Projects in East London

Cordwainers Grow

A community interest company based in Hackney, E8

Cordwainers Grow focus on connecting people with the natural world in creative and collaborative ways.

Core Landscapes

A community garden project in Stratford, E9

Core Landscapes transform vacant land in deprived urban areas into hubs for community engagement.

Dig it, Frendsbury Gardens

A gardening and wellbeing club in Lewisham, SE4

Running since 2015 this gardening and well-bring club is open to adults with mental health issues and those at risk of social isolation.

Forest Gate Community Garden

A community garden in Newham, E7

Beginning with locals in 2013, the community garden created by volunteers and members of the public and officially opened in 2016.

Hackney City Farm

A city farm in Hackney, E2

Hackney City Farm was established in 1984, and has been giving the local community the opportunity to experience farming since.

Hackney Herbal

A social enterprise based in Hackney, E9

Hackney Herbal run a variety of activities promoting mental health and wellbeing.

John Evelyn Community Garden

A community garden in Lewisham, SE8

A large open space for gardening and other activities. They offer various workshops and courses.

Lambourne End Centre for Outdoor Learning

A farm and activity centre in Barking & Dagenham, RM4

The 54 acre site offers a variety of programmes and residential courses using their farm, gardens and activity centre.

Mudchute Park and Farm

A city farm and park in Tower Hamlets, E14

Set in 32 acres of countryside in East London, the site has a working farm, stables and children’s nursery.

Newham City Farm

A city farm in Lewisham, SE23

Newham City Farm provides the local community with free access to animals in a countryside oasis.

Spitalfields City Farm

A city farm in Tower Hamlets, E1

The farm was started in 1978 and offers opportunities to engage with animals and horticulture.

St Mary’s Secret Garden

A community garden in Hackney, E2

A beautiful and accessible community garden, offering a safe space for those with support needs to get hands-on experience gardening.

Stepney City Farm

A city farm in Tower Hamlets, E1

As well as the farm animals, Stepney also hosts a weekly market and showcase a variety of rural arts with their resident artists.

Sydenham Garden

A community garden in Lewisham, SE23

A unique wellbeing centre utilising its gardens, nature reserve and activity rooms to help people in recovery in Lewisham.

The Deptford People Project

A community group in Lewisham, SE8

A collective of locals specialising in holistic therapies, arts and culture, mindfulness and community inclusion.

Wellgate Community Farm

A city farm in Barking & Dagenham, RM5

A 1.5 acre working farm that began in 1982, set up by volunteers and locals. The farm is open to visitors and encourages local participation.

Woodlands Farm

A working farm in Greenwich, DA16

Located at Shooter’s Hill, the 89 acre site is the largest city farm in the UK. It is managed as a traditional working farm.

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