Capital Growth

Food Growing Training

The training programme provides short and full day courses covering everything you need to know to set up and maintain your food growing space in an urban setting, including

  •  Urban food growing: Start from the basics and get it right
  •  Growing enterprise: About selling produce or enterprising ideas
  •  Getting children growing: For those working with children and young people
  •  Grow with it!: Learn something new or unusual

 Download the full spring training calendar 

May - June 2016

Cultivate your community: Working with volunteers in the garden
Will be rescheduled
Salads in the city
Wednesday 18 May, 10:30am - 1:00pm
The Castle Garden, N4 2HA

Organic food growing for real beginners  
Wednesday 18 May, 5:30pm - 8:00pm
The Regent's Park Allotment Garden, NW1 4NR
Wednesday 1 June, 5:30-8pm
The Regent's Park Allotment Garden, NW1 4NR
Saturday 4 June, 10:30am-1pm
Phoenix School Farm, W12 7FG
Thursday 9 June, 6-8:30pm
Abbey Gardens, E15 3NF
Friday 10 June, 10:30am-1pm
Allens Gardens, N16 5BD
Abbey Gardens, E15 3NF

The secret sex life of plants (and why it matters to gardeners)   
Wednesday 29 June, 5:30pm - 8:00pm
The Regent's Park Allotment Garden, NW1 4NR

Booking & Payment
Short workshops: £25 / £12.50 for Capital Growth members, full day sessions: £50 / £25 for Capital Growth members, unless otherwise stated. For enquiries about unwaged or group discounts, bespoke training or site visits please contact
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