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  • Guerrilla Gardening

    Guerrilla Gardening is about planting food in empty lots, on any land that seems untended. the idea is to leave food to grow for people to help themselves to.. This also includes Guerrilla Grafting, which requires daring folk to graft fruit onto suitable public trees, which will then develop fruit bearing scions meaning Read more [...]

  • Growbags to Gourmets

    The Growbags to Gourmets project aims to work with isolated older people in the area around St Luke’s Community Centre – teaching them how to grow their own food and then how to cook it. The project will also incorporate trips to markets and farms in and around London to Read more [...]

  • Cre8 Arc Project

    The Cre8 community centre in Hackney Wick has launched a volunteer-driven food growing project and eco-build on the land around our building. Food growing spaces and a new eco ‘Arc’ building will be created using materials from the Olympic site. The project is community and volunteer driven and we are Read more [...]

  • The Koa Tree Project

    The Koa Tree Project is a school for sustainable agriculture, a community hub and an educational centre.  Our 30 acre small holding draws on Permaculture principles, circular ecology and agroecological practice to create a space geared towards experimenting with and improving sustainable agriculture in mixed farming. Using our garden and Read more [...]

  • Sunseed Desert Technology

    Sunseed is a hands-on practical centre for permaculture solutions and environmental education. At this lively international community of staff and volunteers we work and learn together to develop, demonstrate and communicate sustainable alternatives. Situated in a beautiful valley in southern Spain we are low impact, off-grid and committed to sustainable Read more [...]

  • In the Sticks

    In the Sticks offers a bespoke service of activities and programmes to schools, community organisations and parents. These range from one-off events, such as parties, to six-week programmes based in local woodland and green space. Please get in touch to discuss your requirements and for more information.

  • Communigrow

    Communigrow is food and farming social enterprise based on land leased from East Malling Research at Ditton, near Maidstone, Kent. It uses ‘Community Supported Agriculture’ (or CSA) to bring people, our community, into all operations and organisation and provides sustainably grown food and otherwise unavailable opportunities to learn and experience Read more [...]

  • The Briardale Kids Community Kitchen & Cafe

    A Kids Community Kitchen and Cafe is a fantastic initiative with the involvement of young people. The initiative is supported by Northumberland YOS and Barnardos who are managing the Community Space Challenge All Ages for Catch 22 and which has funding from the Big Lottery.  The Kids Community Kitchen and Cafe Read more [...]

  • Mind in Haringey Green minds

    Mind in Haringey have been running a gardening group at Station house on Stapleton hall road for the past two years. The purpose of the group is to improve the well-being of people living with mental ill health by being out in the garden growing fruit and vegetables.   It Read more [...]

  • Groundwork London

    Our vision is of a society of sustainable communities which are vibrant, healthy and safe, which respect the local and global environment and where individuals and enterprise prosper. Our mission is to transform lives and places in communities in need in London. Our programmes: • Communities & young people. We Read more [...]

  • Avery Hill Community Garden

    Avery Hill Community Garden A space for staff, students and locals to grow their own fruit, vegetables and herbs and become invoved with a vibrant volunteer group learning about organic gardening, permaculture and forest gardening. There is a volunteer workshop open to EVERYONE every Wednesday from 12noon – 2pm. Come Read more [...]

  • BEES -Bradford Environmental Education Services

    Bradford Environmental Education Service (BEES) specialises in providing environmental education and practical land management training for individuals and community organisations in the Bradford District. We offer a range of programmes to a broad spectrum of the community, from work with primary and secondary schools, work experience and training with young Read more [...]

  • Holloway Neighbourhood Group Garden

    Holloway Neighbourhood Group is a charity in north London working hard to improve the lives of people in our neighbourhood and strengthen our community. The Hollway Neighbourhood Group Garden was created in 2009, its design based on the Forest Garden, with the aim of providing a local source of nourishment Read more [...]

  • Groundtoground (London)

    Groundtoground is an initiative raising the awareness of the richness of used coffee grounds for use in gardens, allotments and pot plants. Groundtoground aims is to ensure that as little used coffee gets sent to landfill as possible over the next few years as growers begin to integrate the fertile Read more [...]

  • Ropewalk Community Garden

    Ropewalk Community Garden is a green oasis in the inner city of Southampton.  Tucked behind the West Itchen Community Trust building on Derby Road, it’s a garden with trees, herbs, veg, flowers, even our own sculpture and play equipment!  We currently have volunteer sessions every Saturday and Sunday 12-3, and Read more [...]

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 [...]

  • 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.

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • GrowCookEat at Commonwork

    The GrowCookEat project at Commonwork, a Soil Association registered farm, enables schools, community groups and individuals to reconnect with where food comes from. Learn how to enjoy local, healthy, sustainable and affordable food. A Local Food funded project.

  • Cordwainers Garden

    We have claimed some disused land belonging to the London College of Fashion in Mare St. Since January 2011 we have built 16 small raised beds for local people and staff and students from the college to grow fruit and vegetables. We are also growing dye plants, medicinal herbs, flowers Read more [...]

  • Greeniversity – National Skill Share Platform

    Greeniversity is a national green skill share initiative that gives people the opportunity to teach and learn everything from bee-keeping to bike maintenance through free sessions, helping to create sustainable communities for the future. In a nutshell, Greeniversity helps people get together to share practical eco skills and information. Whether Read more [...]

  • Garden at Edge Hill Station

    This is a call out for volunteers to join our community garden project. A magical railway garden based at Metal at Edge Hill Station. Suggested weekly activities: Tending to raised beds / Planting / Sowing seeds / Making and maintaining seating area / Weeding / Watering and much more Support/Training Provided: We Read more [...]

  • Sutton in Transition

    Sutton in Transition. A Transition group based in the London Borough of Sutton.  Please contact us if you have any ideas for making the Borough a more resilient, sustainable, peaceable place to live.  Alternately if you would like to meet up and just talk over the issues then we wold Read more [...]

  • Greenwich CDA

    <P>Greenwich Co-operative Development Agency (GCDA) provides intensive support to communities that become active in solving their own difficulties. Controlled by a voluntary management committee representative of local organisations and social enterprises, we employ 11 staff with many years of expertise in their individual fields.</P> <P>Our services are free to beneficiaries Read more [...]

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