Training & events

There’s always something on with Capital Growth, from training sessions on urban food growing, to network socials and city-wide volunteer open days.

We keep our calendar busy year round to help London’s growing scene stay informed, connected and productive. Everyone is welcome to attend a training, volunteer with a garden or come to an event and learn more about the urban food growing movement.


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  • Calendar

    Capital Growth calendar of events, and training courses. Add your event now.

  • 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.

  • The Big Dig

    Every spring, hundreds of volunteers pull on their wellies and head outside to help a community garden get ready for the new growing season.

  • The Urban Harvest

    Join community food growing gardens across London to celebrate and savour the city's harvest

  • Urban Food Fortnight

    Urban Food Fortnight is the capital’s celebration of the fabulous ultra-local produce being grown, produced and cooked on our doorstep.

  • Grow Well, Feel Well

    Our newest city-wide garden open day is all about showcasing the many ways gardening can benefit our health and well-being, and to offer new opportunities and activities for volunteers to...

Capital Growth

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.

Capital Growth
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56 - 64 Leonard Street

020 7065 0902

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

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