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.
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.
Teachers can access links to practical advice and activities for all ages on how to start and maintain an organic food growing garden. Handy, quick-reference Growing Instruction Cards, Activity sheets and more...
The RHS Campaign for School Gardening inspires and supports schools to provide children with gardening opportunities to enhance their skills and boost their development. Schools can access free seeds, downloadable resources and school gardening training resources.
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.
Trees For Cities create Edible Playgrounds that transform school grounds into vibrant outdoor teaching gardens, inspiring hands-on learning and getting children excited about growing and eating healthy food.
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.
Social Farms & Gardens supports communities to farm, garden and grow together across the UK. They provide expert advice, support and a free membership scheme to support communities to grow in sustainable ways.
School Food Matters, The Bridge, 7b Parkshot, London TW9 2RD