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There were four themed swapping/sharing tables which were primed with  slightly out-of-date seeds donated by Franchi Seeds and then added to by attendees.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

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…

IEL Membership form

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Incredible Edible Lambeth and the Garden Museum have partnered to offer free community group access to the museum.

Become an organisational member of Incredible Edible Lambeth today (and agree to allow us to pass on your contact details to the Garden Museum) and your group will receive three (or 5) free passes to the museum that can be shared amongst members and used at any time. Continue reading…

Call for nominations to the Board of Directors of Incredible Edible Lambeth

Incredible Edible Lambeth CIC  is looking for new members for the body that oversees and steers its work. We are welcoming nominations from anyone who with a passion about food who lives and works in Lambeth.

As an elected board member you will have the opportunity to drive activities that help promote a local food culture through a network of local food activists, develop opportunities for healthy, sustainable, locally produced food to be avail able to all in Lambeth, both now and in the future. and to develop resilient community skills in growing, cooking and/or trade of local food produce. Continue reading…