A Community Garden in Sunderland on the site of the 7th Century Monastery of Monkwearmouth.
The garden draws inspiration from its sites heritage and includes a kitchen garden, a herb garden, a quite garden, fruit trees and bushes and we also keep honey bees. The garden is run by volunteers and has a strong community aspect and welcomes all who want to help.
Open to the public?Yes
Open to the public - details: Open access
The site is at the back of St Peters Church. The 700 Connect Bus has a stop opposite our garden. Using the Metro use the St Peters station and walk towards to the church and university campus.
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...
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 00:00 to Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - 00:00
Applications are now open for this year's European Gardeniser Pro Online Training Course
If you work within the community gardening or farming sector and want to broaden your skills, this comprehensive course could be just what you are looking for...
Members webinar: Growing Connections with Schools
What: A webinar for any member looking to work with schools in your local area.
When: Tuesday 20th April, 13:30 - 14:30
What to expect on the day:
The webinar will be delivered by Heidi Seary (SF...
Allotments and Community Gardens gain small scale agricultural planning rights to build sheds and greenhouses.
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FCFCG has produced a...
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This year Social Farms & Gardens are celebrating 40 years of farming, gardening and growing together.
2020 will be packed full of activities to celebrate the 40th. From monthly events UK wide including the European Federation of City Farms...
Farmer and TV presenter Adam Henson called on the agricultural sector to support the use of the farming environment in education to help create the next generation of people entering rural careers, at a recent conference to promote school farms and...