The Capital Growth campaign will offer practical and financial support to schools and communities around London to help more people grow more food, and to have greater access to land and food growing spaces for community benefit.
The Food Growing Schools: London partnership brings together the very best of London’s food growing expertise, information and support, with the ambition to inspire and equip every school in London to grow their own food.
Gardening equipment supplier, Harrod Horticultural has put together a fantastic website aimed at inspiring children to learn where their food comes from and how to grow it themselves. Budding Gardeners is packed full of handy resources including tips and tricks, lessons plans and growing guides. Schools can also receive exclusive discounts on gardening equipment.
Rocket Gardens supply schools with a box brimming full of baby plants packed in golden straw. This box arrives on your school's doorstep ready for immediate planting to create your own instant kitchen garden.
The Real Bread Campaign are offering free wheat seeds and a growing guide for teachers, parents and others who work with children to have a go at growing, milling and then baking your own loaf of bread.
The Sprouts Project gives inner city children a chance to learn first-hand about the food they eat, the way it is grown and how it arrives on their plates. This is a joint initiative between New Covent Garden Market and Wandsworth Borough.
The National Trust's wants to celebrate local and seasonal food and environmentally friendly farming with this useful guide. The website has information about growing your own food, planting workshops, places to meet and buy from local producers, and news of the best seasonal produce that your area has to offer.
The Agriculture and Development Board's ‘Grow Your Own Potatoes’ project will send you all you need to grow your own spuds at school. Register up to 4 classes in school to receive free growing kits, containing everything you need to grow two crops of potatoes and enter in a national and regional competition.
The Tools Shed is the Conservation Foundation’s tools for schools recycling project run in association with Her Majesty's Prison Service. All those garden tools that once lay at the back of the shed waiting to be fixed are now repaired in prison workshops around the country, contributing to prisoners’ training and rehab. The spruced up tools are then given to schools for their gardens at seasonal distribution days.