Author: CFGN

New film on Audacious Veg

A new film about Audacious Veg by Christopher Yap (Coventry University Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience), Shawna Saunders, Jourdan Day, and Aaron Totterdale (all Audacious Veg). For more info on Audacious Veg: Food For Social Change https://www.facebook.com/AudaciousVeg/ For more information about participatory video making in urban community gardens please visit:  http://www.peoplesknowledge.org/projects/urban-agriculture-and-the-right-to-the-city/

Community Food Growers Gathering – 16 October – Cranbrook Garden

Date: Sunday 16th of October 2016 Where: Cranbrook Community Garden Address: The Avenue, Cranbrook Estate Roman Road – opposite Usk Street Nearest postcode: E2 0QU Nearest tube: Bethnal Green Timings: 11am-5pm – – – Meet community food growers from around London, join in with practical work at Cranbrook garden, share lunch and find ways to…

London Grown open to volunteers – 3rd & 15th October

Lots of work has been happening at Pasteur Gardens in Enfield to set up the new community market garden on the 7 acres which has been derelict for 20 years.

The land has been cleared, compost toilet built, the education space developed and water is now on site.

And now it’s time for a tractor to plough the field, mark out the beds and then cover the land for the winter!

The site in February 2016

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April 2016

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Housing and land activists to join forces

Re-blogged from Red Pepper

In the run up to a November event Robin Grey makes the case for urban and rural communities to work together to tackle land rights, ownership and usage
30 August 2016

essexToday, as a country, we face huge problems – widening inequality, a chronic housing crisis, a dysfunctional agricultural system, multiple public health issues and impending climate collapse. Land use is one of the root causes of these problems but is rarely discussed. Indeed, land has been the elephant in the room of English politics for so long we have become accustomed to its absence during important debates.