Food growing training

Learn about urban food growing and running community gardens with hands-on sessions in gardens across London, covering topics across four themes:

  •  Urban food growing: Start from the basics to get it right
  •  Growing enterprise: Focus on enterprising ideas and selling produce
  •  Get children growing: Engage children and young people outdoors
  •  Grow for it!: Learn something new or unusual

Upcoming training

Sustainable cut and edible flowers
Saturday 21 October 10:30 - 1:00pm
De Frene Market Garden, SE26 4AB

Introduction to forest gardening
Tuesday 24 October 6:00 - 8:30pm
Cecil Sharp House, NW1 7AY

Pruning fruiting trees and shrubs
Saturday 4 November 10:30 - 1pm
Oasis Nature Garden, SW4 6SP

Tonics and teas: fermentation workshop
Thursday 9 November 6 - 9pm
Jenius Social, N7 8GR

Download the summer / autumn training calendar

Booking & Payment

Workshops start at £12.50 for Capital Growth members and London Food Link Supporters. Advance booking via Eventbrite is essential. Bursaries are available for the unwaged. For enquiries about bursaries or group discounts, bespoke training or site visits contact


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Capital Growth is London's Food Growing Network, with over 2000 members. Whether you are growing at home, as part of an allotment, in a community group or school you can join for free to receive benefits such as discounts, advice and monthly enewsletters.

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Capital Growth is a project of Sustain: the alliance for better food and farming.

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