Midlands

altFind 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.
  • Sign up for a copy of the FCFCG Midlands e-bulletin, aimed at anyone involved in community farming and gardening in the Midlands. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  for details.
  • 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:

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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 Updates:

  • Routes to Healthy Funding, 22 October, University of Birmingham
  • 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

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Midlands Funding

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. 

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Midlands Publications

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:

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Midlands Contacts

Heidi Seary, Midlands Development Co-ordinator

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Office Address:
C/O Cardinal Wiseman School, Potter Green, Coventry CV2 2AJ
Tel: 07807 822717

Midlands Office Team:
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From left to right: Heidi Seary, John Hirons (now retired), Keeley Thomas,
Mike Gee, Lynn Taylor, Ken Whittaker, Marie Wellings (now working for Warwickshire Community and Volunteer Action as well as Black Environment Network Global Food, Local Food project).

   

Midlands Fieldworkers

The Federation of City Farms & Community Gardens offers Fieldworker support to community groups. Fieldworkers provide expertise and advice to projects developing community farms and gardens. If you would like to utilise one of our Fieldworkers, please contact the Midlands office in the first instance. Our telephone number is 024 7667 5211, alternatively you can email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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