Kids and young people taking action

Showing Projects 101-150 of 497
  • From Plant to Plate

    We are a large primary school in a busy town. We are recreating our own vegetable garden and Eco system. The children will be responsible to grow, cultivate and harvest their own food. This will result in them being able to design and create their own meals within the home Read more [...]

  • The Great Growing Project

    Through Harmony Woods, our new and evolving community woodland, and associated growing gardens we teach care for and understanding of the natural environment and how our actions impact on it for better and for worse, locally and globally. We provide opportunities for volunteering, learning, training, enjoyment and enhanced well-being. It Read more [...]

  • Buds & Blossoms @ Ravenhill Park

    To create a new Bog Garden with dipping pools at a neglected area in the park. The site is in a lovely shaded glade surrounded by trees and a bluebell bank. It is on a natural water course with moderately damp and very wet areas. It has a lot of dappled shade and some Read more [...]

  • Dream Garden

    An ongoing project to transform an underused community space into a small urban woodland garden that will be used as an outdoor classroom and green community space. Avant-Gardening has developed the project in partnership with Fair Community Housing Services, Tower Bridge Primary School and Snowsfields Primary School. This is part Read more [...]

  • OffGrid Festival

    Off Grid is an ethical, eco-political community festival run by volunteers for social change, and exists to bring people together who want to build community, share information about agriculture and land rights, off grid technology and energy production, environmental issues, governmental structures, and the financial system, and it gives participants Read more [...]

  • A Mile of Bunting !

    Have you ever made Bunting on the Beach?  We are and we want you to join in! On the 24th June we shall be holding a workshop on the beach making a mile of bunting that will be use to line the route the Carnival will take. There will also Read more [...]

  • VolunteersYeah

    Volunteers Yeah – Training online and offline that builds our skills for involving people in the projects and causes we believe in. Facebook | Twitter | Live Online FAQs Involving volunteers? One hour sessions to improve the way we involve volunteers and make our lives easier… What’s your burning question Read more [...]

  • UK Youth Climate Coalition

    The UK Youth Climate Coalition are recruiting! Are you looking for an exciting volunteering opportunity? Are you aged between 18 and 29? Do you want to meet great people, develop new skills and be part of the global movement to stop climate change? Who are we? UKYCC is a youth Read more [...]

  • The Wilton Herbery

    Looking at improving, using and learning from our herb garden. Making scalable items from the herbs produced to fund further community work on the estate.  We will train 5 local residents in Food Hygiene Level 2 so they can utilise the herbs being grown to make interesting and unusual products Read more [...]

  • Eighton Junction Community Garden

    We run a former church as a community centre for local residents and last year took on the land around it from the council. We are developing a community garden for events, education, crafts, vegetables, composting, wildlife, volunteering, health and wellbeing. Over the next few months thanks to funding from Read more [...]

  • Eco Soul Hostel

    We’re creating the first-ever community eco-hostel in London. The vision is: ‘A hostel in London where people who share values of social change, sustainability and wellbeing can connect and inspire each other.’ The hostel is a non-profit social enterprise. We plan to reinvest any surplus to offer people who do Read more [...]

  • Access Dorset Courtyard Garden

    Access Dorset is a registered charity organised and ran by disabled people, older people and carers. We have created a vibrant community resource at The Bridge in Bournemouth where we and our partners deliver a combination of diverse activities focused on tackling isolation and exclusion; promote independence and equality; empower people Read more [...]

  • Playground Peddlers

    There are so many old bikes in the back of sheds and garages that can be brought back into use. Too good to throw out but no longer of use to the owner. The bikes will be used in a number ways. The best bikes will be sold to fund Read more [...]

  • Sefton Sea Cadets

    We are looking to restore and maintain a memorial garden alongside the Leeds/Liverpool canal where our sea cadets unit is based. This memorial garden is to commemorate an ex marine cadet who was killed in action during the Gulf war. In addition to this we are looking at increasing the Read more [...]

  • Community gardening for All

    We have a gardening club we wish to further advertise it to spread it to all the community. We will be using an expert gardener to offer professional advice and tips, we will use him as session worker on a monthly basis to go through giving us tips and advice Read more [...]

  • CEED – Gardening Skills for Young People

    Volunteering opportunities for young people, aged 11 to 16 years, to improve the physical environment of Roker Park, through activities including vegetation management and plant propagation. Young people will be taught a range of practical skills, providing them with a wide variety of skills and knowledge. CEED is delivering this Read more [...]

  • Trinity Academy going green!

    This year our academy has a strong focus on recycling, composting and becoming a greener academy! We will also post about our Trinity Farm. All of our students are always interested to get involved with our outdoor projects across the full campus, especially with our lovely farm animals!

  • Cultivation Street

    I work for a not for profit organisation called Cultivation Street, the founder being the Love your Garden gardener David Domoney. Cultivation Street was set up to primarily support community gardens – whether that be a community groups, school garden or even individual projects. Although the main attraction to Cultivation Read more [...]

  • Wassailing in St Laurence Orchard!

    By popular demand, Trust Links are moving Wassailing to Sunday 28 January at  14:00-15:30 at St Laurence Orchard. Come and wake the trees up for the Spring in historic St Laurence Orchard, located in  Eastwoodbury Lane (at the junction with St. Laurence Way), Southend-on-Sea Sample the spiced apple juice, join Read more [...]

  • MCF Bulk Buster

    MCF collect old bikes and wheelchairs, and use them for vocational maintenance training for hundreds of people in prisons and the community. Some restored bikes are sold at affordable prices in MCF Community Bikerys, but most are donated through partner organisations to disadvantaged people locally and around the world.  Over our first five years, MCF Read more [...]

  • Edible Rotherhithe

    Edible Rotherhithe will transform an vacant area of land at the rear of a social housing estate into a thriving new community space in Rotherhithe, SE16. The project will feature a well being garden, food growing, a carpentry workshop, arts and crafts and, skills development opportunities run by ourselves and Read more [...]

  • Incredible Edible Avenue SW8

    Greening the area between Thessaly Road and Stewarts Road, covered by three estates, Patmore, Carey Gardens and Savona. Planting fruit tees and bushes to create a community orchard Running regular gardening workshops – The Potting Shed Working with schools and community groups Upskilling around horticulture, upcycling, cooking, healthy eating Volunteering Read more [...]

  • Incredible Edible Hooky School Garden

    Our Incredible School Garden Project aims to develop a growing space within the grounds of the village school including raised growing beds for fruit and vegetables, a green house, cold frames, bee hotels, a compost bin and wormery. Children will be able to learn about sustainable horticulture, ecology and the Read more [...]

  • Morfa Gateway Project

    A Community Environmental Project in Prestatyn, North Wales. Project proudly supported in 2019 by Grow Wild the national outreach initiative of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Kew). Top Picture 2018 Bottom Picture 2019 Our project was established in 2017. We are working to transform a site that was once a waste disposal site. Anti-social Read more [...]

  • Mr and Mrs Polluto

    Mr and Mrs Polluto is a series of fun-filled, interactive family performances for ages 4+ that generate an interest in caring for the environment and recycling. Taking place in Redbridge libraries and housing estates, the performances encourage residents to recycle more, litter less and take pride in sustaining green neighbourhoods.

  • Small Works Big Ideas

    Are you 13 – 24? Do you live/work/ go to school in Islington? Do YOU have a BIG IDEA ? Small Works ‘Big Ideas’ is an exciting and fun programme during which we’ll help you turn your big or small idea into a real project. You’ll learn about social enterprise, Read more [...]

  • Whirlygig Toy Library

    We are a new toy library opening soon in Beacon Heath in Exeter. We are part of Merry Go Round Toy Libraries, a local small charity that provides really good quality toys, games and resources for children to play with then take home for a week or two.  Our main Read more [...]

  • #TapChat water saving Quiz

    Following the driest autumn/winter in more than a decade, we need to start thinking about water use. That’s why environmental charity Hubbub has created the #TapChat Quiz, a fun, super simple way to find out what type of water user you are and get tips for saving water that fits Read more [...]

  • Poets’ Corner Community Garden

    Since January 2016 the members of Poets’ Corner Community Garden have taken on and transformed an underused former community garden on the Bethnal Green Estate & created a renewed, bigger, more beautiful garden & resource for the local community. Despite being the newest community garden in Tower Hamlets, Poets’ Corner Community Garden Read more [...]

  • Largs Organic Gardens

    Community Garden at Largs Railway Station. A  Viking themed community garden, created on a disused area of old track bed within the Railway Station.  Situated next to Platform 1 garden members grow their own organic fruit, vegetables and flowers in whiskey barrels and raised beds.  We have communal fruit trees, Read more [...]

  • Skelton Grange Conservation Sessions

    This year Skelton Grange Environment centre is celebrating it’s 25th birthday and working with a group of volunteers from the local community we will help to further improve the nature reserve through various conservation tasks. These will include sowing wildflower meadows, planting a vegetable garden, managing hedges, ponds and woodlands Read more [...]

  • Archbishop’s Park Pre-School Family Allotment

    A free Allotment Gardening group for local families with pre-school children at the corner of Archbishop’s Park. The two hour long workshops provide season planting, harvesting and craft activities for adults and children to enjoy together.   Sessions run every Friday from 10 am – 12 noon. Children and their parents/carers Read more [...]

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