SEWN Together – a localised food growing gathering in West London
West Londoners, join us for the third of our four regional food growing gatherings at Horsenden Hill and Farm bringing together local community garden members, food growing networks and West London Council folk.
30 Jan 2024 10:3016:30
Horsenden Hill & Farm Horsenden Farm, Horsenden Ln N, Horsenden London UB6 7PQ
SEWN Together – a series of events taking place across South, East, West and North London (hence the acronym!) – dives deep into the four quarters of London to platform the great work happening in food gardens tackling the nature & climate emergency and helping to build more resilient communities.
Each region will have its moment to come together, build connections between neighbouring fellow garden members, and share their vision for community food growing in the capital. A celebration of the diversity, scale and spread of community food growing across London, this event will strengthen connections between community gardens to weave the whole Capital Growth network more tightly together.
The four regional gatherings will work up to the larger Together gathering in Spring 2024 where findings from the SEWN series will be pieced together for feeding into the collective vision.
By welcoming local food growers, community networks and council representatives to each event, we’ll be creating a powerful collective of people who want to see positive change, and are already helping to make that happen. This is a chance for Londoners to share their food growing journeys so far, imagine the future of community food growing and work out the practical next steps to get there.
West Londoners, join us and our co-hosts Social Farms and Gardens for our third of four events at the Hayloft at Horsenden Farm & Hill on Tuesday 30 January from 10.30am-4.30pm to gather gardens in West London.
10.30am Arrivals & introductions
11am Guided tour of host garden and space, Friends of Horsenden Hill
11.20am Speaker presentations
Hear from a mix of local councillors, growers and the Capital Growth team about new growing opportunities in West London and exciting activity underway across several boroughs- including speakers from Hammersmith Community Gardens Association and Hounslow Council.
12pm Comfort break
12.15 – 1pm Open group discussion
1.45pm Presentation by Lucy Clark of Mind Food CIO and tour of garden space
2:05 pm Breakout groups & further discussions
3.30-3.45pm Comfort break
3.45 pm Reflections & close
4.30pm Event ends
The meeting space is located up one flight of stairs and the tour will include a walk around an active farm site and growing space. If you have additional questions about accessibility or if you would like to attend but ticket price is a barrier, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to see if we can help.
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