London

London has the largest concentration of city 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. 

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Get Involved

Amber Alferoff, London Project Officer

Email: amber@farmgarden.org.uk or london@farmgarden.org.uk

Tel: 07761 920 776
Usual working days Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday 

Latest news in this region

Social Farms & Gardens are elated to have Gary Mitchell back safe in the UK after his work assisting the incredible international cave rescue efforts to help locate and free the ‘Wild Boars’ football team in northern Thailand. Gary, who is both Wales Manager for Social Farms & Gardens...

The School Farm Awards 2018, held on Monday 2 July, celebrated and recognised the achievements of school farms, their schools and students from across the country. The Education Alliance partners were delighted to again to hold the Awards at the Royal Agricultural University, following a highly...

Upcoming events in this region

Countryside Educational Visits Accreditation Scheme has announced dates for 2018 training events. The scheme offers training for individuals who are working – or plan to work – with groups of school children, young people or clients with additional needs.

Start / End Date: 29th September 10:00 to 17:00

Celebrate London's outdoor heritage at the 20th London Harvest Festival.

To mark its anniversary, the festival has moved to a new location - Woodlands Farm in Greenwich ...

Start / End Date: 18th September 2018, 09:30 to 16:00

This session run by Dr Luke Dixon of www.urbanbeekeeping.co.uk will show you how to run a sucessful small beekeeping enterprise in a city setting.

Useful Case Studies

Our member groups provide the inspiration for these videos, created as part of our Tyfu Pobl programme in Wales but of interest to viewers across the UK, which shows our members in action and illustrate how our support has helped in their development...