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Events and training from Capital Growth


21
Feb
2023

Community Food Growing Convos #2 - Social Prescribing and Food Growing

Join us in the second of our Community Food Growing Convos for Social Prescribing and Food Growing.

Webinar16:0018:00

14
Mar
2023

Community Food Growing Convos #3 - Food Growing on Housing Estates

Join us for the third in our Community Food Growing Convos series for Food Growing on Housing Estates.

Webinar16:0018:00

Previous Capital Growth events


25
Jan
2023

Community Food Growing Convos #1 - Community Harvest

Join us for Community Harvest, the first in our series of our Community Food Growing Convos.

Webinar16:0018:00

21
Nov
2022

Growing for Change meet-up

Join us for our first #GrowingforChange meet-up bringing together London food gardens in creating community, climate and nature...

Campaign event 14:0016:00

1
Nov
2022

Irrigation for community gardens

Join us with grower Jack Astbury for an online session on Tuesday 1 November, 5.30-7pm, about the ins & outs of irrigation...

Training (online)17:3019:00

19
Oct
2022

Save your seeds - from theory to practice

Start your seed saving journey and be part of the green revolution with this online training session with Julie Smith on...

Training (online)17:3019:00

16
Oct
2022

Food growing for climate change

Join us for an interactive training session with Than at Regent's Park Allotment Garden to learn about how to grow food in...

Training (in person)10:3013:00

21
Sep
2022

Beginners Guide to Fruit Tree Care for Health & Harvest

Join us online for training on beginners fruit tree care and the opportunity to bring your related questions to the very...

Training (online)17:3019:00

16
Sep
2022

Growing for Change pledge + handbook launch event

As part of #UrbanHarvest2022, we are excited to be launching the Growing for Change pledge + handbook which has been co-produced...

Campaign event 14:0015:00

11
Sep
2022

Urban Harvest 2022

Between 11-18 September, Capital Growth is inviting gardens across London to open their doors to volunteers and members of the...

In person event09:0012:00

9
Sep
2022

September Spotlight Garden open day

We're back with our Spotlight Garden programme featuring GET OUT Food Forest this September. Come join us there on...

Open day16:0019:00

28
Jul
2022

Social media and digital comms for community gardens

Join us for an online training session with Hackney Herbal founder Nat Mady to learn how community gardens can use social media...

Training (online)17:3019:00

Training from our network


Online Workshop: Growing herbs - Plan your herbal year

Online via zoom

11 Feb 2023

Winter is the perfect time to start planning a new herb growing project. Join us for an online session that will help you prepare in advance for the growing season ahead. In this informative workshop, we'll go through the entire year in a herb garden, and get you all set to make the most out of the growing season. £20

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Successful Propagation: Cuttings & Divisions

Walworth Garden, 206 Manor Place, SE17 3BN

18 Feb 2023

In this workshop, we aim to pass on as much green-fingered know-how as possible, so that you have the confidence to 'go forth and propagate' in your own gardens and green spaces. Discover all the tricks of the trade for propagating plants, including a range of different cuttings and division techniques, this course will give you hands-on experience and the confidence to nurture new plants into life at home, with very little expense and cost to the wider environment. More info on our website.

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Family Feathers & Fun

Brentford, West London

18 Feb 2023

We are pleased to bring you this London chicken keeping course for families. Whilst there will be treats and crafts for the children, our time together will give a good introduction to keeping chickens in an urban garden. Full details, dates and tickets via booking link

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Community Orcharding Certificate

Sufra, Brent

18 Feb 2023 | Accredited

The level 3 Certificate in Community Orcharding is a unique course that combines high quality online learning with 7 action-packed, face-to-face training days. You will learn from orchard experts at a range of projects across London, and top up your learning at home with over 100 online resources and a course book. The level 3 course is accredited by Crossfields Institute and involves some homework.

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Grow Your Own Herbs: Plan Your Herbal Year

Unit 16, Celia Fiennes House, 8-20 Well StreetHackney E9 7PXUnited Kingdom

18 Feb 2023

Winter is the perfect time to start planning a new herb growing project. Join us for this in-person session that will help you prepare in advance for the growing season ahead. In this informative workshop, we'll go through the entire year in a herb garden, and get you all set to make the most out of the growing season. This workshop takes places indoors at the Hackney Herbal studio on Well Street. Group size - 10 people. £40

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Planning Your Kitchen Garden

Walworth Garden, 206 Manor Place, SE17 3BN

19 Feb 2023

Join our organic kitchen garden expert to learn how to start a beautiful and productive plot in four easy steps: designing your space, preparing your soil, maximising yield, and planning ongoing maintenance of your garden. We will give you guidance to create your own individualised design for your new kitchen garden and provide lots of ideas and practical tips on how to make this happen-please bring along photographs or diagrams of your plot to help design! More info on our website.

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Grow, Cook and Eat

The Dellow Centre, 82 Wentworth Street, London E1 7SA. 0787443 186500

2 Mar 2023 | Accredited

Providence Row is a Tower Hamlets homeless charity that works with those who are homeless or vulnerably housed. The accredited Food Training takes place on the third floor roof of our East End building. The course is 10 weeks long, every Thursday 10-1pm. It is free and includes refreshments and a homemade lunch. There are further courses planned for the summer months.


Sow, Grow, Eat for teenagers

Garden Museum, 5 Lambeth Palace Road

4 Mar 2023 | Free

A 10 month, monthly course (first Saturday of the month) for local teenagers, combining gardening and cooking on site at The Garden Museum. The course is free and is aimed at teenagers aged 13-17. Starts on 4th March and concludes in December 2023. For application info see webpage.

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Introduction to Gardening

Walworth Garden, 206 Manor Place, SE17 3BN

19 Mar 2023

Our Introduction to Gardening workshops guides you through the approaches and essential knowledge that will help you to become a successful gardener. This is the first session we recommend to all with little or no gardening experience, and especially those hoping to begin gardening at home in their houses, balconies, or gardens. Join us in our award-winning and sumptuously-planted garden for this primary insight into the fundamentals, with a sustainable and future-facing approach.

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Introduction to Food Growing

Walworth Garden, 206 Manor Place, SE17 3BN

2 Apr 2023

In this popular introductory workshop, we’ll cover all of the basics you need to get started growing your own fruit and vegetables. Whilst one of the most satisfying parts of gardening, getting started can seem daunting: over the years we’ve pulled together a balanced (practical and discursive) one day course that empowers you with guiding principles and hands-on advice so that you can to grow simple, delicious and sustainably-grown food. Full details on our website.

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