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.
We want to change our organisations structure and we'd like your input. There's a lot of info, but if you're interested, have experience or knowledge to share please have a read through and note down your comments. Link to survey here Thank you
Spring has sprung! Crocuses and daffodils are out and the apricot tree is blooming. Hopefully the cold weather hasn't stopped pollination. Last year we harvested many kg of fruit for lovely jams and chutneys. We are delighted to announce that we have new funding from Awards for All for Grown in Peckham and the wider … Continue reading Spring is in the air
Our first Growfest was an activity packed day filled to the brim with local people of a green fingered persuasion. Bringing together local gardeners, there were new skills to learn, labels, pesto, printed bags, seed bombs and bug hotels to make, good food to eat, bees to inspect and seeds to share and save. We … Continue reading Growfest a hit!
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
Now is the time for spring greens including nettles, chickweed and other fresh bitter flavoured wild herbs. A recipe for nettle soup is here Urtica dioica, often called common nettle, stinging nettle (although not all plants of this species sting) or nettle leaf, is a herbaceous perennial flowering plant in the family Urticaceae. It is … Continue reading It’s nettle time of year
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Join us for our AGM on Sunday March 26th 1 – 2pm Find out about what we’ve been up to over the last year and come and hear about exciting plans for 2017. We’ll also be electing new steering group members* Guest speaker We’ve invited Kate Sebag of Brockwell Community Greenhouses to … Continue reading ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING