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|
|Lee Manor Community Garden||London|
|Meadow Orchard Project||London|
|Sutton Community Farm||Wallington|
|Cultivate London Salopian Garden||London|
|Whetstone Stray Allotments Community Plot||London|
|Wendelsworth Community Garden & Orchard||London|
|Barnet Community Garden||London|
|WETRA Community Garden||London|
|William Hobbayne Community Gardens Association||London|
|Magnolia Community Garden||London|