Molly Aldam, our Local Food Project Intern, writes about her experience visiting one of the community food-growing gardens established this year by Women’s Environmental Network. Molly’s conversation with the wonderful Mr and Mrs Islam, who have a small plot in the garden at Oban House in Tower Hamlets, illustrates perfectly how much of a difference [...]
In the largest event of its kind, next weekend over 100 community food-growing gardens across the UK will be open to the public for a celebration of urban agriculture, community spirit and all things homegrown. Now in its fifth year in London, Edible Open Gardens Day takes place on Saturday 20th September – and what [...]
Women’s Environmental Network is proud to be part of a growing food sovereignty movement, and as our very own Connie Hunter explains in this article, having the choice and the opportunity to grow your own food has a truly positive impact on people’s lives. This article by journalist Fanny Malinen first appeared in the September [...]
Interested in healthy eating? Growing your own vegetables, herbs or fruit? Want to get started?
Join us for a celebration of urban community food growing in Tower Hamlets.
No need to book, just turn up! Lunch and refreshments will be provided.
When: Sunday 24th August 2014, 12.00pm – 5.00pm
Where: Spitalfields City Farm, Buxton Street, London E1 5AR
Finally, it’s spring. Come celebrate with WEN and Tower Hamlet Community Housing! Our annual Spring Gathering will have workshops on food growing and cooking & preserving. There will be a tour of local gardens, interactive stalls, a gardening Q&A and more. Best of all, there will be free entry and lunch! As always, please bring spare vegetable seeds to share/exchange if you have them.