In Your Area

What would you like to do?

Learn to build a rocket stove? Hand-feed a lamb? Eat clay-oven baked pizzas using ingredients picked nearby? Wassail round an apple orchard? Cheer on the competitors in The Goat Race? Volunteer to help vulnerable kids get a change of scene? Or simply sit, quietly, in a green oasis in the middle of an built-up area and relax? There's lots of fun, interesting and educational opportunities available at community growing projects across the UK aimed at visitors, volunteers and people who want to set up their own groups.

To find out more, select a region or UK country from the menu on the left, use Map View to search via our interactive map (you can click on the map pins to bring up profiles of specific community growing sites), or use List View to find growing projects near you. 

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News

A new Natural England-funded project to demonstrate the enormous benefits of outdoor learning to children and develop a model(s) of using ‘hub’ schools to support and deliver teacher training, is now available.

The project, which is funded by Natural England, the Department for the...

The 18th City Harvest Festival - a country show with an urban twist - takes place this year on Saturday 17th September in the grounds of Capel Manor College, London.

This annual celebration of the fabulous work of London's city farms and community gardens is a great day out for all the...

Creating a sustainable food system for Wales, that will help feed the population through a future of uncertain climate and political change, was the focus of a unique event in the Vale of Glamorgan in early July with farmers, community growers and policy makers all coming together to discuss the...

Events

Start / End Date: Thursday 13th October 2016, 10:00 to 16:00

A practical workshop at the fantastic Organiclea Community Growing site to explore the possibilities for community growing groups to sell their produce directly to restaurants, cafes and caterers.

Start / End Date: Wednesday 14th September 2016, 09:00 - 15:00

A day to share information and explore the possibilities to access and secure land for sustainable community growing.

Start / End Date: 14th Sepbember 2016, 09:00 to 16:45

A day aimed specifically at the community growing sector, to help you understand how you might use community shares to fund and develop your project.