Last Saturday, we supported the Brandon Estate growers and organised a wreath making workshop for the network and community members. Network members and the community, had the chance to to learn how to create their own wreath. The room was filled with old faces and new, all coming together to close the year creating a piece for their homes over Continue Reading
Craft & Cooking Sessions October 2021 It has been really refreshing to spend time with the young people at Surrey Square School, they are inquisitive, eager to learn and all are so encouraging to one another when working as a group. Our last two sessions we have focused on making a pumpkin seed-pesto together and preparing a salad. Our collaboration Continue Reading
A walking tour of Walworth On Sunday 10th October 2021, we were fortunate enough to have the local historian and Blue Badge Guide, Isobel Durant come and host a walking heritage tour of Walworth for us! We used posters to reach out on a local level and this time it really spoke to a lot of our neighbours in Walworth Continue Reading
Save the date for a walking and history tour of community gardens in our network area. More details coming soon!
Sunday 19th September Pembroke House hosted a neighbourhood gathering earlier last month, celebrating the resilience of the local area during the pandemic and the support systems which have stayed in place supporting locals. There were stalls and groups celebrating the heritage of the local area, craft beer, sound healing, traditional Bolivian dance and Edible Rotherhithe was selling some beautiful crafts Continue Reading
Friday 17th September Surrey Square School @ediblerotherhithe has been part of the network and running incredible food growing initiatives for several years. The Surrey Square School site has a incredible polytunnel growing spaces for the primary school children to learn about growing fruits, herbs and vegetables, as well as raised beds, fruit trees and even a nursery growing space on Continue Reading
In June 2021 Brandon TRA decided to develop an unused corner of the playground beside the Jack Hobbs club into a Junior Gardening & Eco Club. We started off with some oil drum planters donated by WeAreWaterloo, and ran sessions led by Helene Ok, assisted by Brandon residents, Marie-line and Verity. These sessions have proved very popular with the children Continue Reading
Four short sessions with the young growers at Surrey Square School in their purpose built poly tunnel increasing their knowledge of food, growing and connecting with nature. These sessions are run in partnership with Edible Rotherhithe Starting late September and running over four consecutive weeks till mid october.
Behind the scenes This past weekend we had the pleasure of shooting footage at five gardens from the network. Vincent Brown from the Pullens Estate reached out to us a few months ago to collaborate on the ‘virtual garden tour’ project with funding help from the Pullens TRA. After a busy summer for us all, we were finally able to Continue Reading
As a part of the Neighbourhood Gathering on Tatum Street Saturday 19th September 2021 WCGN are organising a small produce show open to all member gardens.