Hackney Food Growers Network


Hackney Food Growers Network

The Food Grower's Network has discovered over 90 food growing projects in the borough!

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Latest Activity: Nov 27, 2023

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Sustainable Hackney has been putting together a food growers group, and has discovered over 90 food growing projects! 

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Listing/Mapping Food Growing projects in Hackney

Started by Martina D. Last reply by Martina D May 24, 2012. 4 Replies

Who coordinates/updates the list of food growing projects in Hackney? Is there a map? There's a lot happening at the moment, so it would be quite good to keep it up to date and maybe make it…Continue

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Comment by Lucy Teather on November 27, 2023 at 17:30

Hi There, I', trying to register as part of this group. Am I a member now/

Comment by Diana Weir on May 10, 2012 at 15:18


Now I see why Stephanie mentioned she'd been discussing this with my local vicar, Julia Porter - but even St Peter's may not have as much as 10m x 15m to spare, given its very limited, mainly basement surroundings.

The modern vicarage garden might have that kind of space to spare, although other people would probably regard that as too much to offer - it's bigger than my entire back garden! - unless they can't garden their own space and positively want to do a landshare, HFW-style.

Comment by James Diamond on May 10, 2012 at 15:09

It's a scheme where trained apprentices grow food for the box scheme on small patches of land in back gardens, on church land and on estates. http://www.growingcommunities.org/food-growing/patchwork-farm/

Comment by Diana Weir on May 10, 2012 at 15:01

Just seen an e-mail enquiry made by Stephanie of the De Beauvoir Association website about Growing Communities' Patchwork Farm project.

Don't know about this yet but would love to know more, please.

Comment by Stephanie Irvine on April 28, 2012 at 6:54

The plant sale was always 6th May 2-5pm, Paul just made a mistake when entering the data which he has since corrected. I work with him, so I will suggest he join the food network.


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