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Events and training from Capital Growth


26
Apr
2024

Create a school food growing space

Join us for this in-person training on setting up a food-growing site in your school.

In person event11:0013:00

27
Apr
2024

Our Right to Grow Summit: a gathering of London food growers

The one-day summit for food growers to explore how we can build a citizen’s Right to Grow on London’s public-sector land.

In person event13:0017:00

12
May
2024

From pests to partners: natural pest and disease management

How to thriving gardens and happy ecosystems through a holistic approach to pests and plant care

In person event10:0013:00

22
May
2024

Create your food growing curriculum

Learn how to create a school garden curriculum through the school calendar year.

In person event14:0016:30


28
Jun
2022

The A to Z of composting

Join us at our Allotment Garden in Regents Park on Tuesday 28 June for a twilight training session from 5.30-8pm with experienced...

Training (online)17:3020:00

26
Jun
2022

Maximising limited growing spaces with minimal effort

Agroecological grower, Chrissy Harrison, invites us on to the farm she manages in SE London for an in-person training session...

Training (online)10:0014:00

24
Jun
2022

June Spotlight Garden Summer Solstice Open Evening

Come visit our June Spotlight Garden - Community Apothecary @ Chingford for a perfect way to celebrate this year's Summer...

Training (online)16:0019:00

15
Jun
2022

Preparing to grow autumn and winter veg

Join veteran food grower, Paul Richens, for a practical online session to prepare for growing autumn and winter veg in good...

Training (online)17:3019:00

29
May
2022

May Spotlight Garden Open Day at Coco Collective's Ital Community Garden

Come visit our May Spotlight Garden - Coco Collective's Ital Community Garden - on Sunday 29 May to see and help out at their...

Training (online)09:3016:00

25
May
2022

How to create an abundant and healthy container garden

Join us online for a closer look at how to grow healthy and abundant fruit, veg and herbs in containers with Vertical Veg's...

Training (online)17:3019:00

3
May
2022

Promoting community food growing through digital storytelling

This online training session on digital storytelling explores ways to promote your community food growing initiative with...

Training (online)17:3019:00

23
Apr
2022

Garden Open Day with Finchley Central Energy Garden

On Saturday 23 April, our April Spotlight Garden Finchley Central Energy Garden will showcase their beautiful and...

Training (online)11:0014:00

22
Apr
2022

Good to Grow Day 2022

Good to Grow Day is a national weekend of action from Friday 22 to Monday 25 April for edible gardens to celebrate and prepare...

In person event08:0018:00

20
Apr
2022

How urban planning can help protect community gardens

In this online session, city planner, Gillian Morgan, shares how planning policies can support local food growing with examples...

Training (online)17:3019:00

Training from our network


Forest Gardening Award (Level 2) Online

63/66 Hatton Garden, Fifth Floor Suite 23, London, EC1N 8LE.

22 Apr 2024 | Accredited

This seven month accredited online course featuring the videos of forest gardening expert Martin Crawford, provides the skills needed to design, create and manage a forest garden. We have some great guest speakers at our online tutorials including Pippa Chapman, Alan Carter & Rootsman Rakesh who’ll be sharing their experience of forest gardening in the UK, plus Orchard Project colleagues Lewis McNeill, Jo Homan and Witchhazel Wildwood will also be teaching about Soil, Survey and Design.

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How to Run a Community Gardening Session for Volunteers w/ Permablitz London

Kentish Town City Farm, 1 Cressfield Cl, London NW5 4BN

9 May 2024

Join us in Kentish Town City Farm's beautiful garden, as Kayode and Susannah from Permablitz London guide us through their processes for bringing together groups of volunteers. Outcomes: Designing a volunteer session to include more than a series of practical tasks Planning in learning outcomes to volunteer gardening sessions How to create a welcoming atmosphere where everyone can contribute When: 10am-4pm, Thursday 9th May 2024 Cost: £20 per organisation*

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Grow Your Own Herbs Masterclass

Hackney Herbal Garden, 1 Trowbridge Road, London E9 5LD

19 May 2024

This informative workshop will be a mix of theory and practical activities to give you all the knowledge you need to feel confident about growing your own herbs. It is suitable for complete beginners and those who already have some gardening or growing experience. We will cover: Growing herbs in different settings; Propagation, How to care for the soil and for your plants using organic methods, Harvesting and Preserving your harvest.

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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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