London as a national park city? No chance, surely? What was once a fanciful idea is going to become a reality. This month the scheme secured the support of the Mayor of London, members of the London Assembly AND the majority of Londons 654 local council ward teams (thats a lot of backing!). All this means that the ... Continue reading »
A network of London-based community food growing projects supported by Capital Growth
Type: Partnership Programme
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A registered charity based on Broadwater Farm in Tottenham, North London. Back To Earth works for sustainable community regeneration and local community cohesion by reducing health inequalities; improving living standards and the environment for people living in Tottenham and Haringey. To achieve these ends we seek to: - empower local residents to make the best and most productive use of their surrounding land and community facilities. - enable people to learn new skills - or develop existing ones - through practical, accessible education and accredited training in landbased green skills and healthy fresh food growing and catering. - develop social enterprises like: the Farm Community Kitchen for healthy eating and cooking; local food growing in our community gardens - and a fresh Food Co-op - all locally run, using local food, employing local people and regenerating local estates, the community centre and Lordship Rec sustainably.View all
Our friends from the Global Good Awards wanted to do a feature for their newsletter on the importance of community projects. Who did they turn to? Project Dirt of course! Have a read of what our Community Manager James Baker had to say on how community projects can create real and lasting change, what makes a good project and how Project Dirt is helping those projects to thrive here.