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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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Charlie Powell - New FCFCG DirectorThe Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens (FCFCG) has appointed Charlie Powell as its new Director. Charlie has considerable...

At least a dozen FCFCG members have been recognised in this year's Green Flag awards.

The 2016 awards were announced last week, with many FCFCG members recognised in the Green Flag Community Award category, including Stonebridge City Farm, Windmill...

Windmill Hill City Farm in Bristol, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, is featured in a new report from ITV, which highlights the importance of the farm to the local community and how it helps many people including vulnerable adults, children and those in recovery. 



Start / End Date: Wednesday 7th December 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: 20th October 2016, 09:00 to 01:30

A mini-conference for Manchester businesses looking to take that next step to get their staff involved in local community and environmental initiatives.

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.