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 7, 2022 - 09:00 to Friday, January 21, 2022 - 17:00
The care farming for mental health course explores how care farming can meet the needs of those with living with mental ill health as part of a health, social care or education programme.
On this course you will:
Learn how care farming can benefit...
Lead by our Growing Schools team, Heidi Seary and Keeley Smith will look at the benefits of gardening and farming in schools and working effectively in partnerships with schools.
Our monthly webinars for SF&G members take place on the 3rd...
Our monthly networking sessions are open to anyone involved in care farming and green care, regardless of where you live or what stage you are at.
Hosted by our Growing Care Farming project team, these friendly sessions are for anyone with an...
Social Farms & Gardens have launched a £1.4 million project which aims to significantly increase the number of care farm places available each year.
Natural England hosted the launch of the Growing Care Farming project at the Royal Over-Seas...
On Monday this week our very own SF&G Wales Manager Gary Mitchell (also of South and Mid Wales Cave Rescue Team, and Assistant Chair to the British Cave Rescue Council) was awarded a Royal Decoration of the Kingdom of Thailand...
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...