s oldest municipal park, established when the Georgian Roby Hall estate was gifted in 1906 by Alderman WB Bowring to the people of Liverpool after the adoption of the Open Spaces Act 1906. Knowsley Council, working with our partners, has successfully passed Stage 1 of a Read more [...]

  • A Greener Place

    Hazlehurst Studios wants to be a MUCH greener space. Artistic Studios that want to recycle, compost and collect water, to then be used in community garden projects and generally make the world a little bit nicer. 

  • Tuppenny Barn Education

    Tuppenny Barn Education Centre is set on an organic smallholding where we grow vegetables and fruit for sale to the local community. The Centre is the hub for community events and courses and in particular for schools as we offer a ‘fork to fork’ experience so students can pick crops from Read more [...]

  • Belhaven NHS Community Garden

    Belhaven Community Garden (BCG) is a Sustaining Dunbar project to transform an area of land adjacent to Belhaven Hospital, Dunbar, into gardens where local residents, community groups, staff and patients can grow together. All areas are currently common areas and there is a real sense of community and a shared Read more [...]

  • GreenFingersMoston

    We are a group of local residents and school parents based on an allotment plot in Moston, Manchester. We’ve got a community garden here with raised beds, small orchard, fruit bushes, a little pond, a big polytunnel and an outdoor classroom and we grow our 5-a-days and enjoy ourselves in the Read more [...]

  • Glasgow Wildlife Garden Festival 2014

    A city-wide Wildlife Garden Festival that aims to help people in Glasgow to get closer to nature. From the opening ceremony on September 9 that includes a mass bike ride, through storytelling, walks, a comedy night and canoe trips to a schools closing gala in Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow’s green spaces Read more [...]

  • Volunteer opportunities at the NHM Wildlife Garden

    We are currently recruiting for volunteers to help out with the daily tasks of caring for the Wildlife Garden. This will include composting, habitat management (including coppicing), fence making, weeding, leaf raking and species recording. Please see the website for application form. 

  • Sustaining Dunbar

    Sustaining Dunbar helps bring people together to start and support new initiatives which create local jobs, help people cut their fuel bills, grow more food, reduce car use, cut waste…..Initiatives which help to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels, reduce CO2 emissions and make it easier for us to cope Read more [...]

  • Woodcroft Community Orchard

    This is a new project to bring people together and share the journey to create a new orchard. As of Summer 2014 we have planted over 60 trees; Apple, Pear, Plum, Damson, Gage, Mulberry, Quince, Elder and a range of soft fruits and edible hedgerow. We are a community run and Read more [...]

  • Oakshott Court Gardening Group

    The Oakshott Court Gardening Group was set up in April 2014 by a group of estate residents. On alternate Saturday mornings over the summer, residents work together to improve the appearance of the communal areas estate by building planters; planting flowers, shrubs and trees; and maintaining the external facing gardens. Read more [...]

  • Loughborough Farm

    The Loughborough Farm is a community food growing project in Loughborough Junction. The Loughborough Farm aims to build up a network of growing spaces around Loughborough Junction on pieces of land that are currently derelict or underused. We produce food for local consumption and sale throughout the year. Our volunteers all Read more [...]

  • Hopscotch Park Garden Pocket Park

    In partnership with local sustainability groups and Redbridge Council, this community-led project will transform this neglected space into a regenerated green edible oasis, linking in with the heritage of the area (which was once farmland which fed the local population) and demonstrating that chemical-free food can be grown anywhere by Read more [...]

  • WEA Greening Wingrove Project

    Supporting people in Wingrove and New Mills to live sustainably Greening Wingrove is a community partnership project to support the people of Wingrove, Newcastle upon Tyne to live sustainably through growing, recycling and saving energy – helped by BIG Lottery’s Communities Living Sustainably Fund. The partners in the BIG Lottery’s Read more [...]

  • Baynes Street Canalside Garden

    London Wildlife Trust and London Borough of Camden are working to open Baynes Street Canalside Garden to the public from early 2015 onward with the support of The Mayor’s Pocket Parks scheme.  The garden is a haven for nature and a great place to enjoy the wildlife of the Regent’s Read more [...]

  • Dominic Drive Community Garden

    Dominic Drive is a cul de sac comprising 4 blocks of flats. The Community Garden project started in April 2014, encouraged by the setting up of 4 raised planters, 3 compost bins and several bird boxes by Trident Housing Association as part of their Go Green Scheme. This year we planted several Read more [...]

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