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FREE seedlings from Myatt’s Field Park

We are delighted to announce that Myatt’s Fields Park Project will be giving away free vegetable seedlings to community growing projects in spring and summer 2018.

 Thanks to funding from London Community Foundation, Lambeth Early Action Partnership and support from Urban Growth and Incredible Edible Lambeth, Myatts Fields Park are able to grow seedlings in their greenhouse and offer them to food growers across Lambeth.

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Edible Avenue SW8

We have been helping out just over the border in Wandsworth to establish food growing and ‘greening’ in a neighbourhood of three estates.

Called Edible Avenue SW8 we run gardening and horticultural craft workshops at a community centre and we run a regular gardening volunteering session on a Friday morning. Continue reading…

NEW Brixton Food Growing Map

We love maps, and have just printed a new map of food growing sites in Brixton illustrated by Saskia Selwood.

You can pick up a copy at Brixton Pound cafe, 77 Atlantic Road, Brixton, or at the sites mentioned on the map very soon.

Seed Swap/Share at the Garden Museum

Over 80 people attended our seed swap at the Garden Museum on 27 January 2018 – it was a big success.

There were four themed swapping/sharing tables which were primed with  slightly out-of-date seeds donated by Franchi Seeds and then added to by attendees.

We also had guest appearances from Esiah Levy who brought painted sweetcorn and a couple of varieties of pumpkin, and the Freedom Seed Bank who encourage people to save seed and reduce their dependence on bought seeds. Continue reading…

Learning about aquaponics

GreenLab is a technology hub supporting the design of new sustainable food systems.

It’s just on the border with Southwark, but we decided to make the most of this new facility and see if we could help increase green tech knowledge amongst our members. We funded five Incredible Edible Lambeth members to attend a workshop on aquaponics in November 2017. Continue reading…

And the winners are…

The Blooming Lambeth Awards

There were six categories in the Blooming Lambeth awards this year. The winners are listed below. Each winner received £100, and had some beautiful photographs taken of their garden by our Incredible Edible photographer, Elaine Kramer. Those photographs will go into an exhibition to be displayed from December this year at the Garden Museum. We are also developing a mobile version that can come to your garden or event. Continue reading…

A very successful AGM and Blooming Lambeth awards

Incredible Edible Lambeth’s AGM was held on Thursday 12th October at the Garden Museum, and featured the Blooming Lambeth awards, sponsored by Lambeth Council and Engie.

Incredible Edible Lambeth is all about shouting out about all this great community activity that is going on in community gardens and kitchens, and looking for ways to ensure that all our efforts have a real impact in making the borough a better place to live, work and play. Continue reading…