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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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Social Farms & Gardens has contributed to a Defra consultation on the future of food, farming and the environment in England, emphasising the role that city farms, care farms and community gardens already play in benefitting people and places - and how much more could be achieved with more...

A new organisation to support and promote land-based community development, green care and social care in the UK, has been officially launched by Lord Donald of Kirkharle today (April 24) at the opening of the Growing Better Lives conference in Manchester. Called Social Farms &...

Growing Better Lives 2018, a conference exploring and celebrating the links between community growing, care farming, health and wellbeing took place in Manchester in April 2018, sponsored by The Mayfield Partnership.

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Events

Start / End Date: Tuesday 15th January 2019 - rescheduled from 19th October, 

Join other London community gardeners and farmers to discover how Sufra NW London are developing their Community Garden (St Raphael’s Edible Garden) with their Food Bank operation. Hear from those involved in...

We are delighted to be working in partnership with Dobies who, as well as offering discounts on their products for our members, are sponsoring a year’s worth of vital training for members of Social Farms & Gardens. This training will support members to grow a healthy community garden and a...

Start / End Date: 6th December 2018, 2.30 to 4.30 pm

Professional training on focus group facilitation for London city farm and community garden staff.