Because of Covid-19, we have suspended all public access to the garden. But we are still carrying out some essential food growing. For several years we have grown food for the local foodbank in Peckham. As the economic impact of coronavirus starts to hit, and more people start to lose their income, we think it's more important … Continue reading Food growing at the garden during Covid-19
Our trainees and volunteers spend every thursday growing some amazing food which is delivered straight to the foodbank by bike. Less than half a food mile! Local food at it's best, getting a veg bag to 20-25 families a week.
Thursday growing is back! Come and join our community gardener Ben and other volunteers in growing food at the garden. Along the way, you'll learn lots about growing and get to take home a share of the days harvest. Please bring something to share for lunch, and dress appropriately - the best thing is covered … Continue reading Grown in Peckham
Grown in Peckham got back into action today with a spring clean of the container, weed of the beds and planting out of chard. Some new, and some old faces showed up and got gardening and it felt that all was as it should be at the garden.
It was a busy day for Grown in Peckham on Thursday as we prepared our first delivery of the season for local restaurants/cafes Ganapati and Cafe Viva. We harvested rainbow chard, oriental salad leaves, radishes, pea shoots, baby peas, wild rocket and edible flowers. Can't wait to see what the chefs do with our produce! … Continue reading Grown in Peckham: first delivery of the season
Getting ready for the launch......a quick tidy up and spritzers at the ready!
Seeking volunteers for Grown in Peckham! Have you ever thought about growing to sell? Would you like to grow food for local restaurants? Then Grown in Peckham wants to hear from you! Grown in Peckham is a new project based at the garden. From May 2013 onwards, we will be supplying several local restaurants and … Continue reading Grown in Peckham
Back in the early years of the eighties, before the library existed in its current form, before even the pulse was built, the area just off the high street was known as Canal Head. Some of the original stables and warehouses still stood, neglected...