Below we have selected some helpful resources to assist with supporting and encourage diversity in community farms and gardens.



Inspiring multi-ethnic involvement at community farms and gardens -  'Chillies and Roses' by Social farms & Gardens

Working alongside minority ethnic communities is an important element of the community gardens and city farms movement. This pdf publication showcases examples of good practice and identifies innovative ideas that will help all of our members meet the needs of, and engage with, multi-ethnic communities. This lively and very readable publication is packed with useful information, colourful photographs and plenty of case studies, as well as details of other resources.

Download Chillies and Roses pdf


Welcoming diversity in community farms and gardens webinar

Monica Tyler, CEO of Vauxhall City Farm, chairs a discussion through a Social Farms & Gardens webinar on encouraging diversity and particularly enabling people from minority groups to be involved in decision making processes in environmental organisations.

Useful organisations and links

National Biodiversity Network

An information network of biodiversity data provided by a collaboration of organisations, such as the UK nature agencies, wildlife trusts and the Natural History Museum.