East England

The region around East Anglia has its fare share of community growing activity. Use this page to stay up to date with what's happening at the city farms and community gardens near you.

See below for a map view or list of local community growing sites, as well as local news, events and case studies. Meanwhile, there are lots of useful information resources available for East England community growers on our resources page. 

East England

East England

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Where to start the search. This can be an address, city or postcode. If searching in London, try "London N1" instead of "N1".
City / County
Sunnyside Rural Trust Berkhamstead
Stratton Upper School Biggleswade, Bedfordshire
Pets Corner (Harlow District Council) Harlow
Triangle Community Garden Hitchin, Hertfordshire
ActivLives Ipswich
Rural Care Ardeley, Hertfordshire
Watford Community Garden Watford,
The Green Backyard Peterborough
Forty Hall Farm Enfield, Herts
Dig 4 Jaywick Community Gardens Jaywick, Essex
Dig It Community Allotment Saffron Walden, Essex
Alban Wood Community Farm Herts

Get Involved

If you want information on our work in Eastern England then please contact admin@farmgarden.org.uk.

Latest news

For many people arriving to seek asylum in the UK, community growing spaces can offer vital and unique opportunities to find community, improve mental and physical health and to learn and share skills. These resources have been designed to encourage and support community growing groups to...

The School Farm Awards 2018, held on Monday 2 July, celebrated and recognised the achievements of school farms, their schools and students from across the country. The Education Alliance partners were delighted to again to hold the Awards at the Royal Agricultural University, following a highly...

Upcoming events

CEVAS (Countryside Educational Visits Accreditation Scheme) has announced dates for 2018 training events. The scheme offers training for individuals who are working – or plan to work – with groups of school children, young people or clients with additional needs.

We are delighted to be working in partnership with Dobies who, as well as offering discounts on their products for our members, are sponsoring a year’s worth of vital training for members of Social Farms & Gardens. This training will support members to grow a healthy community garden and a...

Useful Case Studies

Our member groups provide the inspiration for these videos, created as part of our Tyfu Pobl programme in Wales but of interest to viewers across the UK, which shows our members in action and illustrate how our support has helped in their development...