For many people arriving to seek asylum in the UK, community growing spaces can offer vital and unique opportunities to find community, improve mental and physical health and to learn and share skills. These resources have been designed to encourage and support community growing groups to...
London has the largest concentration of city/care farms and community gardens of any UK city, so there are loads of places to visit, volunteer or support. London's network of farms and gardens offer services to business, schools and health commissioners; corporate volunteering, venue hire, landscaping, workshops, creches, after-school clubs, social/care farming, mobile farms and much, much more. Take a look at the following video to find out more:
FCFCG has plenty of information about London's community growing scene, including:
London Harvest Festival: This year's event, on Saturday 29th September, will mark 20 years of the London Harvest Festival. Held by London's community growers each year, this is a great day out for all the family. There's also a new venue - Woodlands Farm in Greenwich.
London Map: (published 2014). A colourful map of London's city farms and community gardens. Many of these sites are open to visitors or offer opportunities for volunteering, work training or education.
Resources Page: There are lots of useful information resources available for London community growers in our resources section.
See also below, for a map view or list of local community growing sites, as well as local news, events and case studies.
|City / County|
|Sunnyside Community Gardens Association||London|
|Cable Street Community Garden||London|
|Besson Street Community Garden||London|
|St Mary's Secret Garden||London|
|Hammersmith Community Gardens Assoc - Loris Road||London|
|World Peace Garden Camden|
|Maiden Lane Community Centre Garden Project||London|
|Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses||London|
|Urban Growth Project||London|
|The Gardens Community Garden (GRA)||London|
|Walworth Allotment Association||London|