Find useful information for, and about, city farms and community gardens in the Midlands. You can:
- Find gardens and farms in your local area via our interactive map or our search page.
- Get details of events by viewing the news & updates section.
- Download a copy of the FCFCG Birmingham map and other useful publications.
- See the bottom of this page for contact details of the FCFCG staff team in the Midlands.
Get updates about community growing in the Midlands, plus lots more interesting information, via FCFCG's social media:
Midlands News & Events
Regularly updated with news of interest to community gardens in the English Midlands, plus details of training and networking events. You can also view images from our member groups and events in the Midlands via our FCFCG Midlands photostream.
- Latest FCFCG Midlands e-newsletter out now
- Power To Change Community Enterprise Events in the Midlands in September
- Routes to Healthy Funding, 22 October, University of Birmingham (places still available!)
- New community garden planned for Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire
- Veolia EnviroGrant scheme offers small grants to Birmingham environmental projects
- FCFCG Member features on BBC report about thrifty gardening
- Radio Interview with FCFCG Midlands
Routes to Healthy Funding, 22 October, Winterbourne House and Gardens, University of Birmingham
Dont miss this one day conference event aimed at all those who want to make their food growing enterprise or community based growing group more sustainable. The day is aimed at Project managers/officers from local food or growing projects, those with a desire to see the sector grow and become more sustainable including professional bodies, funders, and local authorities. The day will explore:
- Funding from health bodies
- Growing to sell
- Exciting new ways to bring in funding including crowd funding and working with the corporate sector.
The day will include a variety of experts and case studies as well as a chance to ask questions to those who have already successfully obtained and benefited from funding by these means. To register your interest, please click here.
When available, we will highlight funding opportunities for community growing spaces in the Midlands. Includes long term funding and grants schemes. We also provide regular e-bulletins with funding information to our members.
FCFCG has produced a colourful map giving details of city farms and community gardens in the Birmingham area. You can download a pdf version by clicking on the link below:
Heidi Seary, Midlands Development Co-ordinator
C/O Cardinal Wiseman School, Potter Green, Coventry CV2 2AJ
Tel: 07807 822717
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