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With partners across the borough, we take a look at the response by the Council and other local community organisations to the current crisis of food provision. We set out an ambitious vision for a more food resilient borough, with food growing on every corner and launch a partnership project to map potential and existing…

Is the grass greener in Lambeth? We think it could be.. One thing we are all agreed on these days: we need green spaces. Recently, London residents rated their parks as the most loved spaces in the City – and Lambeth came out top in a poll of London’s parks and open spaces; we are…

We were so pleased to host this packed hour, hearing from people from around Lambeth and beyond about the possibilities for community composting. You can watch the hour-long session on our youtube channel here. There was so much info raised but here are some of the things mentioned: Patrick Holden mentioned Dirt to Soil by…

What will you choose to plant this year? Will it be whatever seed you can get hold of, something new, or something tried and tested? Have you saved seed or are you buying it? Or do you have any seed you’d like to share? We’d love to know what you’re planning – is there one…

Last month, we announced that we’d been awarded funding. Here’s more news about the project: We are working with six estates – Ethelred, Vauxhall Gardens, Holland Town, Myatts Fields South, St Martin’s and Central Hill. Do you live on one of these estates and would like to get involved in greening your estate? If so,…

We have loved welcoming so many new growers to IEL this year and want to celebrate our combined harvest by inviting you to have a ‘moment in the spotlight’. We will be running a zoom/webinar during Capital Growth’s Urban Harvest Festival week (18-27 Sept). ¬†We would like to invite you to chat for two minutes…