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We thought we would encourage more people to grow veg. So we advertised the idea that we could supply a box with compost, seed trays and pots, and a selection of seeds; we had a flood of interest.

Do you sometimes rely on the food you grow to feed yourself and/or your family? If yes…  Would you be willing to show Hollie around your food growing space and answer some questions? You would be contributing to Hollie’s research at UCL into urban food security – hopefully helping others in the future. It shouldn’t…

Do you have a small patch of land where you could grow some wheat to contribute to this project? If so, let us know at incrediblelambeth@gmail.com and we will get some grain to you. No space is too small!

POSTPONED INDEFINITELY, UNTIL WE ARE ALLOWED TO GATHER IN GROUPS AGAIN – SO SORRY TO ALL Join us to learn all about fermented foods (and the benefit to our gut) with Sam & Damien from Ki Kefir. Ki Kefir is a new local company producing organic kefir. Sam says: “We are passionate about ethical and…

Could you tell us a little about how you got interested in growing food?From a young age I have been growing vegetables in my back garden. As I got older I realized the demand for locally produced organic food. I have completed a Diploma Level 2 in horticulture which has helped to give me both practical…

We are a local Kefir company based in Vauxhall we make organic milk kefir using traditional methods, living cultures and organic milk from grass fed cows in Sussex. We are very passionate about food & farming sustainability so only work with farmers who follow these farming practises. We only use sustainable and recycle-able packing for…

Who knew that the wonder-food ‘kefir’ is being produced in Lambeth? We didn’t – until Ki Kefir became a member of IEL.. Here’s a Q&A we had with Sam Murphy, the co-founder How long have you been running Ki Kefir? We started producing kefir in January 2019 What exactly is it you sell? We sell…

With the help of Lambeth Larder, we’ve put together a list of places to find food in Lambeth this Christmas. Some places provide a hot meal, others are food banks. If you’re able to donate food, then take a look here for the centres, or donate at the food banks during their opening times: Ace…

Sukant and Jerome met earlier this year in March. Sukant is a keen community and urban permaculturalist and Jerome is passionate about horticulture in general. They met at Pedlars’ Park in Lambeth, where Jerome was taking some cuttings, soon after they have spent this whole year greening the Carmelita Community Garden, helping with the Vauxhall…

Back in the Spring, the Garden Museum distributed squash and pumpkin seeds, now it’s your chance to come and show off the fruits of your gardening endeavours at this family friendly festival. Pennard Plants are sponsoring prizes and they will also be selling seeds, garlic, shallots, onions and some fruit trees for autumn gardening. There…