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Growing Communities is recruiting - to teach kids at our Dagenham Farm

Started Apr 25 0 Replies

Grown in Dagenham Education and Volunteer Outreach WorkerGot lots of experience of teaching kids about food growing and cooking?Want to help get more Barking and Dagenham residents involved in food…Continue

Tags: biodiversity, teaching, farming, food

Growing Communities is recruiting - help change the world one carrot at a time

Started Feb 27 0 Replies

Assistant veg scheme coordinatorHackney's award-winning social enterprise Growing Communities is looking for an organised and practical individual with excellent customer management skills. You will…Continue

Tags: economy, waste, biodiversity, community, farming

Growing Communities volunteer trainee growers

Started Jan 17 0 Replies

Growing Communities is an award-winning social enterprise based in Hackney. We run a weekly organic fruit and veg scheme, the Growing Communities’ farmers' market and several urban market gardens.We…Continue

Tags: training, economy, biodiversity, food

Growing Communities veg packer/delivery worker, barista/market worker

Started Jun 14, 2016 0 Replies

We're recruiting for 2 part-time jobs to help us change the food system one carrot at a time:Barista & Farmers’ Market WorkerWe are looking for a hard-working, cheery, coffee-loving person who…Continue

Tags: food

 

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GC plant sale, Springfield Park E5, Sunday 7 May at Springfield Park

May 7, 2017 from 1pm to 4pm
The GC plant sale will be back at Springfield Park E5 on Sunday 7 May, 1-4pm. On sale will be a host of seedlings for your veg patch - including tomatoes and peppers, plus potted herbs - all grown to organic standards.Feel free to take a tour of the organic market garden where we grow our award-winning Hackney Salad - and where we train new organic growers every year. You'll also be able to pick up organic growing tips from our experts.The event is located just outside our market garden in…See More
Apr 25
Richenda Wilson posted a discussion

Growing Communities is recruiting - to teach kids at our Dagenham Farm

Grown in Dagenham Education and Volunteer Outreach WorkerGot lots of experience of teaching kids about food growing and cooking?Want to help get more Barking and Dagenham residents involved in food growing?We're looking for a well-organised and pro-active person to deliver a food-growing programme for children from local schools as part of our Big Lottery-funded Grown in Dagenham project based at Growing Communities’ Dagenham Farm. You’ll also be recruiting people to the farm’s volunteer…See More
Apr 25
Richenda Wilson posted a discussion

Growing Communities is recruiting - help change the world one carrot at a time

Assistant veg scheme coordinatorHackney's award-winning social enterprise Growing Communities is looking for an organised and practical individual with excellent customer management skills. You will collaborate closely with and provide cover for the Veg Scheme Coordinator with regular crossover of essential tasks including ordering the produce and running the pack. You will manage the scheme’s Collection Points, have a key role in our customer management systems and be an essential part of the…See More
Feb 27
Richenda Wilson posted a discussion

Growing Communities volunteer trainee growers

Growing Communities is an award-winning social enterprise based in Hackney. We run a weekly organic fruit and veg scheme, the Growing Communities’ farmers' market and several urban market gardens.We are currently recruiting four urban trainee growers. The (unpaid) traineeship will involve learning all the different aspects involved in growing vegetables with a particular emphasis on salad leaves. These traineeships are aimed at people who want to develop their food growing skills. Trainees will…See More
Jan 17
Richenda Wilson posted a discussion

Growing Communities veg packer/delivery worker, barista/market worker

We're recruiting for 2 part-time jobs to help us change the food system one carrot at a time:Barista & Farmers’ Market WorkerWe are looking for a hard-working, cheery, coffee-loving person who would like nothing more than working every Saturday alongside some great small sustainable farmers and producers at Growing Communities’ Farmers’ Market. As well as being very good at making coffee you’ll need to be happy to work outside (under cover) in all weathers and to be committed to helping…See More
Jun 14, 2016
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Plant Sale at Springfield Park, E5

May 8, 2016 from 1pm to 4pm
Kick start your food growing for the year with some organic plants and seedlings from our annual sale: tomatoes, beans, sweetcorn, courgettes, herbs, salad leaves and lots more. Pick up growing tips from our expert growers and take a tour round our organic market garden - part of the Patchwork Farm where we grow our award-winning Hackney Salad.…See More
Apr 26, 2016
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Learn how to grow food in the city with Growing Communities

Hackney-based social enterprise Growing Communities is recruiting three volunteer Trainee Growers. The traineeship runs from April to the end of September. Two trainees will work one day a week and the third will work one and a half days. In addition there will be monthly evening tutorials. You will work with our Grower, learning all aspects of running our Urban Market Gardens.…See More
Feb 8, 2016
Richenda Wilson posted a discussion

Learn how to grow food in the city with Growing Communities

Hackney-based social enterprise Growing Communities is recruiting three volunteer Trainee Growers. The traineeship runs from April to the end of September. Two trainees will work one day a week and the third will work one and a half days. In addition there will be monthly evening tutorials. You will work with our Grower, learning all aspects of running our Urban Market Gardens.…See More
Jan 18, 2016
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Start with the soil: Growing Communities food growing tutorial at Allens Gardens, Hackney, N16 5BD

May 28, 2015 from 7pm to 9pm
Soil forms the basis for all organic food growing. In this session with Growing Communities' expert veg growers, we'll be looking at how to improve the soil so that it grows healthy plants for you to eat. A variety of composting methods will be explored and you'll learn to turn items around you into a valuable resource for your garden. Suitable for beginners or experienced growers. Tutorials cost £25 (£15 low-income). Email fiona.mcallister@growingcommunities.org to secure your place.See More
May 18, 2015
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Growing Communities’ plant sale and seed swap at Springfield Park

May 3, 2015 from 1pm to 4pm
Come and buy all the seedlings you need for your veg patch - everything from sweetcorn to tomatoes to beans, plus potted herbs and ornamentals - all grown to organic standards. In addition there will be a plant and seed swap, so if you've sown too many courgettes again, this will be the time to swap them for something else. The event is located just outside Growing Communities’ market garden in Springfield Park. If you go to the Springfield Park Cafe (at the White Lodge) and follow the path…See More
Apr 27, 2015
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Growing Communities’ plant sale and seed swap at Springfield Park

May 3, 2015 from 1pm to 4pm
Come and buy all the seedlings you need for your veg patch - everything from sweetcorn to tomatoes to beans, plus potted herbs and ornamentals - all grown to organic standards. In addition there will be a plant and seed swap, so if you've sown too many courgettes again, this will be the time to swap them for something else. The event is located just outside Growing Communities’ market garden in Springfield Park. If you go to the Springfield Park Cafe (at the White Lodge) and follow the path…See More
Apr 20, 2015
A discussion started by Richenda Wilson was featured

Help us change the world, carrot by carrot: apply to be Growing Communities' Operations Manager

Award-winning social enterprise Growing Communities is looking for an organisational genius to take on the new post of Operations Manager. Growing Communities is looking for someone who loves creating systems (& spreadsheets!) to take on planning, HR management and reporting. Growing Communities runs a community-led box scheme and organic farmers’ market and has pioneered food growing in London. If you want to help change our food system – carrot by carrot – download the job pack from…See More
Sep 2, 2014
Richenda Wilson posted a discussion

Help us change the world, carrot by carrot: apply to be Growing Communities' Operations Manager

Award-winning social enterprise Growing Communities is looking for an organisational genius to take on the new post of Operations Manager. Growing Communities is looking for someone who loves creating systems (& spreadsheets!) to take on planning, HR management and reporting. Growing Communities runs a community-led box scheme and organic farmers’ market and has pioneered food growing in London. If you want to help change our food system – carrot by carrot – download the job pack from…See More
Sep 2, 2014
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Growing Communities' Plant Sale and Seed Swap at Springfield Park, Clapton, E5

May 4, 2014 from 11am to 3pm
Get your gardening off to a great start with the Growing Communities annual plant sale and seed swap, which takes place on Sunday 4 May from 11am till 3pm next to our Springfield Park market garden in Clapton, E5. Swap your spare seeds, seedlings and plants. Get a head start to the season by buying seedlings of food plants, raised organically under glass at our Dagenham Starter Farm and ready to plant out, including beans, cucs, tomatoes, peppers and more. Explore our organic market garden and…See More
Apr 24, 2014
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Growing Communities' Plant Sale and Seed Swap at Springfield Park, Clapton, E5

May 4, 2014 from 11am to 3pm
Get your gardening off to a great start with the Growing Communities annual plant sale and seed swap, which takes place on Sunday 4 May from 11am till 3pm next to our Springfield Park market garden in Clapton, E5. Swap your spare seeds, seedlings and plants. Get a head start to the season by buying seedlings of food plants, raised organically under glass at our Dagenham Starter Farm and ready to plant out, including beans, cucs, tomatoes, peppers and more. Explore our organic market garden and…See More
Apr 22, 2014
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Growing Communities' Plant Sale and Seed Swap at Springfield Park, Clapton, E5

May 4, 2014 from 11am to 3pm
Get your gardening off to a great start with the Growing Communities annual plant sale and seed swap, which takes place on Sunday 4 May from 11am till 3pm next to our Springfield Park market garden in Clapton, E5. Swap your spare seeds, seedlings and plants. Get a head start to the season by buying seedlings of food plants, raised organically under glass at our Dagenham Starter Farm and ready to plant out, including beans, cucs, tomatoes, peppers and more. Explore our organic market garden and…See More
Apr 14, 2014

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About me
Work part-time at Growing Communities, the Hackney-based social enterprise that runs a thriving organic veg box scheme and Stoke Newington Farmers' Market. We also grow salad for the box scheme on our urban market gardens in Hackney parks and train apprentices in organic veg growing. I also work as a freelance writer and editor, focusing on sustainability issues.
Website
http://www.growingcommunities.org
Interests
Biodiversity, Built Environment, Food, Green Economy

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