DRA was established over 100 years ago. An award-winning allotment and leisure garden society in South East London. Promotes the growing of flowers, fruit and vegetables, holds events involving local community and schools and encourages recycling and awareness of local wildlife. Garden shop open on Sunday mornings and Open Days.
Facilities: Volunteering, Shop, Community space for hire, Picnic area, Community recycling/composting, Wildlife area
Open to the public?Yes
Open to the public - details: Variable opening hours/pre-arranged visits/events or open days only
Pre-arranged visits on Sundays 10am to 1pm.
Details of livestock and rare breeds kept:
We are close to Elmers End Train and Tram station, Birkbeck and Avenue Road Tram Stops, and the 354 and 356 buses stop nearby on Elmers End Road and Beck Lane
Friday, January 1, 2021 - 09:00 to Friday, March 31, 2023 - 17:00
Training and networking for care farmers
A programme of national and regional events offered by the Growing Care Farming project. The programme includes regular themed webinars, network meetings, training courses and launch events for those working...
Members webinar: Growing around the world
What: Join SF&G members growing in the UK as they introduce us to crops, methods and cooking ideas from around the world.
When: Wednesday 18th August 2021,14:00 - 15:00
More information and booking: Use...
Our online gatherings are an member benefit that take place on first Thursday of each month. The events are part of SF&G's commitment to support networking and improve practice across the sector. A member of SF&G staff will...
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If you're a care farmer or green care provider, our care farming and green care annual survey is your chance to tell us about working in the sector.
The survey means we can build a picture of care farming and green care across the...
Growing Better Lives 2018, a conference exploring and celebrating the links between community growing, care farming, health and wellbeing took place in Manchester in April 2018, sponsored by The Mayfield Partnership.
Care farming for social care film
Our Growing Care Farming team have launched the second in of a series of films, created to show how care farming transforms people’s lives.
The second film in the series focuses...
'Tyfu Fyny' Wales Rural Development Programme Report published
Our 3-year Rural Development Programme funded project ‘Tyfu Fyny’ has now come to an end. It’s been a fantastic 3 years and during that time we have got to know the community growing...