Common Ground is a social enterprise project offering a place in nature for marginalised groups in the community to come and learn and share knowledge about food growing, cooking and other land-based skills while reconnecting with the earth, themselves and each other. The project sits on a quarter-acre of Soil Association certified organic land, as part of Stanmer Organics cooperative in Stanmer Park, Brighton.
Activities include food growing, building and maintaining structures, cooking and storytelling.
Facilities: Volunteering, Wildlife area
Open to the public?No
Open to the public - details:
Car - Enter Stanmer Park from the A27. Car park in the village, drive past Stanmer House, at the junction take a right, drive around with church on your right, car park second exit on left.
Train from Brighton to Falmer, 30 min walk to Common Ground.
Bus 25 stops at the bottom of the park from Brighton town centre, 25 min walk to the Common Ground, every day of the week. Saturdays no:78 goes from Brighton town centre to Stanmer Village, 15 min walk to Common Ground.
Walk/cycle up past Stanmer House, at the junction take a left. Take the centre road at the next junction (follow sign for Stanmer Organics). Road bends round go up the hill and Stanmer Organics is on the left.
Common Ground runs on the Living Vital site, next to Sussex Wildlife Trust, we are second site on the left.
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