From city farms to community gardens, first-time balcony growers to experienced horticulturalists – anyone with a passion for growing food is welcome to join our thriving network. We share food growing skills and resources, support the building of new gardens, and advocate for the importance of food growing in Tower Hamlets.
TOWER HAMLETS FOOD GROWERS
JOIN THE KEEP GROWING CAMPAIGN
Like everyone, food growers are facing a lot of challenges at the moment. We’re here to help you keep growing, support you to enjoy growing food safely and see a bumper harvest in 2020. Find out more.
what we do
Every season we hold a friendly gathering of the network. Each time we look at a new topic around food growing and the environment, share a delicious hot lunch, and go on a tour of local community gardens. It’s a great chance to get to know other food growing enthusiasts in your area. Everyone is welcome to this free event. Sign up to receive invitations. (Please note that due to Covid-19 we have had to postpone the gatherings)
check out our Free resources
Tower Hamlets has some of the most talented community growers we know of so we want to share skills and knowledge. We share a range of resources from practical tips to local information, workshop session plans to growing calendars and healthy recipes – you can find it all here. This list is growing so please get in touch if there is something specific you need. If you have resources to share send them over! Check out our resources.
support & TRAINING FOR GROWERS
Are you starting a food growing project and need advice? Or do you or your group, need to perfect a skill to make your garden a success? Or perhaps you just want to brush up on your food growing skills so you can grow at home? We offer tailored workshops, advice and support to individuals and groups. We can help you get confident in growing, set up and maintain your garden, get your housing provider or land owner on board, run your group effectively, and much more. Get in contact to find out about our workshops.
want to volunteer?
We have many beautiful food growing and nature projects on our doorstep. We help individuals or groups who want to gets hands on to find the right project whether you’re looking to become a regular volunteer or for a one off away day. Get in contact to find out more.
join the network
Our network of local food growers and community gardens comes together to grow and eat together, share tips and resources, and make our borough the perfect place to grow your own. Join the network and find out the latest news by signing up to our newsletter.
Due to Covid-19 we have had to postpone our events. But we hope to be back very soon.