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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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News

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: 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 ...

Dyddiad Dechrau / Dyddiad Gorffen: 12 Medi 10:00 to 16:00 

 

Mae llaethyddiaeth ficro yn gyfle hynod o gyffrous, ac yn un y mae nifer cynyddol o gynhyrchwyr bach yn rhoi cynnig arno ledled y DU. Mae llawer yn dewis bod yn brosiectau amaethyddiaeth a gefnogir gan y gymuned. Mae’...

Start / End Date: 12th September 10:00 to 16:00 pm

Microdairying is a particularly exciting opportunity, and one that an increasing number of small producers are grasping right across the UK. Many are choosing to become CSAs. This event is an introduction to the technicalities of...