In Your Area

What would you like to do?

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 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...

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 &...

Events

Start / End Date: 30th October, 10:00 to 16:00 (provisional date - to be confirmed)

How to turn garden waste into gardeners' gold in your community garden setting.

A practical, interactive look at producing your own garden compost, successfully and collectively, on site.

Start / End Date: 9th October, 10:00 to 16:00

Thanks to sponsorship from Dobies Seeds, this new training series is open to all members of Social Farms & Gardens. The first event in this series, Getting Governance Right, is aimed at anyone involved in the early stages of settting up...

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 ...