Capital Growth training

Learn about urban food growing and running community gardens with our hands-on sessions in gardens across London, covering a number of themes from Climate resilience to growing for nature. 

Covid-19 update: Until further notice our sessions will be run online.  See below for information.  Read our advice on Coronavirus and community growing.

Upcoming training

We have moved our training online until mid June 2020 and are running a mixture of short and longer workshops. 

Find all of our sessions on Eventbrite

Short sessions

These free 45 minutes are run through Zoom and booking is required.  f you can, a suggested £5 donation would be gratefully received for these sessions that we will share across the trainers for their time and expertise. 

Booking for future sessions will be available closer to the time.   More sessions to be added shortly...


These longer sessions have a small charge (£5-10) to cover the cost of the trainers time. Bursaries are avoalble for low paid or unwaged. 



Previous sessions: 

We are planning to make these available to our members shortly.

Postponed training

Here are some of the training sessions we had planned in for June and beyond.  We are hoping these may run, and are looking to rescheduled those missed in April and May. 

  • Climate resilience: Sustainability and growing for the future
  • Grow for nature: Improving biodiversity, habitat creation and growing organically
  • Growing Connections: Growing for health, wellbeing and community
  • Growing Culture: Focus on London's food growing heritage
  • Growing enterprise: Focus on enterprising ideas and selling produce
  • Get children growing: Engage children and young people outdoors

Downloadable training poster March-June 2020





More training courses for 2020 are being added all the time so watch this space!

Our 2019 training programme brought together the expertise of our 15 Hubs and Partners and independent trainers for an exciting programme tailored just for you! All courses, more details and booking via Eventbrite. Take a look at our training calendar for 2019 to get an idea what's to come in 2020.

Booking & Payment

Workshops start at £15 for Capital Growth member gardens (member rates apply to all Capital Growth members, staff and volunteers) and London Food Link Supporters. Advance booking via Eventbrite is essential. If you're not already a member, why not join? It's free and easy to register with Capital Growth.

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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