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We were so sad not to launch our new film Growing Up in which we highlight the work of four amazing primary schools in Lambeth – do take a look, it will make you smile. We realise that during this pandemic, many schools are staying open for the children of key workers. We want to…

We use our outdoor space to grow and harvest food with children which later we cook with them e.g. in our own home-built pizza oven. We keep our own chickens to collect eggs which we also use for cooking or selling them to our parents. Children are involved and understand in looking after the animals…

We are using a garden area that has fallen into disuse to establish a thriving, accessible food-growing garden that will offer gardening opportunities to children and adults of all abilities. Existing raised beds will be utilised as well as new containers. The garden will incorporate a relaxing sensory area. Steps will be taken to encourage…

Join us on 15 October to celebrate community growing in Lambeth and crown the winners of the Blooming Lambeth Awards 2019! 

Hitherfield Primary School on Leigham Vale is an amazing Lambeth primary school. What adds to its amazingness, is its wonderful Edible Playground. It was created in 2014 with support from Trees for Cities, the school, the children and the parents. The growing area is full of espalier apple trees and a beautifully designed arrangement of…

Incredible Edible Lambeth acts as the nurture organisation for a project called Edible Avenue SW8 just over the border in Wandsworth. As part of the programme we worked with a local choreographer to produce a horticulturally-inspired dance. The idea emerged one day as we were making seed bombs, and we were looking at different ways…

Q&A  with Janie Bickersteth, Chair of IEL Why are you so passionate about working with schools? I believe that all children should be exposed to Nature and the soil. Why does soil matter?