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There’s a great new initiative in Lambeth called Sprout Up Schools. It is a kind of ‘one stop shop’ for any school that is eager to explore the possibilities of outdoor learning, growing food and re-connecting with Nature. Founder Seonaid Royall has worked with Jubilee Primary School and other schools in the Windmill Cluster. She…

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…

One gardener commented to us “My garden has been like a second home over this covid-19 period of isolation and cut-off. A place to cultivate and be at one with Nature”. We have loved welcoming so many new growers to IEL in 2020 and wanted to celebrate our combined harvest so, as part of Capital…

If you missed the first of our Food Stories webinar, watch it on our youtube channel channel

We are thrilled to be one of the case studies for this important report by the Wildlife Trust that has been published today. Read the full report here – we are mentioned on Page 12!

A new social enterprise is developing a growing pilot in Lambeth that has been inspired by Covid.  The founders, Streatham based Stephen Vasconcellos and Aussie Lucan Creamer, were concerned by the disruption to supply chains that resulted in supermarket shelves  being blitzed.  They worried that the UK was only 50% food secure and had concerns…