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  • The Urb Farm

    Growing People is a charity and horticultural social enterprise based on Wolverton’s Urb Farm where the small team of staff work with disengaged young people and volunteers to grow food for the local community. The 2.5 acres of land in the heart of residential Wolverton has been managed by the Read more [...]

  • Outdoor People

    Outdoor People is a not-for-profit social enterprise, dedicated to making the outdoors easy, especially for children and families. We are a great outdoors shop, we do research, we get involved in projects and campaigns and we work with others to get everyone, especially children, outdoors more! Why? Because we can’t Read more [...]

  • Sing For Your Supper

    Sing For Your Supper is a microfunding project inspired by the ‘Project Soup’ movement and run under the Cardiff Transition banner. We aim to help raise funds and distribute them to local community and sustainability groups, while highlighting food based issues, such as health, food security, and ethical, sustainable food Read more [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Forest of Hearts

    A new 5 acre forest garden where we will grow over 100 edible flowers, shrubs, herbs, trees, climbers and perennial vegetables. Our mission is “edible gardens for good” and we have the following aims: To grow a wide range of edible crops To support good causes To promote health and well being 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 [...]

  • Are We Ready?

    ‘Are We Ready?’ is a simple package of resources (available here) to support community groups to start conversations about how they can become a more resilient community that is able to respond creatively to the impacts of climate change and to reducing fossil fuel dependence. It consists of a short film, 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 [...]

  • Herne Hill Forum

    The herne Hill Forum is a local community group in London SE24. We are working on creating an economic and environmentally sustainable community in the area.  We have done extensive greening of the urban area, traffic calming, educational workshops, high street regeneration, events and created the successful Sunday market that 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 Energy Merseyside Share Offer

    Community Energy Merseyside Re-Opens Share Offer Community Energy Merseyside has renewed its drive to raise community investment to put solar panels on four community buildings in Liverpool as part of its campaign to create carbon-free and solar neighbourhoods in the poorest parts of the city. Supporters can invest £250-£2000 and 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 [...]

  • Edinburgh Community Solar Co-operative

    Edinburgh Community Solar Co-operative,supported by Energy4All, has developed an exciting opportunity for people in Edinburgh. We are installing solar PV arrays on 25 public buildings around the city that will be owned by a new co-operative. This will be achieved with a community share offer, giving priority to Edinburgh residents. You can become a member of Read more [...]

  • Urban Wild Places

    We encourage urban communities to grow wild and play outdoors – no matter what age you are – and inspire communities through nature in their neighbourhood. Through our partnership with 13 community hubs and Islington Council, we create community-based gardens and offer educational programmes in urban gardening, wildlife, and the 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 [...]

  • Open Food Network UK

    Open source software owned and managed as a commonwealth Developed by food policy activists in the Open Food Foundation in Australia The software is flexible; facilitating food distribution for multiple business models including farmers’ markets, local shops, food hubs, food co-ops and producers selling direct to public This creates cross-selling Read more [...]

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