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Our planet is in crisis; climate change and soil degradation from years of industrial agriculture has rendered the earth depleted. Kiss the Ground, a ground-breaking documentary released in 2020, provides some solutions to the problems with our soil, which they claim will help stabilise the climate. Sounds easy, but it’s only the start.. Join other…

Following on from the work we are doing on six housing estates in Lambeth (as part of the Mayor of London funded ‘Grow Back Greener‘ project), and work we are doing with Arup on mapping the borough (see Lambeth plots), we held this great zoom event, attended by almost 50 people. Watch it HERE Here’s…

Our interactive map and app is now LIVE! Please test drive it over the coming week, then join us for a workshop next week to give us your feedback. This piece of work is being undertaken in partnership with Arup – but we can’t do it without YOU..Please read more about the project.

We’ve been encouraging people to create MakeSoil sites in their community for a couple of years now…Currently, there are eight sites in Lambeth – please consider becoming a makesoil site TODAY! Go to MakeSoil.org to find out how. If we can show the Council that this scheme saves them (and ultimately us) money, then they…

“Good quality green space is a vital element of a civilized urban environment” Sir John Bourn, 2006… Why are our green spaces so important to us? The pandemic has shown us how much we care about them and has highlighted how barren so many of them are..how can we help to shape a better environment…

Here is your chance to engage in a citizen-led project to identify land that could be transformed into a food growing space. We would love you to come along and discover how you can get involved. Test drive the map, then come to the workshop to find out more. If you’ve not yet registered your…

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…

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…