Capital Growth


Capital Growth’s Training at The Regent's Park

Capital Growth continues its urban food-growing training at the allotment garden in The Regent's Park. The site is run in partnership with The Royal Parks and Capel Manor College. The site is located at the corner of Chester Road and the Inner Circle, in The Regent's Park. It is open to the public every weekday 8:30am-4:30pm.

Sessions range from two and a half hour workshops to full day courses.  They combine practical and classroom based training and are delivered by expert trainers. Short courses (2.5h) are £25/ £12.5 for Capital Growth members, day course are £50/£25 for Capital Growth members. 

Upcoming Sessions in The Regents Park

Organic food growing for real beginners
Saturday 18th April, 10:30-13:00 @ The Regent’s Park Allotment
Trainer: Paul Richens 
If you want to start growing food but don't know where to start, this course is for you! From understanding your space to what can be grown and growing techniques; we'll go through all the essential steps to start a successful organic food growing space.
 
Growing a PicNic in your school
Wednesday 22nd April, 10:30-13:00 @ The Regent’s Park Allotment
Trainer: Julie Henley-Wilkinson
Run by Food Growing Schools: London, this session  focus on how to start growing in your school, with a link to their 'Grow YourOwn Picnic' theme running during the spring/summer term. The session will include practical advice on growing food in your school, easy crops and activities to run with pupils. To book for this specific session please go here
 
Seed Saving
Saturday 25th April, 10:30-13:00 @ The Regent’s Park Allotment
Trainer: Peter Brinch of Open Pollinated Seeds 
This training is targeted to growers with some previous experience of seed saving. To register interest please contact the London Freedom Seed Bank at freedomseedbank@gmail.com
 
One to One sessions for food growing schools
Wednesday 29th April, 10:00-16:00 @ The Regent’s Park Allotment
Trainer: Paul Sadler
Organised in partnership with Food Growing Schools London, these are one to one sessions for schools needing help with their food growing space. Schools can book a slot of one hour during which they will be able to ask specific questions, which you should prepare (from design to horticultural advice). To book for this specific session please go here
 
Booking 
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If you are unable to make a payment using paypal or if you would like to enquire about discounts for multiple bookings or bursaries for the unwaged email training@capitalgrowth.org 
 

The site

The Regents Park Allotment Garden is on the corner of Chester Road and the Inner circle in Regents Park. Click here for a map.  The site is maintained by a team of volunteers.