Articles Tagged "Community Garden"

Here’s a chance to visit one of our amazing members’ gardens –  Streatham Common Community Garden, set in the heart of Streatham Common. Streatham Common Community Garden is a historic walled garden situated within the Rookery public garden. Formerly a kitchen garden of the Rookery (the last manor house that stood at the top of…

We’re planting an orchard at Max Roach Children’s Centre and would love your help. All ages are welcome. No experience is needed and tools will be provided.  

There’s a corner of Lambeth each Wednesday afternoon which is dedicated to everything about healthy food — and there’s free fruit and vegetable bags on offer as well. The Max Roach Community Centre, a vibrant, super-friendly, wood-clad building in Max Roach Park, becomes a midweek Incredible Edible LEAP zone. Walk in through its doors and you’re…

The Rosendale Community Orchard was planted in February 2016 on the Rosendale Gardens Estate. It was planted with support from Lambeth Council, The Orchard project and the residents of the Rosendale Gardens Estate. The trees were chosen and the planting was carefully designed by the residents in a series of open consultation meetings, taking into…

We are working with Bringing our Communities Together to round off the summer with a fabulous community day for the whole family! It’s Your Local Market will be promoting sustainable living with a host of local market traders. There will also be live music, arts and making workshops, and delicious food and drink. With it being harvest…

 Join us in our community garden for planting, pruning and harvesting vegetables and then in our new cafe, Faithful Bean for lunch and refreshments (prices vary).  All ages welcome. For more info see: stwss.org.uk/community-garden

Streatham Common Community Garden is a welcoming place where people from all walks of life can come to learn, volunteer and enjoy being in a beautiful and productive walled garden at the bottom of the Rookery.  The Garden is a community resource, offering people the chance to come together to grow food, learn about organic…

Many of our members are looking for volunteers. We will try to feature call-outs for volunteers from time to time.

Last month I was fortunate enough to spend an afternoon on Angell Town with Simon Ghartey and some local and not-so-local volunteers installing a genuine RHS Chelsea garden, direct from the Flower Show, on a green patch at the heart of estate. Residents from the estate were buzzing with excitement. Antoinella Prempeh, who lives opposite…